Incumbent Democratic senator Dan Kotowski won over Republican challenger Jim O'Donnell.
Republican Challenger Tim Wolfe made a strong showing in the race for the 9th Congressional district, but Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky beat it back.
We’ll update results and report reactions throughout the evening in county, state and national contests. Reporters staked out all over will give you the latest information and pictures from candidates’ receptions.
There was a clear winner as students cast votes in mock elections at schools in Park Ridge, Niles, Des Plaines and Morton Grove. They voted for Obama or Romney as a way to learn about U.S. government. See how your school voted, or participated.
Here's where you can pick up an application to cast your ballot early, to avoid the rush on Election Day.
Suburban Cook County voters have a grace period until Nov. 3, but they have to vote on-the-spot and follow these rules.
The unexpected move comes as the Daily Herald endorses Schakowsky in the 9th Congressional District.
President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will debate at 8 p.m. If you'd rather join a crowd to watch, here's a list of debate viewing parties.
Get to know the candidates for Congress who will be on the Nov. 6 ballot. Tim Wolfe, a Republican, is running against incumbent Jan Schakowsky in the 9th Congressional District.
Get to know the candidates for Congress who will be on the Nov. 6 ballot. Schakowsky, a Democrat and longtime incumbent, is being challenged by Republican Tim Wolfe.
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