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Gov. JB Pritzker and Illinois Democrats warned of an “end to the constitutional right to privacy” if a leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the 1973 landmark decision in Roe v. Wade becomes finalized as precedent.
A leaked draft of an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision that could overturn the landmark 1973 case Roe v. Wade reignited a political debate over whether access to abortion is a constitutional right or something that can be regulated by the states.
Candidates for several DeKalb County races including sheriff, DeKalb County Board and county clerk shuffled through the snow Monday to be among the first to file petitions for the 2022 election ballot. The filling period runs until 5 p.m. March 14.
The DeKalb County Democratic party is inviting voters to get ready for the primary by attending an event Feb. 23 to help get candidates on the ballot.
For the second time in a year, McHenry County Board Chairman Michael Buehler snubbed the Democrats’ choice to fill a board vacancy and nominated someone else.
A year after the Jan. 6 insurrection, Bustos says partisan politics is as bad as ever.
Democrats have criticized the maps for cutting up neighborhoods, saying that could confuse voters about where they should go vote
Democratic leaders said the map making process lacked transparency after it was unveiled Thursday ahead of Tuesday's vote
“When voters see these really ugly maps that politicians draw, it does a lot toward hurting the reputation of politics in the country,” U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, said
The demonstrations in Yorkville and nationwide are planned to precede the reconvening of the Supreme Court on Oct. 4 at which time the Court will hear a case that may determine the future of abortion rights for all Americans, according to the statement.
The release of new, census data means Illinois Democrats who control state government can begin redrawing Illinois’ congressional district boundaries. Republicans are likely to lose at least one House seat as a result.
“Registering voters is supposed to be a non-partisan procedure with no electioneering involved,” said Julie Gondar, chair of the Kendall County Democratic Party.
Republicans accused Democrats of drawing new maps 'behind closed doors'