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Election News

  • Majority of Cook County referendum measures pass

    Cook County towns saw many referendum measures Nov. 8, and a majority of them passed. Below are the results.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District wins referendum that failed in March

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District can start restoring services that have been cut and setting aside funds f ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Local Republican, Democratic parties reflect on historic upset election

    The nation’s deep divide that ended early Wednesday morning with an election upset for the ages was reflected in local turnout.
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Two Grundy Board candidates have to wait out results

    Jim Ryan, D-Morris, and Brian Severson, R-Dwight, waited out the Grundy County election results the same as all of the other candidates Tuesday night.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 7:20 pm
  • Republicans grab complete hold of DuPage County Board

    Republican lawmakers now have complete control over the DuPage County Board after a full electoral sweep Nov. 8, according to unofficial results from ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Republican Patrick Kenneally elected McHenry County state's attorney

    Republican candidate and McHenry County First Assistant State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally will head the office after a decisive victory over challeng ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:40 am
  • Democrat Jack Franks wins first-ever McHenry County Board chairman race

    A Democratic Party that has made few inroads in a very Republican county scored a historic coup with Jack Franks winning the first-ever race for McHen ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:38 am
  • Conroy wins over Republican challenger to claim Illinois House District 46 seat

    State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, has been re-elected to Illinois House District 46, according to unofficial results.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Rep. David Olsen edges out former Downers Grove Village Board colleague Greg Hosé

    Only a few months ago, David Olsen and Greg Hosé both served on the Downers Grove Village Council – the former a notable young Republican named to fil ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • Roskam wins re-election to Congress

    U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, won re-election Nov. 8 to the 6th Congressional District of Illinois.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • DuPage County incumbents win re-election

    Incumbents were the victors in the races for DuPage County circuit clerk, auditor and recorder, according to unofficial results.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Ives wins third term as state representative

    State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, was elected to a third term Nov. 8 as she handily won over her Democratic opponent, Kathleen Carrier.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • State Rep. Breen cruises to District 48 victory

    State Rep. Peter Breen, R-Lombard, says his principled but bipartisan efforts during his freshman term was the fuel for his big electoral victory Nov. ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Sen. Tom Cullerton primed to retain Illinois Senate seat

    It appears Sen. Tom Cullerton has narrowly defeated Republican challenger Seth Lewis in the race for the 23rd Legislative District, according to unoff ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • Elliott wins handily to secure seat on DuPage County Board

    Glen Ellyn trustee Tim Elliott has won handily over his Democratic opponent, Khizar Jafri, for a four-year seat on the DuPage County Board, according ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:36 pm