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Local Election News

  • 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
  • Close Illinois governor race spurs vote vigilance

    SPRINGFIELD – In the run-up to what could be the closest governor race in Illinois history, Republicans and Democrats are doing all they can to ensure ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • GOP rebels mind their political manners

    WASHINGTON – Tea party groups and other Republican rebels that thrive on bedeviling the party are minding their political manners in the run-up to Ele ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • First lady backs Quinn as Rauner calls for change

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn got an assist Saturday from first lady Michelle Obama, who told a cheering crowd the incumbent and other Democrats will ensur ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Considering a voting booth selfie? Think again

    PEORIA – Already thinking about that perfect voting booth selfie on Election Day? You may want to think again.
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Things to know about voting in McHenry County before Tuesday

    Voters have several options open to them if they want to vote ahead of Tuesday’s mid-term election. ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Where Illinois governor hopefuls stand on issues

    CHICAGO – The next governor of Illinois could decide a raft of big issues, from how to close a multibillion-dollar state budget gap to whether busines ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 11:57 pm
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