Microsoft Offers Software Tools To Secure ElectionsMicrosoft officials said the ElectionGuard development kit will be provided free of charge as part of its Defending Democracy Program. They also announced a cut-rate Office 365 application suite for political parties and campaigns at a 75 percent discount, the price they charge nonprofits.
Michelle Obama Works To Get Out The Vote"When you don't vote, what you're really doing is letting someone else take power over your own life."
Facebook, Twitter Chiefs Face Lawmakers Amid Election Security ConcernsCongress has sharply criticized the social media companies over the last year as it has become clear that they were at the forefront of Russia's interference in the 2016 elections.
Twin Sisters Are Both Running For Office, But In Opposite PartiesTwin sisters Monica Sparks and Jessica Ann Tyson are so much alike that both running for public office in Michigan.
Russian Hack Into Illinois Election Database Worse Than ThoughtThe digital intruders saw the records of 90,000 voters, including names, birth dates, driver’s license numbers. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Russians Targeted Illinois Election Database, Congressman ConfirmsRep. Mike Quigley believes Russia's intent was to derail Democrat Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Sparse Turnout For Off-Year Consolidated Elections In Kane CountyKane County is one of two election authorities in Illinois to be completely computerized.
DuPage Looking To Merge Election Commission With County ClerkDuPage County officials said they are fine-tuning a plan to merge their election commission with the county clerk’s office.
2 Investigators: Chicago Voters Cast Ballots From Beyond The GraveElection officials insist there is an explanation as to why deceased people are still showing up on voter rolls. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
More Absentee Ballots Counted As Five Aldermanic Races Remain Too Close To CallMore absentee ballots have been counted in five aldermanic races in Chicago that are still too close to call. WBBM’s Mike Krauser has the latest numbers.
"I Voted" Stickers A Thing Of The Past In Lake CountyWhile voters in most suburban counties will receive an "I Voted" sticker in exchange for their completed ballot Tuesday, Lake County voters haven't had the option to receive the coveted sticker in years.
City Council To Have At Least Eight New Aldermen After Tuesday's ElectionAt least 8 of the 50 aldermen will be new due to vacancies, deaths or remaps.
You Can Still Register To Vote In Case You Want To, You Know, Exercise That RightIt's offensive to me when someone isn't registered to vote. You're not only choosing to leave yourself out of the democratic process, but risking the future of 2.7 million Chicagoans. That includes me. So stop it.
City Candidates File Nominating Petitions For February Elections Over 120 candidates or their aides waited in line with boxes and bales of paper and signatures to get themselves on the City of Chicago ballot next February, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Window For Early Voting Closes This WeekendThere are dozens of early voting polling places in the city and suburbs. Election officials are encouraged by what they've seen so far. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.