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Chicago Voters

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...

City Voter Registration Hits Record Low

Posted 02.14.2012 | Chicago

With just one week to go before the Feb. 21 registration deadline for next month's primary election, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners annou...

PHOTOS: Obama Rallies Voters In Chicago, Has South Side Breakfast

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Barack Obama had one message on his Saturday trip to Chicago: "If everyone who came out to vote in 2008 shows up in 2010, we will win this e...

Obama Election Didn't Mobilize Chicago's Black Wards

Chi-Town Daily News | Geoff Dougherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alderman Emma Mitts worked hard in the days before the presidential election to ensure that citizens in her West Side ward would take advantage of the...

Chicago Voters (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

From the Associated Press: Lines of voters stretched down hallways and out doorways Tuesday, as Illinoisans flocked to the polls to cast their ballo...

Early Voting Closes After Record Turnout

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the last day of early voting, officials are reporting that more than 400,000 people in the city and suburban Cook County have already turned out to...

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...

Voter Registrations At Record Levels

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Voter registration levels here have hit what is likely a near-term record level -- a possible sign that Sen. Barack Obama's hometown is preparing to ...