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As political editor, Scott Fornek oversees and coordinates political coverage at the Chicago Sun-Times. He has covered politics for nearly 30 years as an editor, political reporter and general assignment reporter.

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Kim Foxx needs a wave of anti-Donald Trump voters; Pat O’Brien needs Dem alderman’s help

History shows Cook County voters prefer having the same party in the White House and as state’s attorney. But they have no problem dumping incumbent prosecutors of either party.

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Last time we had this many runoffs was before the Korean War

<p><span style="line-height:1.5em;">Yes, there were an awful lot of runoffs Tuesday night.</span></p>

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A NIGHT OF RUNOFFS

<p><em><span style="line-height:1.5em;">The mayor’s race and 19 wards will see runoffs in April. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and candidates his Super PAC

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Ex-Gov. Walker— Ryan got a ‘soft sentence’: ‘I got seven years, and this guy got six and a half?’

<p><i>NOTE: This article originally was published Sept. 12, 2006</i></p>

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‘I really feel sorry for George’ — Former gov says even minimum security prison is ‘brutal’

<p><i>NOTE: This article was originally published April 23, 2006</i></p>

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Walker knows Ryan’s plight: Last ex-gov to face criminal charges can sympathize — to a point

<p><i>NOTE: This article was first published Oct. 2, 2005</i></p>

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‘Helpless Hopeless’; Walker’s memoir recalls famous walk, time as gov, prison life

<p>Note: <i>This article originally ran June 8, 2007</i></p>

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Walker knows Ryan's plight: Last ex-gov to face criminal charges can sympathize — to a point

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'Helpless Hopeless'; Walker's memoir recalls famous walk, time as gov, prison life

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Ex-Gov. Walker— Ryan got a 'soft sentence': 'I got seven years, and this guy got six and a half?'