America’s War on Poverty has been an abject failure. Nearly $12 trillion and 60 years later, official poverty rates remain basically unchanged. While the nation waged a well-intentioned assault on poverty, it inadvertently launched a far more sinister war: on dignity. While attempting to eradicate poverty, America created countless government welfare programs. In doing so,...View Report
It’s time for Chicagoans to vote in the race between incumbent Mayor Lori Lightfoot and eight challengers. Here’s what you need to know about voting today.
Voters wanting to share their Election Day pride best not do it with a voting booth selfie posted to social media. That’s a felony in Illinois.
May 19 was the start of voting for the June 28 primary for early in-person voting and for those who’ve requested mail-in ballots.
New legislation awaiting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature foresees the possibility of felons being allowed to hold office. Other election law changes would expand vote by mail, push back the 2022 primary election and make Election Day 2022 a state holiday.
Property taxes are on the ballot in Madison, Winnebago and Champaign counties.
Executive orders could impact the election and are impacting Illinois restaurants and bars. Gov. J.B. Pritzker is being asked for some assurances and the data behind his science.
Illinoisans can work elections through numerous positions from election judges to polling place technicians
In Illinois, you can show up at the polls, register and vote all at the same time.
A section of a vote-by-mail bill passed earlier this year established Election Day 2020 as a state holiday. A judge ruled it did not apply to local governments.
Illinois allows you to register and vote on Election Day, which this year gives you a voice on your income taxes.