Jim Oberweis To Face U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, Jeanne Ives To Face U.S. Rep. Sean Casten In Key Congressional RacesAs Democrats seek to maintain their control of the U.S. House of Representatives in November, two freshman Democrats in Illinois will be key to that goal.
Already Hard To Come By, Chicago Election Judges Rarely Dismissed, Records ShowFor six elections held between 2016 and spring 2019, approximately 72,000 people were hired to staff polling places in Chicago. Only 41 were fired.
Coronavirus Concerns And Election Equipment Problems Combine For 'Pretty Frustrating' Day At Some Chicago Polling PlacesJamar Foreman will always remember his first time as an election judge. Essential equipment was not at the polling place in Andersonville where he was staffing the election on Tuesday.
Gov. JB Pritzker And Chicago Election Board Trade Barbs Over Handling Of Tuesday's Primary ElectionsGov. JB Pritzker said he would not use the COVID-19 crisis as an excuse to "supersede my constitutional authority."
GOP Wants Audit As Automatic Registration Problems ContinueElection officials say the registrants have now been registered and should be able to vote in Tuesday's primary.
Indiana GOP Hopes Nasty Primary Won't Haunt Senate CandidateIndiana Republicans who picked wealthy former state lawmaker Mike Braun as their Senate candidate now are hoping he's not too battered from a grueling primary to mount an effective challenge against a vulnerable Democratic incumbent.
Family Name Helps Pence Brother Win GOP Bid For Indiana Congressional SeatGreg Pence, 61, is a Marine veteran and owner of two antique malls. He once ran a now-bankrupt chain of Tobacco Road convenience stores.
Trump Sits Out Indiana Senate Primary, And His Supporters Are SplitBeth Henderson has soured on President Donald Trump but her politics are still animated by the belief that attracted her to Trump in 2016: Washington is broken, and career politicians are to blame.
Illinois Primaries Approach Finish Line As Polls Open TuesdayWith heated competitions on both sides of the aisle in the race for governor, and a crowded race for Illinois attorney general after Lisa Madigan decided not to seek another term, interest in the primaries is high and early voting records have been falling across the state.
Democratic Candidates For Governor Focus On Undecided VotersOn the final weekend before the primary election, the Democratic frontrunners in the race for governor were fine-tuning where they campaign and how.
Early Voting Underway For Illinois Primary ElectionsEarly voting was in full swing across the Chicago area on Monday, with dozens of polling places open for voters to cast ballots in the upcoming primary elections.
Poll Workers Wanted For Primary ElectionsThe Chicago Board of Elections is looking for registered voters willing to work the polls for the March 20 primary elections.
Indiana Voters Cast Ballots In Presidential PrimariesPolls opened Thursday morning in Indiana, which could play a decisive role in the race for the Republican nomination.
Lawmaker Seeks State Probe Of Primary Election Glitches In McHenry CountyRep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) sent an email to the Illinois State Board of Elections and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, asking them to look into technical problems that prompted officials to keep McHenry County polling places open for an extra 90 minutes on Tuesday.
Aurora Mayor Wants To Abolish Election CommissionAurora Mayor Tom Weisner has issued a scathing press release calling for the elimination of the Aurora Election Commission, accusing the body of failing to post election results in a timely manner earlier this week.