Elections

Who is the Democratic 'establishment' in Illinois?
Oct 07, 2017

The race for the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor has already seen significant en...

12 things to know about automatic voter registration in Illinois
Aug 30, 2017

Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) is the process of automatically registering eligible people to...

Pritzker chooses state Rep. Juliana Stratton as 2018 running mate
Aug 10, 2017

By Sara Burnett | AP  CHICAGO — Democratic candidate for Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker na...

2 Illinois House Republicans won't seek 2018 re-election
Aug 04, 2017

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Two Republican legislators won't seek re-election next year. State Rep. B...

Madigan is nation's only House speaker to also serve as state party chair
Aug 01, 2017

As part of the ongoing feud between Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael ...

New poll shows signs of trouble for Rauner's re-election chances
Jul 27, 2017

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s job approval rating has worsened in the wake of his budget vetoe...

The influence of unions in 2018 Illinois gubernatorial race: Predictable or wildcard?
Jul 26, 2017

So far, the race for the Illinois Governor's mansion has been characterized by unprecedented ...

How much will the Illinois governor's mansion cost this time?
Jul 18, 2017

The second quarter fundraising and spending numbers are finally in for (most of) Illinois' 20...

Illinois isn't the only politically divided state experiencing turmoil
Jun 22, 2017

As the Illinois General Assembly labors through a special session aimed at bringing the state...

How Democrats and Republicans can better serve Illinois residents
Jun 16, 2017

As a hotly contested statewide election in 2018 draws closer, both major political parties in...

Comey testimony lights up social media, Illinois pols
Jun 08, 2017

If 2017 has taught us anything, it's that the news never stops. After last week, which was fill...

Illinois governor's race on pace to be most expensive in U.S. history
Jun 06, 2017

As Illinois approaches a record third year without a budget, the state is well down the road towa...

Illinois 2018 gubernatorial election could be most expensive in U.S. history
May 24, 2017

Last week, Ken Griffin donated $20 million to Governor Bruce Rauner's re-election campaign, m...

Miller: Chris Kennedy should embrace being the 'outsider'
May 08, 2017

Illinois has elected just two wealthy people to major statewide office in the last 20 years: Form...

Media helped make Bruce Rauner's spring campaign tour a success
Apr 14, 2017

As you know by now, Gov. Bruce Rauner toured the state for two days last week. He denied that the...


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