Multiple Chicago Primary Poll Workers Later Fell Ill With COVID-19, One Poll Worker DiedMultiple poll workers or voters for the March 17 Illinois primary in Chicago later fell ill with COVID-19, and Gov. JB Pritzker on Monday responded to a report that one of them died.
Some Chicagoans Say Problems With Mail Meant Their Primary Ballots Weren't CountedThere was frustration and fallout from some Chicago voters after finding out their mail-in ballots were rejected – when they thought they had done everything right.
CBS News: Joe Biden Wins Illinois Democratic PrimaryJoe Biden defeated Bernie Sanders Tuesday to win the Illinois Democratic primary, on an election day where the coronavirus epidemic loomed large.
Primary Election Day Amid Coronavirus Means Shortage Of Poll Workers, SuppliesWhile officials are telling Americans to avoid groups of 10 or more, some polling places expect to see hundreds of voters waiting in line at a time.
Election Judge Would Like To See Illinois Primary Postponed Amid Coronavirus PandemicThe Illinois primary is set for Tuesday – and while the federal government is advising that people avoid groups of 10 or more, some precincts will see hundreds of voters.
Coronavirus In Chicago: Voters Cautious, But Still Turn Out For Early Voting In Illinois PrimaryDespite the coronavirus outbreak, the Illinois primary is still scheduled to go on as planned Tuesday.
Coronavirus In Chicago: While Acknowledging Worries, Preckwinkle Says 'Our Civic Duty Is Voting'While acknowledging the coronavirus crisis and the difficulties it is causing, city and county officials on Sunday urged people to turn out to vote for the Illinois primary this week – and emphasized that there is still time to vote early.
Coronavirus In Chicago: With Some Different Polling Places, Primary Still Set For Tuesday Despite COVID-19 OutbreakTuesday's Illinois primary is still on, despite the coronavirus pandemic, but with some different polling places, prompting election officials to urge more voters to cast a ballot early.
Illinois Democratic Presidential Primary Will Be Critical As Biden, Sanders Run Neck-And-NeckVirtually up for grabs – that’s where it stands right now for the top two candidates vying to become the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee.
Early Voting Underway In Cook CountyThe Chicago Election Board said more people are opting to vote by mail. That deadline is March 12th. The Illinois primary is March 17th.
How Will New Jussie Smollett Indictment Affect State's Attorney Kim Foxx's Reelection Bid?The new indictment of actor Jussie Smollett issued Tuesday not only raises new questions about his case and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s handling of it – it also comes down weeks before the Illinois primary election.
Juliana Stratton Defeats Ken Dunkin In High-Spending 5th District State House RaceIn a race that served as a proxy war between Governor Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan, attorney Juliana Stratton defeated incumbent State Representative Ken Dunkin in the Democratic primary for the 5th District in the Illinois House.
Few Problems Reported At Chicago Polling Stations, Some Suburban Precincts Staying Open LateElection Day has seen long lines and a few glitches at the polls throughout the Chicago area, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
Election Officials Expecting Big Turnout In Cook County For Illinois PrimaryLocal election officials say the many contested races in Tuesday’s primary elections are generating a lot of interest and they’re expecting strong turnout for a primary, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Several Key Suburban Races To Be Decided In Illinois Primary TuesdayWBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore takes a look at some key races in the suburbs.