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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 ›

Voters back electricity aggregation referendums

Voters in many Lake County approved referendums in Tuesday’s election that will allow officials to get rid of their current energy suppliers–ComEd and downstate by … 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 ›

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 ›

Presidential campaign takes center stage in Chicago area today

The Illinois Republican presidential primary campaign will become more high-profile Friday with the first appearances of Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in the suburbs. Romney … Read more ›

Volunteers scramble for Gingrich, Santorum visits

The Daily Herald reports: Presidential candidates are well aware that election campaigns are ever-changing works-in-progress, but when it comes to arranging specific site visits like … Read more ›

Lake County state’s attorney candidates promise public confidence after controversy

For the first time in two decades, the top prosecutor’s job is open in Lake County, attracting a slew of candidates who promise to restore … 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 ›

Why we endorse

Today, the Tribune begins its endorsements in the March 20 Illinois primary election with our recommendations in contested races for the U.S. House. A month … Read more ›

Federal judges uphold Democratic map for General Assembly

A three-judge federal court panel today rejected the final arguments raised in a lawsuit by Republican leaders challenging the new Democratic-drawn map for Illinois General … Read more ›