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  • Election 2014: GOP takeover: Republicans surge to Senate control

    WASHINGTON – Riding a powerful wave of voter discontent, resurgent Republicans captured control of the Senate and tightened their grip on the House Tu ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Election 2014 live updates: McHenry County votes roll in

    Northwest Herald reporters and editors will be covering elections live tonight from our Crystal Lake Newsroom providing timely updates as ballot resul ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 6:36 pm
  • Election Central 2014: Live results for McHenry County, Illinois state races

    Election results will be updated live here throughout Election Night. ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 6:37 pm
  • Touch-screen voting machines fixed in most McHenry County voting locations

    McHenry County election workers have fixed the software issue in most of the touch-screen voting machines, County Clerk Katherine Schultz said.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 6:42 pm
  • Illinois governor, McHenry County sheriff among key races in voters' hands

    Voters will decide key county and state races Tuesday – from Illinois governor and U.S. senator to who will lead the McHenry County Sheriff's Office a ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 9:07 am
  • Midterm elections carry high stakes for U.S. economy

    WASHINGTON — The midterm slugfest for control of the U.S. Senate could have far-reaching effects on the economy.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Early voting jumps in Cook County and Chicago for November election

    CHICAGO — Election officials in the state's most populous county say they've seen increasing interest in early voting this year, in advance of Tuesday ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • With U.S. Senate at stake, candidates clash over Obama

    WASHINGTON — On the eve of an election that will decide the Senate majority, it's time for closing arguments and an all-out effort to motivate people ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 2:34 pm
  • Illinois governor candidates Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner tour statewide

    CHICAGO — The Illinois gubernatorial candidates are making the last push for votes ahead of Election Day with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Party leaders clash over Obama as election nears

    WASHINGTON – Claiming new momentum 48 hours before polls open across America, Republicans on Sunday assailed President Barack Obama in a final weekend ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 11:16 pm
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