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  • Illinois voters approve 2 constitutional amendments, 3 advisory issues

    CHICAGO — Illinois voters overwhelmingly approved two constitutional amendments, ensuring that voters aren't illegally discouraged from casting ballot ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Election 2014: Last Chicago ballot cast after 3 a.m. amid same-day registration trial

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ experiment with allowing people to register and vote on Election Day ran into bottlenecks in Chicago, leading to lines of hundreds ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Republican Bruce Rauner now turns to governing Illinois as Pat Quinn concedes

    CHICAGO – Governor-elect Bruce Rauner began appointing a team Wednesday to build his administration and pledged to make good on a promise to turn Spri ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Ballot measures: Oregon, D.C. voters OK recreational use of marijuana

    NEW YORK (AP) — Voters in Oregon and the District of Columbia approved ballot measures Tuesday allowing the recreational use of marijuana by adults, e ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:36 am
  • Election 2014: Illinois treasurer race too close to call still

    CHICAGO — The vote margin between the top candidates for Illinois treasurer is still razor thin and no one is conceding.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:52 pm
  • Republicans headed for McHenry County Board sweep

    McHenry County’ eight-year experiment with two-party rule on the County Board may have come to an end Tuesday evening with the defeat of both Democrat ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Illinois statehouse incumbents win across board in McHenry County

    Statehouse incumbents representing McHenry County districts took home solid wins Tuesday night based on unofficial results reported by area county cle ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:59 am
  • PHOTOS: McHenry County votes in Election 2014

    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:29 am
  • U.S. House Illinois 14th District: Randy Hultgren tops Dennis Anderson again

    For the second time in two years, incumbent U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, has defeated Democratic challenger Dennis Anderson of Gurnee in the ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:59 am
  • Election: Chemung Township voters overwhelmingly OK road referendum

    HARVARD – Voters in Chemung Township on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a referendum that allows road district officials to borrow $1.25 million and r ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:01 am
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