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  • Pat Quinn concedes Illinois governor race to Bruce Rauner

    CHICAGO — Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn has conceded to Republican businessman Bruce Rauner in the Illinois governor's race.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Election 2014: Unofficial results for McHenry County, Illinois state races

    NOV. 4, 2014 ELECTION RESULTS (unofficial) CONGRESS McHenry County: 212/212 Illinois: 10,067/10,114 ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • McHenry County Clerk still counting early, absentee votes

    It will still be several hours before early and absentee votes get counted in McHenry County. County ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • The day after Election 2014: Obama, Republicans in new political dynamic

    WASHINGTON — A weakened President Barack Obama and emboldened Republican leaders in Congress began adjusting to a new political dynamic Wednesday afte ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • 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 - 1:37 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 - 3:55 pm
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