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2014 Illinois Election

Exclusive Reboot Illinois Poll: First Look at Durbin vs. Oberweis

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.17.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

After unsuccessful tries to win the Republican Illinois U.S. Senate nomination in 2002 and 2004, State Sen. Jim Oberweis succeeded in March and faces Sen. Dick Durbin in November.

Here's Your Study Guide for the GOP U.S. Senate Race

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.14.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Don't know much about Doug Truax? Don't know much about Jim Oberweis other than the ice cream and the fact he's been in Florida this past week? Then we've got the study guide for you.

Time to Vote! Need a Cheat Sheet? Introducing Scorecards for Gov, Senate, Treasurer

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.12.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Uh oh. Have you checked the calendar lately? Yup, it's bad. Primary Election Day is next week and if you care about your home and our government, you really need to get involved, do some studying and vote.

Is GOP Gov Candidate Rauner Nervous? 8 Keys to the Hot Race

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.19.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

By Madeleine Doubek Wait. Bruce Rauner's attacking his GOP opponents now? What's up with that? Here's are the 9 key developments from the trail thi...

Election 2014: Primaries by the Numbers

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.08.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Fifty-three races, 30 incumbents challenged by members of their own party. The March 18, 2014, primary elections have something for everyone.

The Rodney Dangerfield of Constitutional Offices

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

The Office of Illinois Lieutenant Governor is the Rodney Dangerfield of constitutional offices. It's got no defined duties and the House has voted t...