IL Election 2012 http://northernpublicradio.org en Voters Asked to Report Election Day Problems http://northernpublicradio.org/post/voters-asked-report-election-day-problems <p>Election officials want to remind voters to report any issues they run into at the polls.&nbsp; 173 teams of assistant attorneys general and investigators from the Illinois Attorney General’s office will be working throughout the state today to watch the general election to ensure that <a href="http://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/pressroom/2012_11/20121101.html" target="_blank">Illinoisans’ voting rights </a>are protected and that polling places are accessible. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 10:15:35 +0000 Jenna Dooley 20840 at http://northernpublicradio.org Voters Asked to Report Election Day Problems Mixed Results for Early Voting at Universities http://northernpublicradio.org/post/mixed-results-early-voting-universities <p>For the second election year in a row, Illinois is trying out early-voting on select state university campuses. The law requires the polling places be in "high traffic locations." Mon, 05 Nov 2012 11:09:33 +0000 WNIJ 20837 at http://northernpublicradio.org Mixed Results for Early Voting at Universities Freshman and Newcomer Battle in the 16th http://northernpublicradio.org/post/freshman-and-newcomer-battle-16th <p>Illinois' <a href="http://precinctmaps.com/?page_id=2125">new 16th Congressional District</a> will include parts of Rockford, DeKalb, and the LaSalle area. The <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illinois%27s_16th_congressional_district">old 16th</a> is represented by Republican Don Manzullo of Egan, but last Spring he lost the primary to Congressman <a href="http://kinzinger.house.gov/#dialog">Adam Kinzinger</a> of Manteno. Kinzinger was elected in 2010 to represent a neighboring district, the 11th. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 11:11:49 +0000 Dan Klefstad 20742 at http://northernpublicradio.org Freshman and Newcomer Battle in the 16th State's Attorney's Race: DeKalb County http://northernpublicradio.org/post/states-attorneys-race-dekalb-county <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Republican <a href="http://www.electclay.org/">Clay Campbell</a> has served as DeKalb County State’s Attorney since 2010, when he won a special election. He is seeking another term. Campbell’s opponent this fall is Democrat <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RichardSchmackForStatesAttorney">Richard Schmack</a>, a private attorney who has previously served as an assistant state’s attorney in DeKalb County. The two candidates were asked a set of questions by WNIJ's Mike Moen. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:28:00 +0000 Mike Moen 20562 at http://northernpublicradio.org State's Attorney's Race: DeKalb County Early Voting Becoming More Popular http://northernpublicradio.org/post/early-voting-becoming-more-popular <p></p><p>More people in DeKalb County are taking advantage of early voting.&nbsp; According to DeKalb County Clerk John Acardo, thousands of&nbsp; people have already voted before the November 6th election. That's about a thousand more early votes than four years ago. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 09:59:15 +0000 Jenna Dooley 20553 at http://northernpublicradio.org Early Voting Becoming More Popular The Candidates in the Democratic Primary in IL 14 http://northernpublicradio.org/post/candidates-democratic-primary-il-14 <p>Two Democrats are vying for their party&rsquo;s nomination in the race in Illinois&rsquo; 14<sup>th</sup> Congressional District.&nbsp;&nbsp;WNIJ&#39;s Guy Stephens&nbsp;reports:</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 12:30:00 +0000 Guy Stephens 7993 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Candidates in the Democratic Primary in IL 14