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  • 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
  • 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 - 9:05 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
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