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  • Election 2014: Bull Valley voters approve referendum for road repairs

    BULL VALLEY – Voters in Bull Valley on Tuesday narrowly approved a referendum that maintains their current property tax bills and helps village offici ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:02 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's race: Republican Bill Prim beats Jim Harrison (with video)

    Republican Bill Prim will be sworn in as the first new McHenry County Sheriff in nearly two decades.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:27 am
  • Election 2014 in Illinois: 2 amendments, advisory issues leading in vote

    CHICAGO — With 90 percent of the vote counted, two proposed constitutional amendments were earning the support of Illinoisans by wide margins Tuesday, ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Election 2014: Illinois voters OK crime victim rights amendment

    CHICAGO — Illinois voters have approved a constitutional amendment affording crime victims more rights during criminal prosecutions.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Illinois governor's race: Pat Quinn aide says votes still need to be counted

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn's spokeswoman says there are outstanding votes in Chicago and Cook County that need to be counted before it's known who will ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:24 am
  • Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka re-elected

    CHICAGO — Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has been re-elected to a second term over Democratic challenger Sheila Simon.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • U.S. House race, Illinois 6th District: Peter Roskam wins re-election

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Republican Peter Roskam easily secured his fifth term in the U.S. House, capturing roughly 67 percent of the vote in an election night ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:01 am
  • Election: Dick Durbin re-elected to U.S. Senate; Illinois Republicans seek more House seats

    CHICAGO — Illinois Republicans wrested two congressional seats away from Democrats on Tuesday, while Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin was re-elected to a f ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:52 am
  • Election 2014: Same-day Illinois voter registration means longer lines

    CHICAGO — Some Illinoisans taking advantage of a policy adopted this year allowing Election Day voter registration have ended up in long lines.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:42 pm
  • Some Lake County polls to stay open late

    CHICAGO – Lake County polling places that offer same-day registration will stay open two hours later after a court ruling.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:10 pm
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