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Elections 2018

Your Guide To Illinois’ 2018 Elections

Interviews with candidates and analysis from WBEZ reporters ahead of the March 20 primary.

WBEZ helps you make sense of what’s happening in Illinois and Chicago election news. Find one-on-one interviews with candidates from Morning Shift and the latest from our government and politics team. 

Because, hey, democracy moves pretty fast. If you don’t pay attention, you could miss it.

Catch up before the primary

We put together a cheat sheet of the most important races in Chicago and Illinois — from the race for governor to the race for the only majority-Hispanic district in the Midwest.


Your Crib Sheet For Illinois’ March 20 Primary Elections

Still deciding on who to vote for in the March 20 primary? Here’s the skinny on the most important races in the Chicago area.
March 12, 2018

Editor’s List

Catch Up: The Week’s Political News

Hear WBEZ’s politics team run through the biggest Illinois and Chicago election news — and why it matters.
February 2, 2018

Editor’s List

Hear From The Candidates

Listen to one-on-one interviews with the candidates in what could be the most expensive governor’s race in U.S. history.
January 29, 2018


The Primary Race That’s Almost Guaranteed To Hit Your Bottom Line

One of the nastiest campaigns in 2018 is for a bureaucratic office you might not know about. But take heed: it’ll hit your wallet.
February 21, 2018

Editor’s List

Hear From The Candidates

Illinois will have a new attorney general for the first time in 16 years. Hear from the people who want the job.
January 29, 2018

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