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 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.
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.
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.