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Three New Members to Be Elected to College of DuPage Board of Trustees

Three New Members to Be Elected to College of DuPage Board of Trustees...

Deanne Mazzochi and Frank Napolitano take an early lead in the race to fill three six-year terms on the College... Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Incumbent Kellogg Wins Harvey Mayoral Race

Incumbent Kellogg Wins Harvey Mayoral Race

Mayor Eric Kellogg won the suburban Harvey mayoral race facing five challengers in the election. Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Emanuel Thanks Voters For

Emanuel Thanks Voters For "Putting Me Through My Paces"

Rahm Emanuel says being pushed into Chicago's first mayoral runoff will make him a better mayor. Watch »

Apr 7, 2015
Gov. Rauner Hits High Court as Part of Corrupt System

Gov. Rauner Hits High Court as Part of Corrupt System

Illinois' Supreme Court is part of a "corrupt system" because of the campaign donations justices receive... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Steve Chirico Wins Naperville Mayoral Race

Steve Chirico Wins Naperville Mayoral Race

Steve Chirico emerged the victor in the mayor's race in suburban Naperville after the current mayor George Pradel... Watch »

Apr 8, 2015
Rahm Emanuel Wins Again

Rahm Emanuel Wins Again

It wasn’t easy for a mayor who’s used to getting his way. Emanuel expected to cruise to victory in a February... Watch »

Apr 7, 2015
James Ford Wins Country Club Hills Mayoral Race

James Ford Wins Country Club Hills Mayoral Race

James Ford won the mayoral race in Country Club Hills after 27-year Mayor Dwight Welch retired following a... Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Opinion: What's Next for Rahm's Chicago

Opinion: What's Next for Rahm's Chicago

Will Rahm Emanuel see his runoff win as vindication of his policies and tone, or will see fit to alter either of... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Suburban Election Results

Suburban Election Results

Follow NBC Chicago for live election results for suburban races in Lake, McHenry, Kane, Will, DuPage and suburban... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Crystal Lake School Board Election Centers on Bleacher Battle

Crystal Lake School Board Election Centers on Bleacher Battle

Three candidates will win seats on a McHenry County school board Tuesday night amid a debate surrounding Crystal... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Race For Buffalo Grove Village President Heats Up Over Downtown Development

Race For Buffalo Grove Village President Heats Up Over Downtown...

The race for village president of Buffalo Grove has become one of the hottest elections in Lake County over the past... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Analyst: Rand Paul Has History of Flip-Flops

Analyst: Rand Paul Has History of Flip-Flops

Like all candidates in American politics — especially presidential candidates — Rand Paul has taken many different... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Official to Check Balloon for Electioneering

Official to Check Balloon for Electioneering

Uncle Sam has a poster with the words "Vote for Rahm" outside a home being used as an official polling... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
5 Polling Locations to Stay Open Until 8 p.m.

5 Polling Locations to Stay Open Until 8 p.m.

Election judges were late in opening the five locations and some voters were unable to cast their ballots. Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Flash Survey: Are You Voting?

Flash Survey: Are You Voting?

Did you, or will you, cast a vote in Tuesday's runoff? Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Election Commissioner: Bad Weather No Reason to Avoid Polls

Election Commissioner: Bad Weather No Reason to Avoid Polls

The city’s historic runoff election will be paired with unseasonably cool temps, overcast skies and possible rain... Watch »

Apr 7, 2015
Rand Paul:

Rand Paul: "I Want to Be a Part of a Return to Prosperity"

Sen. Rand Paul told supporters in a combative speech that he was running for president because he wanted "a return... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Why Rand Paul Probably Can't Win GOP Nomination

Why Rand Paul Probably Can't Win GOP Nomination

Kentucky's Sen. Rand Paul, whose libertarian streak and wariness of war have set him apart from many fellow... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
As Clinton Begins, Her Super PAC Plans to Fold

As Clinton Begins, Her Super PAC Plans to Fold

When Hillary Rodham Clinton announces her presidential campaign, as expected, more than a dozen people in a... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Live Blog: Chicago Votes in Historic Runoff

Live Blog: Chicago Votes in Historic Runoff

Polls opened throughout the city at 6 a.m. and will remain available for voters until 7 p.m. Read »

Apr 7, 2015
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