6:07 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Illinois Candidates Among Top Spenders For TV Ads

TV ads in 2014 state races
Credit Center for Public Intergrity

Illinois ranks fourth in the nation for total TV ad spending this election. The state trails only Pennsylvania, Texas and Florida. The findings come from the Center for Public Integrity.  The largest spending comes for the governor's race between Republican Bruce Rauner and incumbent Pat Quinn. 

The analysis found candidates for Illinois offices spent $26.4 million to air 34,600 ads between early last year and this month.

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Elections 2013
7:01 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Mayors Chamberlain, Morrissey, Rey, Gitz: Plus Links To More Election Results

Belvidere's Mayor-elect Mike Chamberlain

  Mayoral contests were particularly contentious in four northern Illinois cities this election day.

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Election 2012
12:19 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Candidates' Night in Dekalb

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of DeKalb County will host a Candidate's Night Wednesday, October 17th in the City of DeKalb Council Chambers in City Hall. The event  starts at 6:30 p.m.  WNIJ'S Susan Stephens will moderate.

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3:45 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Mexico Returns Former Ruling Party To Power

PRI candidate Enrique Pena Nieto campaigns in Mexico City
Associated Press

Mexico's old guard sailed back into power after a 12-year hiatus Sunday as the official preliminary vote count handed a victory to Enrique Pena Nieto, whose party was long accused of ruling the country through corruption and patronage.

The second place candidate, leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, refused to concede, saying he would wait for a full count.

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2:29 am
Wed May 9, 2012

16th District Dems choose Rohl for run against Congressman Kinzinger

Democrat Wanda Rohl speaks to the citizens' caucus in DeKalb April 21st, 2012
Susan Stephens WNIJ

Democratic leaders in the 16th Congressional district have chosen a candidate to run against Republican Adam Kinzinger this fall. A caucus of county party leaders within the district voted to slate Wanda Rohl.

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