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Early voting turnout in the 2018 midterm elections nearly doubled since the last midterms in 2014, and many college students were among those who cast their ballots before Election Day. More than 39 million people …

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Illinois: Incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner conceded to J.B. Pritzker less than an hour after polls closed in Illinois. Pritzker, who obtained nearly 55 percent of the vote, has been an attractive candidate for younger voters …

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Phoenix 101: A Look at Chicago’s Mayoral Race Following Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision not to run for re-election in 2019, over a dozen candidates have already reported plans to campaign for Emanuel’s seat ahead …

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Centennial Forum buzzed with first-years and transfer students Saturday and Monday as students registered to vote in conjunction with Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) U-Pass distribution for the first time. The event was part of a …

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When Maria Hadden worked with participatory budgeting in Rogers Park, she said her friends and colleagues would often ask her, “Maria, when are you running for office?”, but she didn’t consider it seriously until March …

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At this point in the semester, your planner is probably full of important dates and deadlines, but there are a few more dates you should add if you haven’t already: Oct. 11, Oct. 23 and …

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Chicago voters didn’t let incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel go home with the top City Hall seat, and the mayor will be facing candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in a runoff election April 7. With about 45 …

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It was a big win for the Republican Party in these midterm elections. As of press time, Republicans had gained seven seats in the Senate and 10 seats in the House of Representatives. Although most …