Five Highland Park High School students are in custody after district officials said a gun was brought to the campus earlier today.
Question: Why are you running for office? Answer: Community service has been a part of my life since I was a kid. Read more of Michael Lee's election questionnaire here.
Three candidates are running to retain three open four-year seats on the Spring Grove Village Board, one to retain a two-year seat.
Voters in Lakemoor and Wauconda on April 4 will be asked whether their respective communities should have home-rule authority, providing for various actions such as imposing a local gas or sales tax.
Democratic candidate Rick Konter says “it’s time to go purple” on his campaign website as he challenges incumbent Tom Weber, R-Lake Villa, who touts his ability to work with Democrats to pass legislation despite being in the minority party.
Election 2022: School curriculum staffer challenges incumbent, a self-described ‘fiscal hawk,’ in the House District 52 election
While incumbent state Rep. Martin McLaughlin said the state of Illinois needs to cut its spending, Democratic challenger Mary Morgan said she appreciates a balanced budget but doesn’t want cuts to come from education.
Though having declared himself “pro-life” in the past, Joe Severino, the Republican candidate trying to unseat longtime Democratic congressman Brad Schneider, says he wouldn’t vote to ban abortion.
Illinois Supreme Court’s 2nd District race is attracting millions in donations: What the candidates have to say
At last count, nearly $1.3 million in campaign donations and loans separates former Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran and Lake County Judge Elizabeth Rochford, two candidates vying for a seat on the Illinois Supreme Court.
Barrington businesswoman, incumbent McConchie clash over SAFE-T Act in state Senate District 26 race
While the top Republican in the Illinois Senate, six-year incumbent state Sen. Dan McConchie, hopes to repeal the SAFE-T Act, the Democrat hoping to unseat him this fall supports the law, which implemented a slew of changes around criminal justice, including the elimination of ca