Toni Preckwinkle Now Considers Running For Mayor Of ChicagoOne of the biggest names in Cook County politics flip-flops and opens the door to running for mayor of Chicago. 
Ex-Cabinet Secretary, University Head Donna Shalala Bids For U.S. HouseShalala, former president of both the University of Miami and the University of Wisconsin, is banking that her experience is seen as an asset by voters.
Sheriff Loses Election To His Deputy, Fires Him Moments LaterBon Homme County Sheriff Lenny Gramkow was soundly beaten by Deputy Mark Maggs on June 5.
Richard Irvin Wins Aurora Election, To Become City's First Black MayorThe city of Aurora has elected its first black mayor, after a nail-biter of a race ended in a 170-vote victory for alderman-at-large Richard Irvin.
Some Suburban Elections Still In Question With Many Close RacesTuesday’s suburban elections saw a handful of possible upsets and several tight contests, with some races for mayor separated by only a handful of votes.
Among Tuesday's Elections: Chicago's 4th Ward, Evanston and Aurora's MayoralsTechnically, it’s Primary Day at the polls, and most elections in the Chicago area are non-partisan.
Mundelein Trustee Scrambles To Get On Ballot After Petitions VanishA Mundelein village trustee running for re-election nearly was out of luck when her election packet disappeared last week, but she managed to turn her luck around with the help of her supporters.
For Wheelchair Users, Chicago's Polling Places Could Use Some ImprovementCBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports on a team up between Chicago's election department and a group that advocates for people with disabilities.
Both Parties Cry Foul In Kankakee ElectionDemocrats and Republicans are trading allegations of vote fraud and voter intimidation in a contentious Illinois House race in Kankakee.
Database Hacks Could Threaten November ElectionAs we approach November elections, there will be a greater attack volume and frequency.
Donald Trump Wins GOP Presidential Primary In Indiana, Ted Cruz Suspends CampaignTexas Sen. Ted Cruz abruptly ended his presidential campaign Tuesday night after falling to Donald Trump in Indiana's primary, a devastating loss that left him with no viable path to the Republican nomination.