The coronavirus is back in full force — and the second surge could be even worse. Here’s a look at where Illinois stands.
The Associated Press called the race for Underwood Thursday, as she was up by fewer than 5,000 votes over her Republican challenger Jim Oberweis in last week’s election.
Chicago’s current head of public health says she expects Dr. Julie Morita to prioritize equity in her role on President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 task force.
Illinois shattered its previous daily record for COVID-19 cases, with nearly 10,000 new cases on Thursday alone.
With about 83% of precincts reporting, Republican Jim Oberweis holds a razor-thin-lead over incumbent Democrat Lauren Underwood.
Republican candidate Jim Oberweis is holding his watch party at a hotel, while incumbent Democrat Lauren Underwood is going virtual.
Democrat Dick Durbin won reelection as his party seeks to wrest control of the Senate and hold on to two key suburban House districts.
Gov. JB Pritzker announced the suspension of indoor service at bars and restaurants and limits on gatherings to 25 people in Chicago because of surges in COVID-19. Mayor Lori Lightfoot questioned the decision on national television.
Two congressional districts in Chicago’s suburbs flipped from red to blue in 2018. Will Democrats Lauren Underwood and Sean Casten keep them there in 2020?