In this week’s edition of Spotlight Politics:
Federal prosecutors charged state Sen. Emil Jones III, D-Chicago, with three felonies in relation to allegations he took a bribe from a red-light camera firm.
Timmy Knudsen is confirmed as the new alderman of the 43rd Ward, replacing Michelle Smith who stepped down last month.
Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough warns there is a “serious shortage” of poll workers and election judges imperiling our elections.
And mixed messaging has many Illinoisans confused over the SAFE-T Act and the end of cash bail.
Our politics team of Amanda Vinicky, Paris Schutz and Heather Cherone takes on those stories and more.