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An Illinois Supreme Court decision Wednesday clarified that the state election code prohibits a person from collecting signatures for both a party candidate in a consolidated primary and an independent candidate in the consolidated general election that follows.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, Illinois’ new Democratic chair, said Thursday the party needs to do a better job of candidate recruitment at the local level, particularly in heavily Republican Downstate areas, to preserve its hold on state politics.
None of the four incumbents — Beth Nolan, Beth Creighton, Kendall Briscoe and Courtney Carson — chose to run for a second term.
Macon County Clerk Josh Tanner anticipates better citizen participation compared to the February primary election, but still relatively low turnout.
Decatur Public Schools' Middle School Civics Club questioned school board candidates via Google Classroom this week as their first major activity since the Jerry J. Dawson Civic Leadership Institute was announced in January 2020.
School board candidates met in an online debate on Tuesday.
Watch the Herald & Review's virtual forum featuring candidates for Decatur school board.
The Herald & Review is holding a virtual forum featuring candidates for Decatur school board.
The makeup of the next council will be critical in determining the future of the cannabis industry within the city, making this election a de facto referendum on the topic.
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Former Republican president Donald Trump is trying to block the Republican National Committee from using his image in their fundraising effort…
Six candidates participated in two virtual forums, the first hosted by the Millikin Heights neighborhood organization Tuesday night and the second by the Herald & Review on Wednesday night.
The Herald & Review is holding a virtual forum featuring candidates for Decatur City Council.
Former House Speaker Michael Madigan won a federal appeals court decision Monday in which a 2016 Democratic primary challenger for his legislative seat alleged Madigan planted sham candidates on the ballot to ensure he’d win.
Decatur voters will get two opportunities this week to learn more about the six candidates running for city council and an opportunity to hear…
Illinois’ Democratic State Central Committee elected U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly as its new chair Wednesday night on a razor thin margin.