WNIJ News
8:03 am
Tue January 26, 2010

3-way tie in GOP Governor's race

DeKalb, IL – It's a week before Illinois' primary, and three Republicans are tied in the race for Governor. WNIJ's Dan Klefstad talks about this surprising development with NIU political science professor Matt Streb.


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WNIJ News
12:20 pm
Mon January 25, 2010

Full term for Governor Quinn?

DeKalb, IL – On February 2nd, Illinois Democrats will decide whether Governor Pat Quinn advances to the November general election. Quinn wants a full term as Governor, but he faces a stiff primary challenge. WNIJ's Dan Klefstad talks about this race with NIU political science professor Matt Streb.


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WNIJ News
2:13 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

A look at future hiring in Northern Illinois

Rockford, IL – The job market still looks bleak. But, that hasn't stopped experts from predicting where jobs will be added in the coming years. WNIJ's, Mike Moen, looks at where employment might be found in Northern Illinois:


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WNIJ News
2:02 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Illinois-based charity discusses Haiti donations

DeKalb, IL – What level of response are charities seeing in terms of donations for Haiti? WNIJ's, Mike Moen, talks with an Illinois-based group:


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WNIJ News
3:29 am
Tue January 19, 2010

Could moderate win GOP Senate nomination?

DeKalb, IL – Illinois Congressman Mark Kirk is a moderate running for the Republican Senate nomination. Kirk faces five others next month, including a "Tea Party" candidate. Will Kirk's centrist record attract GOP primary voters? WNIJ's Dan Klefstad poses this question to NIU political scientist Matt Streb.


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WNIJ News
4:22 am
Mon January 18, 2010

Can newspapers change Senate Democratic primary?

DeKalb,IL – The Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times have endorsed David Hoffman in the Senate Democratic primary. But state Treasurer Alexei Giannoulias has more money and better name recognition. What difference can newspaper endorsements make in this election? WNIJ's Dan Klefstad discusses this race with NIU political scientist Matt Streb.


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WNIJ News
2:14 pm
Tue January 12, 2010

Job recruiting underway for 2010 Census.

DeKalb, IL – Job seekers in Illinois take note, short-term employment opportunities await you. WNIJ's Mike Moen has more:

For more information: www.2010censusjobs.gov.

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WNIJ News
2:20 pm
Mon January 11, 2010

The Hastert name versus legislative experience

NIU Political Scientist Dr. Matthew Streb

DeKalb, IL – The Republican primary in Illinois' 14th Congressional district is attracting national attention. That's partly because one of the candidates is a son of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert. WNIJ's Dan Klefstad talks about this race with NIU political scientist Matt Streb.


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WNIJ News
10:56 pm
Wed January 6, 2010

Web Extra: How to vote early in Feb. 2nd primary

Rockford, IL – Winnebago County Clerk Margie Mullins explains early voting options.

GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION: February 2, 2010

Last day to register to vote January 5, 2010

Grace Period Registration and Voting:
January 6 - January 19 (deadline may vary between election offices)
If you missed the registration deadline, take two pieces of ID to your County Clerk or Board of Elections office. You will register and vote RIGHT THEN AND THERE.

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WNIJ News
10:55 pm
Wed January 6, 2010

There are several ways to vote now in Feb. 2nd election

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