Dorothy Brown Removed From Ballot In Race For MayorCook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown has been booted from the ballot for mayor of Chicago, four days after a hearing officer at the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners determined she didn’t have enough valid signatures on her nominating petitions.
Candidates For Mayor, Alderman Line Up For Chance At Top Spot On BallotThe races for mayor, city clerk, city treasurer, and 50 City Council seats begin in earnest on Monday, as candidates begin filing petitions to get on the ballot.
Millennials Help Push Midterm Turnout In Chicago To Highest Level In 32 YearsOverall, 56 percent of registered voters in Chicago cast a ballot in the election, either in person on Election Day, during early voting, or by mail.
Chicago Board of Election Commissioners Ensures ADA Accessibility For Polling Sites By 2018The United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday a settlement with the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners to ensure accessibility of polling sites to persons with disabilities.
Loop Gets New Bigger Polling Place For Early VotingA former Walgreen’s drug store at 15 W. Washington St. is now home to 140 voting machines.
Officials Weigh Idea Of Merging Chicago And Cook County Election OperationsThe Chicago Board of Election Commissioners had an easy hearing before the City Council Budget Committee on Wednesday, mostly avoiding questions about a proposed cost-saving idea.
Early Voting For Runoffs Outpacing February ElectionChicago 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.
Board Of Elections: No Proof Fraud Took Place At 5th Ward Polling Place Cell phone video taken at a 5th Ward polling place purportedly shows an election judge advising a senior voter how to cast her ballot, but city election officials said there's not enough evidence to prove wrongdoing occurred.
Chicago Voters Still Can Cast Ballots Ahead Of Election DayThe Chicago Board of Election Commissioners says in-person absentee voting will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Early Voting Ends Saturday; Officials Remind Voters No Do-OversChicago election officials were urging voters to get it right the first time if they take advantage of early voting in the upcoming city elections, because there are no do-overs.
Early Voting Begins For Chicago Mayoral, Aldermanic ElectionsEarly voting starts Monday at 51 locations in Chicago. The Chicago Board of Election Commissioners says each site also will offer voter registration. The election is Feb. 24.