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Elections 2018

Your Guide To Illinois’ 2018 Elections

Stay up to date on the biggest Illinois and Chicago election news ahead of the March primary.

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

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

Learn more about our Democratic gubernatorial forum

We're hosting with Politico and the Institute of Politics on March 1. Get tickets here.

Editor’s List

Catch Up: The Week’s Political News

Everything you always wanted to know about the latest Illinois election news, but were afraid to ask.
February 2, 2018

Editor’s List

‘Morning Shift’ Interviews Illinois' Attorney General 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

Editor’s List

‘Morning Shift’ Interviews Illinois' Gubernatorial Candidates

The Illinois governor’s race could be the most expensive in U.S. history. Here’s a look at who’s running in the March 20 primary.
January 29, 2018

Illinois Elections 2018

We’re Talking About Blago Tapes … Again?

We’re less than six weeks to primary day. Our politics team breaks down why these Blagojevich tapes could be a big deal for J.B. Pritzker.
February 9, 2018

Editor’s List

Investigation: Legionnaires’ Disease At Illinois Veterans Home

Since 2015, Legionnaires’ disease has been connected to 13 deaths in west central Illinois. Find the latest on the story here.
February 2, 2018


Learn More About The Illinois Democratic Gubernatorial Forum

We're hosting a forum for the Democratic gubernatorial candidates on March 1. Submit your questions and find tickets here.
February 12, 2018

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