Illinois Primaries Approach Finish Line As Polls Open TuesdayWith heated competitions on both sides of the aisle in the race for governor, and a crowded race for Illinois attorney general after Lisa Madigan decided not to seek another term, interest in the primaries is high and early voting records have been falling across the state.
Democratic Candidates For Governor Focus On Undecided VotersOn the final weekend before the primary election, the Democratic frontrunners in the race for governor were fine-tuning where they campaign and how.
Early Voting Underway For Illinois Primary ElectionsEarly voting was in full swing across the Chicago area on Monday, with dozens of polling places open for voters to cast ballots in the upcoming primary elections.
Poll Workers Wanted For Primary ElectionsThe Chicago Board of Elections is looking for registered voters willing to work the polls for the March 20 primary elections.
Indiana Voters Cast Ballots In Presidential PrimariesPolls opened Thursday morning in Indiana, which could play a decisive role in the race for the Republican nomination.
Lawmaker Seeks State Probe Of Primary Election Glitches In McHenry CountyRep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) sent an email to the Illinois State Board of Elections and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, asking them to look into technical problems that prompted officials to keep McHenry County polling places open for an extra 90 minutes on Tuesday.
Aurora Mayor Wants To Abolish Election CommissionAurora Mayor Tom Weisner has issued a scathing press release calling for the elimination of the Aurora Election Commission, accusing the body of failing to post election results in a timely manner earlier this week.
With Illinois Primary Underway, Busy Day Expected At The PollsAlready, the county has seen a record number of early votes, with 230,000 ballots already cast in Chicago and the Cook County suburbs. Cook County Clerk David Orr said this primary generated a record number of mail ballots and grace period registration, with a large number of young voters.
Clinton, Sanders, Cruz Making Final Pitches For Votes In IllinoisDemocrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders and Republican Ted Cruz hit Chicago on Monday, in a last ditch effort to get more votes.
Early Voting For Primary Election Begins Across IllinoisEarly voting in the primary elections in Illinois began on Monday at more than 50 locations in Chicago, and dozens more in the suburbs.
Former Alderman Fioretti Challenging State Senator Van Pelt In Democratic PrimaryNext month’s Democratic primary will see state Sen. Patricia Van Pelt facing a high-profile challenge from former Alderman Bob Fioretti.
Quinn, Rauner Quick To Trade Attacks In Race For GovernorGov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner wasted no time in attacking each other Wednesday, just hours after winning their respective primaries.