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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner conceded defeat Tuesday night as Democrat J.B. Pritzker claimed the governorship of Illinois, capturing 59 percent of the vote to Rauner’s 35 percent.
Republican state Senate candidate Seth McMillan has challenged his opponent, Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill), to five debates — but Manar has only agreed to one of them.
Seth McMillan, a state Senate candidate in District 48, told supporters his opponent, Democrat Andy Manar, had received money from a PAC controlled by J.B. Pritzker and Michael Madigan.
Early voting began across Illinois for the 2018 general elections and Sangamon County has seen interest surge compared to even the 2016 presidential election.
Seth McMillan, the Illinois Senate candidate for District 48, has challenged his opponent, Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill), to five public or broadcast debates ahead of the November election.
Republican Senate candidate Seth McMillan recently took Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) to task regarding alleged deception over term limits in a new ad posted on Facebook.
House Speaker Mike Madigan has provided a combined $15 million in funding to dozens of state representatives currently holding office, the Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) reports.
Although Meissner Elementary School in Bunker Hill closed 15 years ago, responsibility for its demise has become an issue in the 2018 race for the 48th Senate District seat.
Senate candidate Seth McMillan commented on social media about a recent study that attempts to explain small-business owners’ dissatisfaction with the state’s business climate.
Illinois ranks fourth nationwide in terms of outmigration, according to recent data from Stevens Worldwide Van Lines.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this weak overturning a decades-old decision allowing unions to charge non-members for lobbying seems to belong a world away, ideologically, from the one in 1977 that said such fees were constitutional.
An ethics bill on the Illinois House floor that would prohibit fundraisers in Sangamon County while the General Assembly is in session has garnered a lot of support.
Come Nov. 6, the District 99 seat of the Illinois House of Representatives will either remain in Republican control or become a Democrat district for the first time in four years.
Republican Herman Senor is gearing up to face Rep. Sue Scherer (D-Decatur) in the November general election in the House District 96.
Springfield residents facing utility disruptions this winter can apply for financial aid via an assistance program through City Water, Light and Power (CWLP).