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Illinois Primary Election

Calumet City clerk registers 17-year-olds to vote in March 18 primary

CALUMET CITY | City Clerk Nyota Figgs and members of her staff were at Thornton Fractional North High School this week to find more potential voters for the March 18 primary election in Illinois.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am

Rauner's millions may hamper GOP in general election

When the dust settled last week, state Treasurer Dan Rutherford was the victor when it came to having the most money in his campaign account in his bid for the Republican gubernatorial primary election.

January 20, 2014 12:00 am

Most local incumbents will run unopposed in Ill. primary

When the Cook County elections board removed Al Sanchez from the list of candidates wishing to challenge County Commissioner Stanley Moore, D-Chicago, it was following what has become the trend for this year’s election cycle.

January 17, 2014 1:05 pm

Election this year struck a personal chord

Well, as it turns out, maybe not such a big deal, and certainly no big surprises.

April 05, 2012 12:00 am
Former prep star, pro athlete likely to win state Senate seat

Former prep star, pro athlete likely to win state Senate seat

HARVEY | Napoleon Harris has come a long way from his days as a Dixmoor resident and prep football and basketball star at Thornton High School.

March 21, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Indicted Illinois House member wins Democratic nomination

CHICAGO | An Illinois lawmaker facing a federal bribery charge won the Democratic nomination Tuesday for election to the House this fall.

March 20, 2012 11:45 pm

South suburbs divided on electricity aggregation

There seems to be little sense of unity among south suburban municipalities when it comes to the concept of electricity aggregation.

March 20, 2012 11:15 pm
Illinois GOP voters pick Romney; turnout low

Illinois GOP voters pick Romney; turnout low

Logan County election judge Buster Dyer gives Todd Runyon an ''I Voted'' sticker Tuesday at the fire station in Atlanta, Ill. Voters around the state went to the polls for the Republican Party primary and other state and local races.

March 20, 2012 11:09 pm

Sauk Village opts for Lake Michigan water

SAUK VILLAGE | Village voters said "yes" to Lake Michigan water.

March 20, 2012 11:00 pm
Sims uses Chicago advantage to win Illinois House nomination

Sims uses Chicago advantage to win Illinois House nomination

CALUMET CITY | In the end, the fact that three-fifths of the population in Illinois House District 34 lives in Chicago was the determining factor.

March 20, 2012 11:00 pm
Jackson wins Illinois primary race; Manzullo loses

Jackson wins Illinois primary race; Manzullo loses

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., his wife Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, and their children Jessica, 12, and Jesse III, 8, thank supporters at his election night party Tuesday in Chicago after his Democratic primary win over challenger, former Rep. Debbie Halvorson, in the Illinois' 2nd…

March 20, 2012 10:54 pm
Dems nominate Theis for Illinois Supreme Court

Dems nominate Theis for Illinois Supreme Court

Mary Jane Theis

March 20, 2012 10:33 pm
Jackson wins Illinois primary race; Manzullo loses

Jackson wins Illinois primary race; Manzullo loses

CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Don Manzullo, a 10-term Illinois Republican, lost a heated primary battle on Tuesday, as U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. easily won the Democratic nomination and an Iraq war veteran was chosen to face a tea party firebrand in November.

March 20, 2012 10:30 pm
Sims uses Chicago advantage to win Illinois House nomination

Sims uses Chicago advantage to win Illinois House nomination

Elgie Sims Jr.

March 20, 2012 9:54 pm
Former prep star, pro athlete likely to win state Senate seat

Former prep star, pro athlete likely to win state Senate seat

Napoleon Harris was expected late Tuesday to win the Democratic primary for the 15th District state Senate seat.

March 20, 2012 9:34 pm

Peaceful polling places prevail throughout south suburbs

Across the south suburbs, and throughout Cook County, turnout was mixed as voters went to their polling places to cast ballots in Tuesday's primary election.

March 20, 2012 9:30 pm

Halvorson concedes to Jackson Jr.

NBC5 Chicago reports that former congresswoman Debbie Halvorson has conceded the 2nd Congressional District race to Jesse Jackson Jr.

March 20, 2012 9:26 pm

Polls close in Illinois after primary election

CHICAGO | Polling places are closed in Illinois after voters weighed on the Republican presidential nominees. Voters on Tuesday also decided on congressional and legislative races that could shape Illinois politics for years to come. Nearly a quarter of the state's counties grappled with ba…

March 20, 2012 7:20 pm
Illinois GOP voters pick Romney; turnout low

Illinois GOP voters pick Romney; turnout low

Robert Jewell, a ''bicycle commuter,'' votes Tuesday morning in the Illinois primary election at the Bourbonnais Municipal Center.

March 20, 2012 5:04 pm

Munster pastor taking sides in Illinois House campaign

An Indiana-based pastor is getting involved with a campaign for a seat in the Illinois House of Representatives.

March 14, 2012 8:30 pm
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