Dennis Cooper was selected as the newest member of the Decatur City Council Monday evening, beating out three other finalists to complete the term of former Councilman Rodney Walker, who resigned in late July.
Council to interview four finalists to fill seat vacated by Rodney Walker.
Concerns were on display last week at Republican Day at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, where the various factions met ahead of the 2022 campaign season.
"This is a do-or-die election," GOP Co-chair Mark Shaw of Lake County said of the 2022 races. "You can’t beat somebody with nobody on the ballot."
Rodney Walker’s resignation from the Decatur City Council last month left the seven-person body without an African American in a city where they comprise more than one-fifth of the population.
There are no youth engagement staff housed in Biden’s Office of Public Engagement that are under 25, as many groups have urged.
A Republican candidate for Illinois governor said in a weekend TV interview that he would not encourage people to get a COVID-19 vaccination, incorrectly saying the shots were not FDA-approved and had caused thousands of deaths.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Gary Rabine said he would not encourage people to get a COVID-19 vaccination, incorrectly saying the shots were not FDA-approved and had caused thousands of deaths.
Pritzker will join a 2022 field that includes three announced Republican candidates and a number of other intriguing potential candidates.
The six-term congressman says it's a battle for the soul of the Republican Party. It's pitting himself against loyalists to former President Donald Trump.
Not every candidate has the right to be taken seriously.
The Chicago Police Department has struggled to hire an adequate number of Black applicants to reflect the racial makeup of the city, Chicago’s government watchdog said in a report on Thursday.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth is backing Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia’s bid for Illinois secretary of state, a powerhouse endorsement from a fellow Democrat who herself is running statewide for reelection in 2022.
llinois Democratic Party Chairwoman Robin Kelly is wasting no time in her mission to build the party and engage supporters.
New York City voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide who will steer the city through its post-pandemic recovery and confront a rise in violent crime. Here are five major storylines to watch.
Senate Minority Leader Dan McConchie, called it a creation of “political insiders” using “flawed data.”
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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.