How Are Chicago And Illinois Working To Avoid An Election Fiasco?An error in an app was blamed Tuesday for a dramatic delay in the reporting of results in the Iowa Democratic caucuses. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole investigated what is being done in Chicago and Illinois to avoid a similar fiasco.
Illinois Assesses Damage From Mistaken Voter RegistrationsThe data of 574 people who self-identified as noncitizens was mistakenly forwarded to elections officials to be registered to vote.
After Russian Hack Of Illinois Voter Database In 2016, State Beefed Up Election CybersecurityThree-and-a-half years after a Russian breach of voter databases, the fight against foreign influence on voters continues nationwide.
Senate Intelligence Committee Report Details How Russian Hackers Targeted Illinois Voter DatabaseA Senate Intelligence Committee report on Thursday indicated that Russian hackers “were in a position to delete or change voter data” in Illinois in 2016, but found no evidence that such a thing happened.
$13.2M Grant To Help Illinois Stop Vote Tampering After Russian HackTwo years after Russian operatives successfully hacked into the Illinois State Board of Elections database and viewed information for tens of thousands of voters, Illinois was awarded a $13.2 million grant aimed at stopping vote tampering.
Illinois Elections Chief To Testify At Senate Panel On Russian HackingIllinois State Board of Elections director Steve Sandvoss will testify about how voter information was stolen by hackers last summer.
Judge Blocks Law Expanding Same-Day Voter Registration In IllinoisIf you live in Cook County or another big county in Illinois, and planned to register and vote on Election Day, your options just shrank.
Illinois Election Official Downplays Impact Of Records HackThe state board of elections does not have any voters' credit card information or financial records, says General Counsel Ken Menzel.
Group Gets 532,000 Signatures To End Gerrymandered DistrictsWith the help of wealthy donors and a bipartisan group of politicians, a petition to end the gerrymandering of Illinois election districts was presented Thursday, but it faces a stiff constitutional challenge that could keep the question off the November ballot.
Letter Sent To South Suburban Residents Reveals Non-VotersA letter that went out to some people in the southwest suburbs ahead of today's elections has sparked outrage from local residents and officials.
Interactive Maps Help Illinois Voters Find Their DistrictsIllinois voters can decipher the new maps of Illinois congressional and state legislative and senate districts, thanks to satellite technology.