Runoff Elections

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (left) and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia make the rounds across Chicago on Monday, the last full day of campaigning before the runoff election in Chicago. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Polls Closed For Historic Mayoral Election

After weeks of contentious campaigning, voters in Chicago were having their say Tuesday in the race for mayor, and 19 races for alderman.

04/07/2015

Voters work on their ballots at their polling place in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Polls Open For Chicago’s First Mayoral Runoff

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is facing off against challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, while 18 seats on the City Council are at stake, including in the 2nd Ward, where two candidates are vying to replace Ald. Bob Fioretti, who gave up his seat on the City Council to run for mayor, but came in 4th place in February.

04/07/2015

Ballots

Early Voting For Runoffs Outpacing February Election

Chicago election officials said they’re hopeful for good turnout for the runoff elections on Tuesday, with the contest for mayor and 18 aldermanic seats up for grabs.

04/03/2015

Early voting in Ohio (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Early Voting Begins For April 7 Runoff

Polls are open for early voting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays through April 4 in all 50 wards. Early voting also will be available on Sunday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at every location.

03/23/2015

Bernard Stone, Debra Silverstein

Stone, Silverstein Fight For West Rogers Park

Ald. Bernard Stone (50th) has represented the West Rogers Park neighborhood in the City Council for nearly four decades, but now, he is in the fight of his political life to keep his seat.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Last Day For Early Voting In Runoff Elections

If you’re a city resident, and your alderman didn’t win a seat outright in the election last month, this is the last day to vote early for the runoff.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Big Turnout For Early Voting In City, Suburbs

Election officials in Chicago and the suburbs say they are seeing encouraging numbers in the people participating in early voting now underway.

WBBM Newsradio–03/24/2011

City Hall

14 Aldermanic Races Appear Headed For Runoffs

As many as 10 sitting Chicago aldermen appear headed into one-on-one runoff elections in April and four more open aldermanic races are headed towards runoffs between the top two contenders.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011