Oprah Hosting Virtual Town Halls To Encourage Voters Ahead Of ElectionOprah is using her voice to get people to vote ahead of the 2020 election.
Kanye Will Not Appear On Illinois Presidential Ballot In NovemberThe Illinois Board of Elections has finalized the November 3 ballot and rapper Kanye West will not be on it.
Mail In Voting Expansion Bill Passes Illinois Senate, Now Awaits Governor Pritzker's SignatureA bill to expand Illlinois' vote by mail program cleared the state Senate on Friday, and now heads to Gov. JB Pritizker for his signature. 
Tammy Duckworth To Interview For Biden's VP Position, Dick Durbin SaysIllinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth is being floated as Joe Biden's potential running mate. 
Registration Deadline Is Monday For Indiana City ElectionsMonday is the voter registration deadline for Indiana residents wanting to cast ballots in this year's city or town elections.
Karen Freeman-Wilson Unseated In Gary Mayoral RaceWhen she was elected Gary's mayor in 2011, Karen Freeman-Wilson seemed to embody new hope. But among voters, that hope turned to frustration.
Chicago Aldermanic Candidate Files Federal Lawsuit Against House Speaker Mike Madigan, Alderman Marty QuinnDavid Krupa, a candidate for 13th Ward Alderman in Chicago, says he has faced intimidation, harassment and threats while challenging the alderman allied with House Speaker Mike Madigan, and now he's filed a federal lawsuit to hold Madigan accountable. 
Illinois' $207 Million Governor's Race Close To Being Most ExpensiveCandidates in the Illinois governor's race have spent more than $207 million on T.V. ads this election season--making this year's election one of the most expensive gubernatorial races in American history. 
Early Voting Begins Today Ahead Of November ElectionAccording to the State Board of Elections, 1.4 million voters cast early ballots in 2016, a presidential election year.
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.