Midterms: General Election Preview
Midterms: General Election Preview

Size up some of the key Illinois races, find your polling place and more in our voters guide

Uptown Up in Arms Over Hospital Sale
Uptown Up in Arms Over Hospital Sale

Weiss Memorial Hospital in Uptown is undergoing two major real estate shifts this year, which has drawn the attention and ire of many in the neighborhood.

Carjacking Numbers Continue to Soar
Carjacking Numbers Continue to Soar

Chicago had a 31% increase in carjackings in just one year following the start of the pandemic, between 2020 and 2021. The city's numbers are higher than every other large city.

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Pritzker Defeats Bailey for Another Term as Governor

Pritzker Defeats Bailey for Another Term as Governor

It was a short night for Democratic incumbent JB Pritzker, who took to the podium early Tuesday night after being reelected as Illinois governor.

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Election Night Comes to a Bitter End for Bailey and His Supporters

Election Night Comes to a Bitter End for Bailey and His Supporters

Darren Bailey took his time at his election night party before finally conceding the race to Democratic incumbent JB Pritzker, keeping attendees waiting up to three hours.

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Duckworth Reelected to U.S. Senate in Big Win Over Salvi

Duckworth Reelected to U.S. Senate in Big Win Over Salvi

Incumbent Democrat Tammy Duckworth easily beat Republican challenger Kathy Salvi with 56.2% of the vote to Salvi's 42.1%.

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Emotional Giannoulias Wins Secretary of State Race Convincingly

Emotional Giannoulias Wins Secretary of State Race Convincingly

Democrat Alexi Giannoulias, out of the political picture for more than a decade, won the Illinois Secretary of State race easily over Republican Dan Brady.

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Midterm Election Night Updates: Pritzker, Duckworth Lock Up Races Early

Midterm Election Night Updates: Pritzker, Duckworth Lock Up Races Early

Election night coverage from the Illinois midterms: Gov. JB Pritzker and US Senator Tammy Duckworth are reelected with convincing wins.

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Election Preview: Bailey Leading in Search Popularity, Not Polls

Election Preview: Bailey Leading in Search Popularity, Not Polls

How does Illinois search stack up for the state's gubernatorial race? And what issues are Illinois voters searching the most as Election Day approaches?

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Map: Find Affordable Rental Housing Developments in Chicago

Map: Find Affordable Rental Housing Developments in Chicago

According to Rent.com, the average price of renting an apartment is between $1,357 to $2,322 in Chicago, depending on the size of the unit. But there are affordable options.

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Analyzing Race Populations in the Five Largest American Cities

Analyzing Race Populations in the Five Largest American Cities

Chicago and New York City remain the most diverse cities in the United States, but there are shifts in populations in other major U.S. cities. Explore the data.

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Chicago Public Schools Plays Tug-of-War with its Bilingual Programs

Chicago Public Schools Plays Tug-of-War with its Bilingual Programs

The Transitional Bilingual Education Program and the Dual Language Program -- both offered by Chicago Public Schools -- aren't getting the same treatment and are producing different results.

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Election Preview: Breaking Down the Key U.S. Senate Midterm Races

Election Preview: Breaking Down the Key U.S. Senate Midterm Races

From Georgia to Pennsylvania, Nevada to Wisconsin, here are the key US Senate races that could sway the political tide for the next few years in Washington.

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Election Preview: Pritzker vs. Bailey in the Illinois Governor’s Race

Election Preview: Pritzker vs. Bailey in the Illinois Governor’s Race

Democratic incumbent JB Pritzker and Republican challenger Darren Bailey are squaring off for Illinois governor on Nov. 8. Get to know the candidates and see how they're being searched online.

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Election Preview: Giannoulias vs. Brady for Illinois Secretary of State

Election Preview: Giannoulias vs. Brady for Illinois Secretary of State

Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Dan Brady are running for an Illinois Secretary of State seat held for the past 23 years by Jesse White.

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