LaHood Wins Illinois GOP Race To Replace Ex-US Rep. SchockState Sen. Darin LaHood won the GOP nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, defeating an anti-establishment conservative writer in a heavily Republican swath of central Illinois.
Two Incumbent Aldermen Behind In 10th, 43rd WardsThe counting is complete in two more Chicago aldermanic races, and in both cases, the incumbent is behind.
Amid Scandals, College Of DuPage Getting 3 New TrusteesThe College of DuPage has been a source of controversy of late, and trustee Kathy Hamilton has been leading the charge for a change in leadership. She made an aggressive push to elect three reform-minded candidates to replace members whose terms expire this year, and all three candidates she supported won on Tuesday.
On 102nd Birthday, Chicago Woman Becomes U.S. Citizen, Registers To VoteThis Wednesday was a big birthday for a 102-year-old woman from the Northwest Side Belmont Gardens neighborhood.
Poll: Emanuel, Garcia Remain Locked In Tight Race For MayorEighteen percent were undecided in the one-question poll.
Wilson: I'll Vote For Garcia But May Endorse EmanuelIt’s a somewhat confusing stance from a man whose support would be welcomed by either Chicago mayoral candidate. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Wilson Meets With Fioretti While Weighing Endorsement Of A Mayoral CandidateAld. Bob Fioretti and businessman Willie Wilson are out of the mayoral race, but not without clout. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Winners And Loser's From Tuesday's ElectionThere were plenty of winners and losers after Tuesday’s election, including many who weren’t even on the ballot.
Attitudes Toward Emanuel Could Play Role In 7th Ward Aldermanic RunoffIn all, voters in 19 wards will go to the polls in April. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports in the 7th Ward on the South Side, the race will likely be affected by attitudes toward Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Teachers Union On Runoff In Mayor's Race: 'A Beautiful Day For Democracy'Among the first to back Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in his bid for mayor, the Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday was taking a brief moment to enjoy Garcia’s success in forcing a runoff with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Most Voters Want Elected School Board In ChicagoVoters in 37 wards voiced overwhelming support for an elected school board on Tuesday, though it’s questionable whether the idea would really go anywhere.
Round Two Begins In Race For Mayor; Emanuel Vs. Garcia On April 7After suffering an embarrassing setback in his bid for a second term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces six more weeks of campaigning, in a head-to-head battle with Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia.
Mayor Emanuel To Face Chuy Garcia In Runoff ElectionChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will take on Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia in a runoff election on April 7.
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.
Election Day Is Here; Will Emanuel Avoid A Runoff?The campaigning is over, it’s decision day, and the polls are open. Voters now have a chance to choose whether they want Mayor Rahm Emanuel to stay in office, and who they want to represent their ward on the City Council.