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Illinois Senate Special Election

Burris Asks Supreme Court To Let Him Run In Special Senate Election

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of the most unpopular Senators in recent history is hoping to stay in his seat just a little longer. Roland Burris, whose approval ratings have b...

Illinois Senate: Special Election Could Mean Fundraising Bonanza

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It now appears almost certain that there will be a special election for Illinois' U.S. Senate seat simultaneous with the general election on November ...

Illinois Senate: Special Election Likely, Candidates Unclear

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Following a court ruling, it appears increasingly likely that Illinois voters will vote twice for U.S. Senator in November. One vote will be in the g...

Roland Burris: If There's A Special Election, "I'm Running"

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senator Burris, embattled ever since his appointment by former Gov. Blagojevich, spoke bitterly about his time in office and his inability to run for ...

Illinois Special Election Bill Revived

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

A bill to hold a special election to fill President-elect Barack Obama's Senate seat may be getting another life in Springfield. The measure, which h...

GOP Wants Special Election For Obama Senate Seat

Chicago Tribune | Ray Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Republican Party leaders are launching a television campaign to push their position that a special election should be called to fill the vaca...