BLOOMINGTON — Democratic governor nominee J.B. Pritzker isn't backing down on a controversial attack ad his campaign published this week.
BLOOMINGTON — Erika Harold is looking for local input in her agenda as candidate for Illinois attorney general.
BLOOMINGTON — Steve Suess likes to say he's a "reformed Republican."
SPRINGFIELD — This year's Illinois governor's race between uber-wealthy candidates could be the costliest in U.S. history and perfectly illustrates the need for a campaign finance system that isn't so rigged in favor of the rich, say critics pushing for a system that would match small donati…
BLOOMINGTON — J.B. Pritzker promised Tuesday to go to bat for Democratic candidates across Illinois this year.
DECATUR — Citing Decatur's plan to highlight apprenticeship and vocational training programs, J.B. Pritzker said Friday the city has turned itself into a model the rest of the state could follow.
SPRINGFIELD — A Republican state senator has announced an independent run for Illinois governor.
SPRINGFIELD — Last summer, with an important Illinois election season months away, Shelby County officials in central Illinois feared that their outdated voting equipment wouldn't be approved for use by the State Board of Elections.
CHICAGO — Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and billionaire Democratic businessman J.B. Pritzker spent millions attacking each other even before their 2018 matchup was set, providing a preview of just how brutal and astronomically expensive the race for the state's top job is expected to be.
EUREKA — Woodford County voters approved two tax questions Tuesday that will help local schools and put water in a public pool.
CHICAGO — The race for Illinois governor will be a battle between two deep-pocketed candidates who've already sunk more than $120 million combined into the contest, putting it on pace to become the costliest such campaign in U.S. history.
Illinois voters added their voices to the 2018 primary season Tuesday, with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner surviving an unexpectedly stiff primary challenge from the right and a suburban Chicago congressman, Dan Lipinski, clinging to a tight lead over a Democratic challenger fueled by the part…
SPRINGFIELD — Betsy Dirksen Londrigan broke through a crowded Democratic field for the Illinois 13th Congressional District, setting up a November showdown against three-term Republican Congressman Rodney Davis.
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LaSALLE — Chief Deputy Clerk Lori Bongartz has won the Democratic nomination to succeed her boss, longtime LaSalle County Clerk JoAnn Carretto.
EUREKA — Woodford County voters appeared split Tuesday on whether to approve a sales tax that would help local school districts.
BLOOMINGTON — A first-time candidate from Bloomington and a Colfax farmer have the inside track for McLean County Board seats this fall.
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney and former Miss America Erika Harold has won the Republican primary for Illinois attorney general.
FORD COUNTY — The Republican race for Ford County treasurer has gone to Krisha Shoemaker of Paxton over Kasi Schwarz of Roberts.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — With the Illinois primary just a day away, state election officials are beefing up cyber defenses and scanning for possible intrusions into voting systems and voter registration rolls.
CHICAGO — The candidates for Illinois governor are making their final push ahead of Tuesday's primary, greeting voters and sinking more money into what's become an increasingly fierce — and expensive — contest.
BLOOMINGTON — State Rep. Jeanne Ives thinks she has Gov. Bruce Rauner "in hiding" in advance of Tuesday's GOP primary.
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SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois Democratic candidates for governor say it's time for the state to legalize recreational marijuana, while Republican candidates oppose the idea.