Election 2012

Illinois Election 2012
6:40 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Dixon Cab Driver Offers Free Rides to the Polls

Credit city of Dixon

A Dixon cab driver is offering free rides to the polls today.  Mary MacMillan of Sunshine Cab tells WNIJ she’ll offer free rides to and from the polls from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. She says this is the first time she's offered the free rides for an election.

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Election 2012
5:58 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Overtime Costs for Holiday Election Deadline

Illinois' election law may mean overtime for some municipal workers on Christmas Eve.  December 24th is the final day candidates may file nominating petitions for April's municipal elections.

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Election 2012
6:11 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Freshman and Newcomer Battle in the 16th

Adam Kinzinger (R) and Wanda Rohl (D)

Illinois' new 16th Congressional District will include parts of Rockford, DeKalb, and the LaSalle area. The old 16th is represented by Republican Don Manzullo of Egan, but last Spring he lost the primary to Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Manteno. Kinzinger was elected in 2010 to represent a neighboring district, the 11th.

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