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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
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This week on NBC's Nightly News, Steve Sandvoss of the Illinois Board of Elections recounted how Illinois' voting system was
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s stunning announcement Tuesday that he will not seek a third term has upended a packed campaign
Cook County assessor hopeful Fritz Kaegi, who bested incumbent Joseph Berrios in the Democratic primary, pledged to attendees of an Illinois Campaign for
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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With Democrats pushing for a “blue wave” in this year’s midterm elections to bring the party back to power in
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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
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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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This afternoon, Senate Bill 2651 (SB 2651) passed its final hurdle in the state’s General Assembly. The bill contained ICPR’s
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