A polling place at Congregation Rodfei Zedek, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Maxwell Evans/ Block Club Chicago

As City Sees ‘Extremely Low’ Voter Turnout, Pritzker Blamed For Rejecting Vote-By-Mail Option

Chicago had asked if the state could call off in-person voting and have everyone vote by mail. Pritzker's team refused, and now Chicago's seeing "extremely low" turnout.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.