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Voters head to the polls Tuesday to select the Illinois' chief legal officer, with a wide field of Democratic candidates seeking to replace outgoing Attorney General Lisa Madigan. Madigan's announcement in September that she would not seek re-election sent shockwaves through the state's political circles, ...

They have good reason to be on guard: Two years ago, Illinois was the lone state known to have its state election system breached in a hacking effort that ultimately targeted 21 states. Federal intelligence agencies determined that the attempted hacking of state elections systems in 2016 primarily targeted ...
But former President Barack Obama's popularity can still be felt up and around Cook County, making his endorsement an object to be desired by many candidates on the eve of Election Day for the Illinois primary. On March 17, Obama endorsed long-time friend and embattled Cook County Board President ...
The semi-monthly Illinois Poll showed the race is closest among African-American voters, with Pritzker and Kennedy both registering support at 32 percent. Among early voters, Pritzker's lead rose to more than 10 points, according to the poll. However, 16 percent of voters were still undecided heading into ...
With less than 24 hours until polls officially open for Illinois' primary election, officials say early voting numbers in Chicago and Cook County have far surpassed those of previous midterm primaries. As of Sunday evening, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners reported 85,892 ballots had been cast ...
Polling places for today's Illinois primary election will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. A full slate of statewide offices are on the ballot. In Rock Island County, there will be a Democratic primary for sheriff, pitting incumbent Sheriff Gerry Bustos against former sheriff Jeff Boyd. In Henry County, voters will be ...
Marie Newman, who is challenging Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), in the 2018 Illinois primary election. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. Newman is no stranger to public life. About 10 years ago, after finding out her oldest child was being severely bullied, she worked with around 100 other families to institute an ...
Illinois will hold primary elections on Tuesday. The state has a few compelling House races that will help to determine control of the chamber in November. Neither of the Democratic senators from Illinois face re-election this year. One primary battle Tuesday holds immediate stakes for the soul of the ...
Voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide Democratic and Republican nominees for the November general election, after a final day of campaigning saw candidates for governor, attorney general and Congress fan out across Illinois. Precinct polling places are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., and a preliminary ...
In Illinois, ballot selfies are prohibited by state law. It's a felony to mark your ballot so another person can see how you voted, carrying a potential prison sentence of one to three years. State election officials have said it's "unlikely" anyone would be prosecuted for a ballot selfie, but you should play it safe and ...


 

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