More than two weeks after the election, the Illinois Treasurer’s race has been decided. Democratic candidate Mike Frerichs will become the next treasurer.
Republican Bruce Rauner will be the next Illinois governor as Pat Quinn officially conceded at 3:30 pm Wednesday.
Chicago voters turned out in monumental numbers for same-day registration and voting today causing long lines at all five sites. The Chicago Elections Board reported that it had moved additional equipment and judges to those locations to help move lines along. Notices have also been posted indicating that all voters in line at 7:00 pm, MUST BE allowed to vote.
With voting day underway, it's a close one for the Illinois governor's race. We sit down with our panel to discuss what the winner will face politically and economically over the next four years; and the implications of a possible Republican-dominated Congress.
More than 80 judicial candidates are running for election, with many of them running unopposed. Each year the Chicago Council of Lawyers and the Chicago Bar Association screen and rate judicial candidates, and the organizations use their ratings to determine whether they would recommend a judge for retention.
Chicago has been synonymous with election chicanery in the past, but Election Board officials today are describing a new controversy that they say they've never seen before. Paris Schutz has the latest on that, and more on how voters are being asked to amend the Illinois Constitution when they vote tomorrow.
Chad Grimm, the Libertarian Party candidate for Illinois Governor, visits Chicago Tonight to talk about his vision for Illinois and why he sees himself as the only legitimate candidate for change.
U.S. Senate candidates for Illinois -- Sen. Dick Durbin and Jim Oberweis -- gave a brief news conference following the forum.
Paul Vallas, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, visits Chicago Tonight to discuss the vision he and running mate Gov. Pat Quinn have for Illinois. Republican candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti declined Chicago Tonight’s invitation to participate in a forum.
Former U.S. Rep. Bob Dold, a Republican, challenges Democratic incumbent Rep. Brad Schneider to represent the 10th Congressional District in the U.S. House.