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Chicago Voting

Paul Ryan Rakes In $2.5 Million Near O'Hare

Posted 10.08.2012 | Chicago

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan appeared Sunday at a Chicago-area fundraiser and raked in $2.5 million toward his and Mitt Romney's bid...

Voter Registration Down From 2008 As Deadline Looms

Posted 10.02.2012 | Chicago

With a week to go until the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming presidential election, registration in Chicago is down by almost a quarter mi...

Election Board: Early Voters Not Very Enthused About State Primaries

Posted 03.08.2012 | Chicago

Chicago election officials admitted this week that excitement among those who have turned out to vote early for the March 20 state primary election ha...

Early Voting Begins Monday Statewide

Posted 02.27.2012 | Chicago

Early voting in the March 20 Illinois primary election began Monday morning. The early option runs until March 15 and allows registered voters to c...

PHOTOS: Celebrations And Concessions In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of...

North Side Family Basement Used As Polling Place

Chicago Sun-Times | Chris Abraham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoans vote in a lot of strange spots -- funeral parlors, tavern back rooms, burrito joints, pancake houses, the Drake and Sox Park, to name few. ...

Illinois Primary 2010: Chicago's Voter Turnout A Record Low

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While officials knew on Feb. 2 that voter turnout in Illinois was not good, the final numbers in Chicago ended up being the worst ever for a non-presi...

Some Glitches In Cook County Voting

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Scattered voting glitches were reported at some area polling places Tuesday. Cook County is considering keeping three polling areas open an hour past...

Early Voting Turnout Shatters Records

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More than 544,000 people have voted early in the Chicago area, the Tribune reports: By the time early voting is over Thursday, 697,000 people are e...