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Elections used to happen on Election Day. As recently as 2004, Illinois voters had to show up at a polling
The Democratic Party of Illinois and the J.B. Pritzker gubernatorial campaign have invested $1 million in a drive to register new voters
This week on NBC's Nightly News, Steve Sandvoss of the Illinois Board of Elections recounted how Illinois' voting system was
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s stunning announcement Tuesday that he will not seek a third term has upended a packed campaign
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Cook County assessor hopeful Fritz Kaegi, who bested incumbent Joseph Berrios in the Democratic primary, pledged to attendees of an Illinois Campaign for
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As sexual harassment allegations continue to plague Illinois’ political establishment, a review of staff hiring practices raises questions about the
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2018 Contacts:  Edward Mullen, (312) 508-9433, ed_mullen@me.com  Mary Miro, (312) 436-1274, mary@ilcampaign.org Illinois Campaign for
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Media outlets are keeping a close watch on the eye-popping spending in Illinois’ gubernatorial campaign with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner
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Democratic Candidate J.B. Pritzker outspent incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner by nearly 3 to 1, $20.1 million to $7.8 million, respectively.
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In the last three months, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has raised about $5.2 million in his bid for a third
When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in 1966, the legislation solidified how central transparency
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A growing contingent throughout the nation sees the United States plunging into a crisis similar to the one of August
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Illinois stands alone in nominating two mega-wealthy men to run for governor. Both incumbent Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic
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Candidates consider several factors while campaigning for public office, but sometimes, just getting on the ballot is their greatest challenge.
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Each year, the Chicago Community Trust sponsors On the Table, an annual forum that invites Chicago residents to participate in elevated
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