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Election Day 2022

Election Day 2022
Election Day 2022

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Citywide

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.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Citywide

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.

Citywide