Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting To Get Paid For Work During March Primary; 'There's Got To Be A Way To Solve This'“I do it for the money, but also believe in democracy,” said Susan Rohde, who has fulfilled her civic duty for more than a decade as an election judge.
Indiana Officials Urging Voters To Shift To Mail-In Ballots For June 2 PrimaryElection officials and state political leaders are encouraging mail-in voting as a way to protect poll workers and voters from possible COVID-19 exposure even as plans still call for opening in-person voting sites on primary day.
Clerks Set To Count Votes In Messy Wisconsin ElectionMunicipal clerks across Wisconsin on Monday were set to start tallying votes from last week's chaotic presidential primary, a count that was delayed for several days by the legal struggle over whether to postpone the election due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Wisconsin Voters Forced To Choose Between Health, DemocracyIf Wisconsin was a test case for voting in the age of the coronavirus, it did not go well for many voters.
After Wisconsin Supreme Court Overrules Gov. Tony Evers, Primary Election To Move ForwardThe decisions leave Wisconsin as the only state with an election scheduled in April that is proceeding as planned.
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.