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A 'Have-Not' Denied the Right to Vote in Illinois

Margaret M. Kruse | Posted 11.05.2014 | Chicago
Margaret M. Kruse

Tonight, I was literally one minute -- check that, 7:01 p.m. -- late to my polling place, as witnessed by the school janitor who saw me sprint across the school's front lawn after I brought my car to a screeching halt out front.

Key Dates for Voters Before the March Primary

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.18.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Are you registered to vote? Do you know when early voting starts? Absentee voting? We've compiled the important dates for the March 18 primary in today's chart.

Fourteen Counties Have More Registered Voters Than People

Posted 06.21.2011 | Chicago

An analysis of census figures and voter registration numbers in Illinois reveals a baffling conundrum: fourteen of the state's 102 counties have more ...

Hyde Park Small Businesses Support Obama (PHOTO SLIDESHOW)

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shapiro

From selling T shirts to Indian food , stores along 53rd street in downtown Hyde Park show support for Presidential candidate, Barack Obama. Hyde Par...

Citizens Denied the Vote: Expand Registration Grace Period To Election Day

Dan Johnson-Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dan Johnson-Weinberger

Let's extend our registration grace period through election day in 2010 and stop excluding citizens from voting.

Blagojevich Rated 'Poor' By Majority In New Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Rasmussen Poll of 500 likely Illinois voters conducted October 13th asked: How do you rate the way that Rod Blagojevich is performing his role as...