Evidence from Connecticut suggests the progressive income tax could cost Illinois homeowners substantial equity in their homes.View Report
Two-thirds of voters polled favored a “fair tax” in March. On Election Day that flipped to 55% opposing it. Voters understood how the amendment could usher in retirement and other taxes, but tax proponents found it easier to claim deceit.
After receiving $550,000 from Madigan’s Democratic Party of Illinois campaign committee, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Thomas Kilbride lost his bid to continue on the court. He is the first justice voters failed to retain.
Increased early voting, younger poll workers and masks are the trend amid the COVID-19 crisis
This is an unprecedented year for voting in Illinois, thanks to COVID-19 and new voting laws. Here are some of the most common questions.
The blue pamphlets sent to Illinois voters were mandated by law, but the constitutional amendment explanation inside included misleading language in its favor.
The amendment’s ballot language misleads voters about what a graduated income tax would do if passed Nov. 3 in Illinois.
With more people this year voting by mail or voting early, it’s more important than ever to verify your vote was counted.
Make sure your voice is heard by voting on time and at the correct location. Here are some key dates to remember.
The county clerk said it was a mistake, and that safeguards are in place to ensure ballots are handled properly and counted, regardless of party affiliation.
Illinois’ tax code already protects the poor and middle class from paying as high a rate as billionaires, meaning the ‘fair tax’ is really about lawmaker taxing power.