Election Day 2022
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
With Passage Of Workers’ Rights Amendment, Backers Say Illinois Has ‘Strongest Worker Protections In The Nation’
The vote means a change to the Illinois Constitution to protect collective bargaining and prohibit lawmakers from passing right-to-work laws.
Should Lakeview Get A Dog Park? Most Area Voters Say Yes
Over 80 percent of 44th Ward voters said they want an outdoor dog park.
Chicago Women Head To The Polls To Protect Right To Abortion: ‘We Can’t Afford To Go Back’
More women across the country registered to vote after Roe v. Wade was overturned in June. “I did it for me, my daughter, for the women who came before me," one Chicago voter said.
Illinois Workers’ Right Amendment Protecting Unions And Preventing Right-To-Work Laws Primed To Pass
The measure would provide protections to workers and unions by prohibiting lawmakers from passing right-to-work laws and protecting collective bargaining.
Illinois State Supreme Court Keeps Democratic Majority
Democrat Elizabeth "Liz" Rochford declared victory over Republican Mark Curran, maintaining Democratic control of the court. The other contested race is still too close to call.
Delia Ramirez Makes History As First Midwestern Latina Headed To Congress
Ramirez, a progressive Chicago Democrat, won handily over Republican challenger Justin Burau, according to unofficial returns.
Vote On Funding For Forest Preserves Passes
The property tax increase would equate to about $1.66 a month, or less than $20 a year, for an average Cook County homeowner.
Alexi Giannoulias Beats Dan Brady For Illinois Secretary Of State
Giannoulias is set to replace Jesse White, who has been the secretary of state since 1999.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker Declares Victory In Governor’s Race, Easily Defeating Republican Darren Bailey
The race was called early for Pritzker. Bailey had repeatedly criticized Chicago, Illinois' largest city, as a "hellhole."
You Should Get Two Ballots When Voting Tuesday — But Some Poll Workers Missed The Memo
Some Chicago voters only received one page of the two-page ballot Tuesday, preventing them from voting on judges. Here's how people who didn't get the second ballot can get the issue fixed.
Some Voters Received Inaccurate Calls About Problems With Their Vote-By-Mail Ballots
There have been false-alarm phone calls to people about issues with vote-by-mail ballots when there weren't any, an elections board spokesperson said.
Abortion-Rights Advocates Fearful Of Republicans Gaining Control Of Illinois Supreme Court In Tuesday Election
If Republicans win both contested seats Tuesday, the state’s status as a Midwest safe haven for abortion access could be at risk.
Cook County Jail Detainees Had A Higher Voter Turnout In The Primary Than The City As A Whole
About 20 percent of voters turned out citywide compared to 25 percent of detainees at Cook County Jail. Recent legislation made the jail a polling place with same-day registration, boosting turnout there.
Alexi Giannoulias Wins Illinois Secretary Of State Primary, To Face Dan Brady In General
The two will compete in November to see who will replace Secretary of State Jesse White, who is retiring after 24 years in the office.
Jonathan Jackson Declares Victory In 1st District Primary To Replace Bobby Rush In Congress
Rising above a crowded field, Jackson is now the favorite to take over for Rush in Congress, as Democrats have held the 1st District seat since 1934.
Delia Ramirez Wins 3rd District Primary To Represent New Majority Latino Seat In Congress
Ramirez, a state rep, beat out Chicago Ald. Gilbert Villegas and others to become the Democratic nominee for the newly-drawn 3rd congressional district seat, according to unofficial returns.
Danny Davis Holds Off Strong Challenge From Activist Kina Collins For 7th District Seat In Congress
Anti-gun activist Kina Collins, 31, gave the 80-year-old congressman a fight.
Pritzker To Face Trump-Backed Darren Bailey In Illinois Gov’s Race
Pritzker painted the election as a fight for the soul of Illinois, calling Bailey an "extremist." Bailey criticized Pritzker's COVID-19 policies.
Chicagoans Getting ‘Unsettling’ Anonymous Texts — With A Map Of Their Address — Urging Them To Vote
The messages are leaving Chicagoans confused, worried about their ballot and concerned about their safety. It's unclear who is sending them — but it's not the city's election agency.