Beaten Congressional Candidate Jim Oberweis Seeks To Overturn Election Defeat By Incumbent Lauren UnderwoodDefeated Republican congressional candidate Jim Oberweis has informed the U.S. House of Representatives he will contest the outcome of his race against Democratic Congresswoman Lauren Underwood.
Contested Election Sows Divide Among GOP Lawmakers; Chicago Election Attorney Calls It 'A Dramatic, Dramatic Line In The Sand'This week, a growing number of national Republican lawmakers have pledged to take their final stand to contest presidential election results.
Suburban Cook County Election Judges Hit With Last-Minute Paperwork To Get PaidHow would you like to work in a pandemic in a very public place – and not get paid? That is the story we’re hearing from several election judges in Cook County.
Illinois Electors Cast All 20 Votes For Joe Biden For President"It's my fervent hope that we are indeed seeing the dawn of a very bright new day," elector Julia Kennedy Beckman, of Darien, said as she cast her vote.
Cook County Judicial Candidate Says Vote Totals Changed After Deadline To Make Him Lose, Claims FraudOne man who ran for judge in Cook County claims thousands of ballots mysteriously materialized after the Nov. 17 deadline to count them, and it cost him the race.
President Donald Trump Pursues Recount Of 2 Liberal Wisconsin CountiesThe recounts in Milwaukee and Dane counties could begin as soon as Thursday and must be done by Dec. 1.
'God Bless America. We Did It': Jubilant Biden Supporters Crowd Chicago Streets After Former VP's Projected Win Over President TrumpHundreds descended on Trump Tower, as trucks blocked off traffic in the area, and police officers stood by watching a combination of party, protest, and patriotism.
Chicago Area Leaders React After Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Projected To Defeat President Donald Trump, VP Mike PenceGov. JB Pritzker said "America elected a President and Vice President who will lead with compassion, restore dignity to the office, and give us hope for a brighter future."
2020 Election Live Updates From CBS News: Biden Speaks As Results Keep Trickling In From Arizona And NevadaResults flowed in all day Friday from four battleground states that have yet to be called in the presidential race, with Joe Biden opening leads in Georgia and in Pennsylvania, where a victory would secure a majority of electoral votes needed to win the White House.
President Trump Keeps Up Fight Over Election While Biden Prepares Transition Team -- What Happens Next? Local Experts Weigh InThe votes may almost be counted, but President Donald Trump’s fight to stay in the White House is just beginning – all while Joe Biden will be assembling a transition team.
Votes Still Being Counted In The 2020 Presidential ElectionVotes are still being counted in several states including Pennsylvania. The electoral college count stands at 253 for Biden to Trump's 213. The magic number: 270.
2020 Election Live Updates From CBS News: Biden Takes Slim Lead In Georgia And PennsylvaniaJoe Biden has edged ahead of President Trump in Pennsylvania as vote counting continued there and in the other critical swing states of Georgia, Arizona, Nevada and North Carolina.
2020 Election Live Updates From CBS News: New Results Show Razor-Thin Race For The White HousePresident Trump spoke Thursday evening in remarks coinciding with the beginning of network evening news broadcasts and both falsely claimed victory and baselessly accused his political enemies of stealing the election from him — despite the ongoing vote counting in five states.
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: Biden-Harris Administration 'Gives Me A Great Deal Of Hope'"The thing that gives me hope is, knowing a little bit about these two people, that they will govern with empathy. And that means a lot, particularly given what we've been through the last four years."
Pritzker On Defeat Of Graduated Income Tax: 'There Will Be Cuts. And They Will Be Painful'"Illinois's fiscal problems haven't gone away. We now sit at a crossroads. Our state finances, still require fundamental structural change."