Partly Cloudy
55°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast

Welcome to your source for up-to-the-minute election results, candidate profiles, editorial questionnaires and more. For more information on a race, click the position name.

Local Election News

  • Races for governor carry 2016 presidential campaign implications

    WASHINGTON — Republicans in search of clues to the 2016 presidential contest might find them in this year's governor races.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Bruce Rauner encourages women to get out the vote in race for Illinois governor

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Bruce Rauner had an important message for the women gathered at the Boulder Ridge County Club Wednesday.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Bill Clinton stumps for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin

    CHICAGO – Former President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durb ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Illinois governor candidates Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner spar on finance, jobs

    CHICAGO – Locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of November, Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sparred on jobs, Illinois’ financ ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola

    CHICAGO — Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Election Central 2014

    Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    [SPONSORED] Family Physician, Dr. Baby Than introduces herself.

    More videos »
     

    Reader Poll

    At what age should you stop monitoring your child's social media behavior?
    13-14
    15-16
    17-18
    Over 18