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Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 3:39 PM

53 County Precincts Change Polling Places

53 County Precincts Change Polling Places

Voters in 53 Cook County precincts will be voting in a new location during the upcoming midterm elections, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced Wednesday. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 6:54 PM

City Council Unanimously Approves Agreement on Obama Library

The Obama Presidential Center and Museum cleared its final hurdle in Chicago’s City Council Wednesday as officials unanimously passed the last step in the city’s approval process for the highly-anticipated... Read »

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 12:05 PM

State Rep. La Shawn Ford Announces Run for Chicago Mayor

State Rep. La Shawn Ford Announces Run for Chicago Mayor

State Rep. La Shawn Ford announced Wednesday that he is officially running for Chicago mayor. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 10:47 AM

Obama to Campaign for Democrats in Chicago Sunday

Obama to Campaign for Democrats in Chicago Sunday

Former President Barack Obama is headed back to his hometown Sunday to help rally voters for Democratic candidates. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 10:19 AM

Obama Visiting Indiana for Rally Between Trump's Twin Visits

Obama Visiting Indiana for Rally Between Trump's Twin Visits

Indiana Democrats are bringing in former President Barack Obama to counter the campaigning by President Donald Trump in the state's contentious U.S. Senate race. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 6:23 PM

Biden Campaigns for Democratic Candidates Across Illinois

Former Vice President Joe Biden made a pair of stops on a visit to Illinois Wednesday to campaign for several Democratic candidates across the state. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 6:57 AM

Suburban Cook County Breaks Early Voting Record for Midterms

Suburban Cook County has set a new record for the number of early ballots cast in a midterm election, with six more days of early voting to go. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 6:18 PM

Early Voting Up 62 Percent in Chicago, Led By Women

Early voting in Chicago is up 62 percent over the midterm election four years ago, according to election officials, and voting by mail is trending to break new records. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 4:10 PM

CEO Michael Sacks Latest to Explore Bid for Chicago Mayor

CEO Michael Sacks Latest to Explore Bid for Chicago Mayor

NBC 5 has learned Michael Sacks, a top donor to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is conducting a poll and more seriously considering entering the already crowded race for Chicago mayor. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 1:19 PM

Race to Watch: Mayor of Chicago

Race to Watch: Mayor of Chicago

While it may not be for several months, the Chicago mayoral election is still one to watch on election night, even this early. Read »

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