Congressman Danny Davis isn't taking the holiday break lightly. As others quitely gear up for a renewed Chicago mayoral campaign after the New Year, Davis is stepping up the energy and the publicity this week.
The biggest fight yet in the 2011 Chicago Mayoral Ballot Battle begins today. That's when the Chicago Board of Elections will hold a hearing regarding the residency status of candidate Rahm Emanuel. At issue is whether Emanuel should be allowed a spot on the ballot in the 2011 mayoral ra
Aldermanic candidates for Chicago’s 50th Ward held their first public forum of this election season at a luncheon organized by the West Ridge Chamber of Commerce and WBEZ. All six registered candidates were on hand at the Croatian Cultural Center in Chicago's West Ridge neighborhood to an
Now that the filing deadline for the 2011 Chicago municipal elections has come and gone, its time to turn our collective attention to one of the oldest and grandest traditions in our great representative democracy: knocking rival candidates off the ballot.Didn't see that section in The Federal
Gov. Pat Quinn has wants to change to how voters cast ballots in primary elections. Few people expect Quinn's plan to become law.Anyone who has voted in an Illinois primary understands the choice: voters must declare party affiliation and then only that ballot can be used.
The race for Illinois' 8th congressional district remains tight nearly a week after Election Day. It could still be awhile before the results come in.Republican congressional candidate Joe Walsh has about a 350-vote lead over incumbent Democratic Representative Melissa Bean.
Republicans are taking a victory lap in Chicago today.U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk and Robert Dold greeted commuters at Ogilvie Transportation Center this morning. Kirk and Dold called out "thank you" over and over to people as they streamed off their trains.