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From the top of the ticket to the Water Reclamation District, we’re covering scores of races today online and on “Chicago Tonight.” Find our latest news and voter information right here at election central.

Chicago Blackhawks’ head coach Joel Quenneville speaks at a news conference July 21, 2017, during the NHL hockey team’s convention in Chicago. (G-Jun Yam / AP File Photo)

“This is certainly a very difficult decision,” general manager Stan Bowman said in a statement. “But I believe it is in the best interests of the Blackhawks organization.” 

A 52-year-old man was pronounced dead Saturday morning about 10 minutes after he was discovered on the city's far South Side.

The 17-year-old suspect now faces two felony counts of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a weapon and one felony count of aggravated possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

A newly discovered collection of old political buttons may tell us something about the voters of an earlier era.

Are democracies under threat? University of Chicago law professor Tom Ginsburg thinks they are, and has co-authored a new book on saving this country’s constitutional democracy.

Watch the Nov. 6, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

Voter interest was strong this Election Day. Both the Chicago Board of Elections and its suburban Cook County counterpart say turnout has been higher than in previous midterm elections. 

The billionaire Hyatt hotels heir handily defeated Republican incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday, closing out one of the most expensive statewide races in U.S. history. 

Candidates for Illinois attorney general Kwame Raoul and Erika Harold participate in a “Chicago Tonight” forum on Oct. 29, 2018.

Democrats sweep statewide races, with state Sen. Kwame Raoul winning the race for Illinois attorney general; and Comptroller Susana Mendoza, Treasurer Mike Frerichs and Secretary of State Jesse White retaining their seats.

Sean Casten, left, and U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam appear on “Chicago Tonight” on Oct. 22, 2018.

In a political upset, political neophyte Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) has defeated six-term conservative Republican incumbent Peter Roskam (R-Wheaton) in the 6th Congressional District.

Lauren Underwood gives her victory speech Tuesday after winning the election for Illinois’ 14th Congressional District.  (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

In a highly watched race in the northwest and western suburbs, Lauren Underwood, a 32-year-old registered nurse, declared victory over incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Plano).

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