U.S. cash (Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite Improvement, Illinois Voters Very Worried About Economy

Despite clear signs that the nation’s economy has been improving, an overwhelming percentage of Illinois voters are worried about the direction of the nation’s economy in the next year.


Ald. Leslie Hairston (Credit: Facebook)

Prosecutors Investigating Alderman’s Offer Of Prizes To Voters

Cook County prosecutors have begun investigating a South Side alderman who admitted she made a mistake by offering rewards to her constituents if they vote in the upcoming election, no matter who they vote for.



African American Voters Hold Key to Election in 2014 Illinois’ Governor Race

By Ed Marshall, CBS 2 Political Producer CHICAGO (CBS) — On Tuesday, voters will have a historic opportunity to gauge the top two candidates during the first-ever televised Illinois gubernatorial debate focusing primarily on issues of […]


Deborah Tyson gets indigestion from thinking about politics this election season. (CBS)

Bombarded Voters Ready For Tuesday To End

Obama supporters and Romney backers at Manny’s Deli are united about one thing: They’re out of patience with all the politicking. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


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

Public Policy Expert: Many Voters Don’t Seem Interested In Election

A public policy expert says many voters do not seem interested in this year’s presidential election – or politics in general, for that matter.

WBBM Newsradio–09/26/2012

Americans Go To The Polls To Elect The Next U.S. President

Kendall County Voters Nominate Auditor, Recorder; Cut Their Would-Be Offices

Voters in Kendall County nominated a new auditor and a new recorder Tuesday, while at the same time voting to eliminate their positions.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

A voter casts a ballot during early voting. (AP Photo)

Voters Head To Polls In Indiana

Voters in Indiana go to the polls Tuesday to pick city and town governments and decide tax questions.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Candidates Court Voters Before Election

Candidates spent quality time with voters on one of the last weekends before the Chicago mayoral election.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011