WTTW’s 2022 Voter Guide is your comprehensive library of resources for the Primary Election on June 28. You will
find candidate profiles; recorded video messages* from candidates, searchable by race or candidate; responses to
candidate questionnaires; a map of Illinois searchable by Congressional district; and links to ongoing political
coverage from WTTW News. This Voter Guide was produced with help from the League of Women Voters of Cook County. Find
your polling location for voting on election day.
*Candidates were given two minutes to tell voters where they stand on the issues, why they feel they are best qualified and what they intend to do if elected or reelected. The messages were recorded via Zoom at no cost to the candidates.
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Democrats have held both chambers of Congress and the presidency for the last two years, but they may not have such consolidated power for much longer. A look at control of Congress and what will happen if Republicans win a majority in either chamber in the election.
You’ve done your research. Made your choices. Cast your ballot. What happens next? WTTW News explains the ballot counting and storing procedure used in Chicago.
Changes are coming to the SAFE-T Act, the new law that, among many other things, does away with cash bail starting in the new year.
It's become a political flashpoint in the race for governor and took center stage at the last debate.
The final debate in the race for governor turns out to be short on substance but high on name-calling. Our politics team weighs in on that story and more.
It's rare when newspaper editorial boards and fiscal watchdog groups recommend that residents vote to increase their property taxes. But that's exactly the case as Cook County voters face a binding question on their election ballot: Do you want to pay a little more to help fund the Cook County Forest Preserves?
As co-chair of the Senate’s Ukraine Caucus, Sen. Dick Durbin said any push to sit down at the negotiation table and offer Russia territory that it illegally took must come from the Ukrainians, not Western pressure.
The Chicago Board of Elections is urging voters to look at their new precinct map before voting in the upcoming election.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot uses her 2023 budget to show off progressive policies, despite being at odds with Chicago’s progressive political community. Our politics team weighs in on that story and more.
Balance of Power Could Shift on the Illinois Supreme Court. Here Are the Candidates Running in November
With terms that last 10 years, having two competitive Illinois Supreme Court contests in a single election cycle – as is the case in the suburbs outside of Cook County this November – is rare and the results potentially significant.
Gubernatorial candidates sling mud in their first televised debate. No property tax hikes in Mayor Lightfoot’s election year budget. Homeless advocates press Lightfoot for more funding. And the White Sox head into an offseason full of questions.