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Interactive map: Precinct vote totals show narrow margin of support for Dist. 31 tax referendum

The West Northfield School District 31 tax increase referendum passed Tuesday with support in seven out of 10 precincts, according to results released Wednesday. Interactive … Read more ›

Chicago suburban races, referendums

A significant majority of nearly 300 municipalities and counties approved referendum measures Tuesday that will allow officials to negotiate electricity rates with alternative suppliers in … Read more ›

Intern Tayler Morris places signs for Illinois' 10th Congressional democratic primary candidate Ilya Sheyman prior to an election-night gathering for supporters of the candidate from Waukegan. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune / March 20, 2012)

Schneider wins Democratic nomination for North Shore congressional seat

A management consultant from Deerfield has won a North Shore Democratic congressional primary contest tonight. With nearly 95 percent of the vote counted, Brad Schneider … Read more ›

West Northfield School District 31 Superintendent Alexandra Nicholson, right, hugs referendum supporter Susan Harrison Tuesday at Rocky Vander's Cafe in Prospect Heights. (Jeff Danna, Tribune reporter)

Voters approve District 31 tax increase, according to early results

Voters approved a ballot measures Tuesday to increase the West Northfield School District 31 tax rate, according to the Cook County Clerk’s unofficial election results. … Read more › 1 comment

West Northfield School District 31 residents Debbie Oberman and Marisa Boffa discuss the tax increase referendum Tuesday outside Field School. (Jeff Danna, Tribune reporter)

Dist. 31 referendum drives turnout at some polling places

Even with a  hotly contested race for the Republican presidential candidate, a $1.8 million tax increase referendum appeared to be driving voter turnout in parts … Read more ›

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Find your local election results

Chicago Tribune reporters along with TribLocal staff are pulling elections results together, so please click here for the latest coverage. Be sure to follow us … Read more ›

Romney, Santorum lay groundwork for furious finish in Illinois

The leading contenders in the Republican presidential race spent Sunday laying the groundwork for a furious if not acrimonious final push for votes heading into … Read more ›

Santorum, Romney fight for conservative voters in Illinois

In a battle for conservative voters, Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney focused today on Downstate Illinois, far from the biggest media market … Read more ›

Voters to decide on raising D-31 taxes; electrical aggregation in Northbrook

Two hot-button issues are on the March 20 primary: raising a school district taxes in parts Glenview and Northbrook and a switching electricity suppliers in … Read more ›

Vivek Bavda, from left, Brad Schneider, Ilya Sheyman and John Tree take part in a candidate forum at the Hyatt hotel in Deerfield Feb. 25. The candidates — all first-timers — are seeking the Democratic nod in the north suburban 10th Congressional District. (Keri Wiginton, Chicago Tribune / February 25, 2012)

10th District Democrats hope newcomers can break long losing streak

Don Pike is a former Republican turned off by the party’s rightward drift, and that’s why the Buffalo Grove salesman was window-shopping for a candidate … Read more ›