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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 ›

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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 ›

Local Romney delegates selected

Two New Trier Township residents were selected to potentially represent presidential candidate Mitt Romney as delegates at the Republican National Convention. Richard W. Porter of … 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 ›

Chicago Executive Airport Manager Dennis Rouleau demonstrates a flight simulator at the 2009 Aviation Career Exposition. The event provides information for students about possible careers in aviaiton.
From the community

ACE offers high school students a window to the world of aviation

Hangar 10 at Chicago Executive Airport is usually filled with aircraft awaiting service or simply waiting for their next flight. Sept. 17, however, the planes … Read more ›

10th congressional district race narrows

Winnetka-Glencoe Patch reports: The campaign for the redrawn 10th Congressional District seat became more defined last week when one Democratic candidate left the field and … Read more ›

The race for the 10th District: A look at Ilya Sheyman

Chicago Magazine profiles Ilya Sheyman, the 25-year-old Democrat who grew up in Buffalo Grove, that thinks freshman congressman Robert Dold (10th District) can be beaten … Read more ›