Elections

The Illinois State Board of Elections will soon certify the state's March primary election results—including those for presidential candidate of the Democratic Party. You voted, the state calculated, and the party goes on.

Baffling: That's what one writer called the slew of judges appearing on ballots for the fall state/county election. While the rest of the ballot seems pretty clear, voters inevitably have questions about the many pages of judicial candidates. Here are those questions, along with our answers.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on the Sun-Times Rauner endorsement and McKinney resignation as a low moment in Chicago journalism, and more.

Audio recording of presentations by Democratic-primary candidates for the state 26th representative district, the incumbent Christian Mitchell and challenger Jhatayn "Jay" Travis, at a 3/12/14 candidate forum.

Second Congressional District primary candidate Robin Kelly violated work-schedule rules while employed in the state treasurer's office, according to a state audit.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on what might have undermined a potential 2007 JJJ mayoral campaign, and more.

votingInterview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on the effect of polls on voter behavior, and more.

knightInterview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on how to remedy the over-reliance on property taxes, and more.

Forrest ClaypoolInterview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on whether candidates who don't run in a primary should have a harder time running in the general election, and more.

Dan HynesInterview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on the fears whites had about Harold Washington's mayoralty, and more.

Laurel and HardyInterview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on when office-holders become reformers, and more.

Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on how the Independent Voters of Illinois organization gets its message out, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on whether Cook County property-taxpayers need the Board of Review, and more.

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