Advertisement:
Post a story

Elections

Suburban roundup: Voters come out strong for electricity choice

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 ›

TribLocal elections

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 ›

Democrats’ new map leads to biggest legislative election in 10 years

Democrats designed a legislative map that puts pressure on suburban Republicans, but the new boundaries also have resulted in Chicago’s biggest House and Senate primary … Read more ›

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich shakes hands Thursday at Lake in the Hills Airport. (Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune / March 15, 2012)

Suburban Republican early voting is up only slightly despite presidential race

Despite a closely contested Illinois presidential primary, early voting among suburban Republican voters is up only marginally from four years ago — a sign that … Read more ›

Nearly 300 Illinois municipalities will hold votes in the March 20 election on whether to try to buy cheaper electricity from suppliers other than ComEd. Such programs can save homeowners about $200 a year. (Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune / March 7, 2012)

Voters could help scores of suburbs cut electric bills

Rare is the ballot-box initiative that could actually save taxpayers money. But in Tuesday’s primary election, voters in nearly 300 communities and counties across Illinois … Read more ›

Chicago Tribune endorsements for the Illinois House

78th District: Michael Nardello is running as an outsider against an incumbent who was tapped by the Democratic establishment to fill this seat in 2010. … 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 ›

Candidate filing for 2012 primary begins

Hundreds of candidates for the state legislature, countywide offices and Chicago ward committeeman began filing today for the March 20 primary. In Springfield, the line … Read more ›

Dist. 97 board: Referendum lawsuit ‘has no merit’

The Oak Park Elementary District 97 board has responded to a lawsuit filed to halt the implementation of a tax increase, saying the litigation will … Read more ›