Happy Primary Election Day!
Polls are open today from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can get your polling place, voter information and a sample ballot from the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners and all the information you need to make an informed decision at the polls from Early & Often online, on Twitter and on Facebook.
Stay tuned as we keep an eye on the election throughout the day and bring you the results as they come in this evening. Join the discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #EOelect14.
And bookmark this page for up-to-the-moment updates from candidates in some of today’s most-watched races and our reporters in the field.
- Issues: Where the GOP governor candidates stand
- Judging the judges: A voters’ scorecard
- Interactive graphic: Charting today’s voter turnout
- Election officials to ask court to keep three polling sites open late
A state budget with ‘firm fiscal foundation’ that shows ‘tremendous progress?’ Or a ‘cynical’ election-year ploy to buy votes?
Michael Porter, 58, was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison after he was convicted for recording boys in Chicago-area YMCAs and possessing nearly 100,000 pictures and videos of child pornography.
The bicyclist was taken to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, where she died, Mayor Nancy Rotering said on Facebook.
“This is very, very tragic. I have never seen anything like this in my career,” said a fire and emergency official at the scene.
The teen was arrested minutes after a 14-year-old boy was killed and four other people were wounded in the 4200 block of South Wells Street.
The man, 23, was sitting in his car about 2:15 a.m. Saturday when shots were fired, striking him multiple times.