Lawsuit: Gov. JB Pritzker's 'Stay At Home' Order Hurts 3rd Party Candidates Trying To Get On BallotThe Green and Libertarian parties in Illinois have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Gov. J.B. Pritzker's stay-at-home order has impeded the petition process necessary to get on the November ballot.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Faces Ballot Challenge From Rival Bob FiorettiFacing three challengers in her bid for re-election, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx first will have to survive a challenge to her nominating petitions to stay on the ballot.
Pastors Ask Election Board To Keep Wilson On Ballot For MayorSupporters of mayoral challenger Willie Wilson have called on the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners to uphold his candidacy, and allow him on the February ballot, in the face of an ongoing challenge from the Emanuel campaign.
Wilson To Rahm: "Every Citizen Should Be Able To Run"Mayoral challenger Willie Wilson is criticizing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s efforts to challenge the nominating petitions he filed to get on the ballot for mayor in the 2015 election.
Chicago Election Begins Taking Shape As First Candidates File PetitionsThe first day of candidate filings for the city elections in February gave some early indications about the various races, but can’t tell the whole story.
Candidates Begin Filing Nomination Petitions For 2014 PrimariesThe weather's cold, but the political season is starting to heat up. Monday is the first day candidates can file nomination petitions for the upcoming elections.
First Day Candidates Can File Nominating Petitions Monday is the first day candidates in the upcoming elections can file nominating petitions.
Candidates For Governor Can Start Circulating PetitionsTwo Illinois Republicans eyeing the governor's office headed into Tuesday -- the first day that Illinois candidates wanting to run in 2014 can circulate petitions -- with a jump start on announcing their running mates.
State Probing Mayoral Nominating PetitionsThe Chicago Sun-Times reported Saturday that the Illinois Secretary of State’s police were investigating apparently faked notary public signatures on hundreds of nominating petitions submitted by four candidates for mayor.
Deadline Passes For Objections In Mayor's RaceTuesday was the last day to file objections to the nominating petitions of the 20 candidates in the race for mayor of Chicago.
Mayor Candidates File, Begin Squabbling Over Debates, TacticsCandidates submitted their petitions this morning to secure their places on the ballot for mayor and other offices next year.