The Columbia Chronicle

Jim Allen, communication director for the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners, noticed an up-tick in early and mail-in voting in the 2018 primaries.

Experts analyze primary election results

By Savannah Eadens
April 7, 2018
Aging equipment could threaten future Illinois elections

Aging equipment could threaten future Illinois elections

By Savannah Eadens
February 19, 2018
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia are being catapulted into six more weeks of campaigning after the Feb. 24 election resulted in a runoff set for April 7, the first since the city switched from the partisan primary system in 1995. Emanuel earned 45.4 percent of the vote and Garcia earned 33.9 percent. Both candidates face harrowing challenges. Garcia must establish himself as more than “the neighborhood guy,” but as a leader who can run a city plagued by chronic problems. Emanuel fights against a record marked with school closings, teacher strikes and city violence.

Emanuel, Garcia thrust into April runoff

By Metro Editor
March 2, 2015
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