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Chicago Aldermanic Runoff Election: Clay (46th) and Lee (11th) Cruise in Their Races

Nicole Lee retains her seat in Chicago's first Asian ward while community activist Angela Clay wins big in Uptown's 46th Ward.

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Chicago Election: Preview of Several of the Key Aldermanic Runoff Races

The runoff elections are Tuesday and races in the 46th and 11th Aldermanic Wards are heating up. We take a look at several of the critical races.

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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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Election Preview: Will Voter Turnout Continue Upswing in Chicago Midterms?

Chicago politicians and election officials are hoping to see if 2018's turnout uptick will continue in the Nov. 8 midterms.

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Election Preview: Chicago Polling Sites and Voters Guide

All polling locations will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Chicago residents can view their voter information and locate the correct precinct polling locations on our map.

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Chicago Carjackings Continue to Rise During the Pandemic 

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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COVID-19 Has Put More Chicagoans at Risk for Homelessness

More than 58,700 Chicagoans experienced some form of homelessness in 2019, and the pandemic's financial uncertainty has left more at risk.