NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Northfield Township Supervisor Jill Brickman retained her position in Tuesday’s election. The hard fought race was crowded with candidates, pitting township Democrats against Republicans.
GLENVIEW — School District 30 in Glenview and Northbrook has two new school board members, unseating a 24-year incumbent on Tuesday.
Turnout is low in Evanston as the once- in-every-four years school board and City Council election enters its final hours. Evanston City Clerk Rodney Greene visited as many as 3/4 of the city’s precincts Tuesday morning.
It’s Election Day. Voters will be choosing among candidates for village, library, park district, school and township boards, and, in some cases, village leaders and referendums. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
If money “buys” a vote for a candidate, then ultimately the tens of millions of dollars poured into Illinois congressional races failed to pay off. Outside groups plowed $43 million into the top six U.S. House races in the Land of Lincoln on top of individual campaign spending. However, in the three top Chicago-area congressional races, those who spent the most money — or had the most spent on their behalf — lost.
In an upset, Democrat Brad Schneider narrowly slipped past U.S. Rep Bob Dold Tuesday, ousting the freshman congressman and giving the 10th District its first Democrat in decades.
Dold conceded just before 11 p.m. He lost by barely 2,400 votes out of more than 200,000 …
Daniel Biss, D–Evanston, now represents the 9th Senate District in Illinois, after defeating Republican opponent Glenn Farkas on Tuesday.
With all 168 precincts reporting, Biss won with 64,909 votes (67 percent) to Farkas’ 32,495 (33 percent).
Before Election Day, Biss was the state representative …
Democrat Jan Schakowsky will return for an eighth term as Illinois’ 9th District congresswoman after defeating Republican challenger Tim Wolfe by a wide margin in Tuesday’s election.
With all 538 precincts reporting, Schakowsky had 186,594 votes to Wolfe’s 95,289.
Speaking briefly to supporters at …
EVANSTON — Evanston Democrat Robyn Gabel easily won her second term as state representative for the 18th House district Tuesday night, defeating fellow Evanstonian Eric Lieberman by a wide margin.
With 79 of 84 precincts reporting at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, Gabel had 29,503 votes to …
GLENVIEW — Laura Fine, Democratic candidate for State Representative of the 17th District, has slammed her opponent by an almost two-to-one margin.
Fine, a Glenview resident who has served as Northfield Township clerk, as well as an instructor in the political science department of Northeastern …
“I congratulate Julie Morrison,” Illinois Senate District 29 candidate Dr. Arie Friedman said. “I am looking forward to seeing the patients I’ve scheduled for Friday.”
Deerfield politician Morrison beat the Highland Park pediatrician, in unofficial totals as of 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, with about 54 percent …
Former federal prosecutor Scott Drury is eager to begin redefining Illinois government with terms like credibility and responsibility and break away from the corruption and political expediency that have been business-as-usual in the past.
Across the suburbs of the North Shore, eager voters took to the polls early on Election Day, many armed with a sense of civic duty and a chance to weigh in on issues they consider personally important. Here’s what Pioneer Press reporters found when they …
A steady and significant number of voters have turned out to polling places in Cook County, but rain this afternoon and evening could hurt voter turnout. Very few voters waited in line Tuesday but crowds were steady until after 9 a.m. when it began to …
It isn’t too tough to get U.S. Rep. Bob Dold going. Just ask the 10th Congressional District Republican representing the North Shore whether he’s affiliated with the Tea Party, as his opponent, Brad Schneider, a Democrat, has repeatedly said in mailings.