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.
Latino Politicians Call For Large, Peaceful Protest Of Donald Trump Rally At UIC FridayLatino elected officials and activists are calling for a vocal, but peaceful, protest when Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a planned speech in Chicago on Friday, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Political Experts Predict Illinois Could Have Impact On Presidential RaceHistorically, primary day sees low voter turnout but Super Tuesday results could have a huge impact on Illinois' primary.
Napoleon Harris Touting Leadership In Bid To Top Better Known Rivals For Democratic Senate NominationThe third Democrat vying for Republican U.S. Senator Mark Kirk’s seat was making his case before a luncheon of civic and business leaders today, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Former Governor Pat Quinn Endorses Kim Foxx In Cook County State's Attorney RaceFormer Governor Pat Quinn is picking sides in the Cook County state’s attorney race, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Early Voting Begins Monday For Illinois PrimaryIn campaign 2016, the handling of the shooting death of Laquan McDonald by Chicago Police is a big issue in one of the races in the primary election next month.
Hundreds March Downtown In Support Of Bernie Sanders In campaign 2016, Chicago is "feeling the Bern."
Bernie Sanders Opens Chicago Campaign Office As Clinton Holds FundraisersThe Democrats marching towards the White House left footprints in Chicago Wednesday.
NW Side Candidate Could Become First Muslim Illinois State Rep.In next month's Illinois Primary, voters in one Chicago neighborhood have a choice to make that could be historic should they nominate a Muslim candidate, an immigrant from India to run for the state legislature.
Suburban Attorney Files Petition To Get Republican Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Kicked Off Illinois Ballot A suburban attorney says he filed an objection to Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz being on the Illinois Primary ballot in hopes of bringing a court fight and help from Donald Trump, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore
Illinois Primary 2014 Results: Rauner's Margin Of Victory Cost $622 A VoteSupported by a $14 million mountain of cash, including $6 million of his own fortune, Bruce Rauner came from a political unknown to the GOP candidate for governor in Illinois on Tuesday night.
Illinois Primary 2014: Some Precincts To Stay Open After HoursA handful of precincts that had operational trouble for Tuesday's primary will stay open past the 7 p.m. closing time to accommodate voters.