Seventeen-year-olds in Illinois had the ability to vote in the March Primary Election. Neli Farahmandpour helped to get the law passed that gave 17-year-olds this opportunity. Read an article.
Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan throws a curveball, asking voters to approve a possible 3 percent surcharge on millionaires to help pay for education. How does that play into a governor’s race that has already become about class warfare? Paris Schutz has the details on that, and how high-profile Democrats and Independents are coming out in support of Bruce Rauner. Read Newt Minow's endorsement of Rauner.
The March Primary is over and the parties are coalescing around their respective candidates for governor. Paris Schutz has more on what is shaping up as a bruising battle. Read an article and view a map of Republican gubernatorial votes by county.
Challenger Will Guzzardi beat State Rep. Toni Berrios for the Illinois House of Representatives' 39th District in the March Primary Election. He joins us.
Voter turnout for Tuesday's March Primary Election has been low, and less than 9 percent of registered voters in Chicago have cast ballots as of 6:00 pm. Voters today will determine who will appear on the November ticket for Republican and Democratic races ranging from governor to the state legislature. Read an article.
Carol Marin and her panel of guests break down the top races as the candidates make their final push before Tuesday’s March Primary election. Joining us are Chicago Tribune Editorial Page editor Bruce Dold, Chicago Sun-Times political reporter Natasha Korecki, and Crain’s Chicago Business political columnist Greg Hinz. Visit Chicago Tonight's 2014 March Primary Elections page for the latest stories, forums and videos.
Watch web extra video clips of the Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidates from the post-forum news conference.
The Republican candidates for Illinois governor join us for a special one-hour candidate forum, moderated by Phil Ponce. Joining us are Bill Brady, Dan Rutherford, Kirk Dillard and Bruce Rauner. View timelines of the candidates' political careers and a behind-the-scenes slideshow, and read a recap of our live chat.
Voter turnout in Chicago is expected to be around 16 percent for the March Primary Election, according to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. The low turnout benefited the debut of electronic poll books in Chicago's precincts. Read an article.
Bruce Rauner has won the Republican gubernatorial primary and will face incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn in the November election. Carol Marin and a roundtable of top political reporters digest last night’s primary election results and look ahead at how the races are shaping up for November. View an interactive graphic of March Primary Election results.
Bruce Rauner has won the Republican gubernatorial primary and will face incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn in the November election. Check out the winners for key races in the March Primary Election.
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For the first time in Illinois, 17-year-olds will be able to vote in Tuesday's March 18 Primary Election. Nearly 3,500 teens have registered in Chicago. Read an article.
Republican gubernatorial candidates -- Bruce Rauner, Bill Brady, and Kirk Dillard – gave a brief news conference following the GOP Governor Forum. Read an article.
At the Tuesday, March 18 Primary Election, the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago will use electronic poll books to check in voters instead of paper poll books. Read an article.
Republican Illinois gubernatorial candidates Bruce Rauner, Dan Rutherford and Bill Brady provide information regarding their charitable contributions. Read an article.