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Decatur State House candidate Sue Scherer received another $10,313 from Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chief Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) between Sept. 6 and Sept. 30, state filings show.
Decatur State House candidate Sue Scherer received another $15,000 from Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chief Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) between Aug. 15 and Sept. 6, state filings show.
Despite an ongoing federal investigation, the Illinois State Board of Elections is having a difficult time deciding whether or not the state’s auditor general is guilty of corruption.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is publicly preaching party unity on the campaign trail. But behind the scenes, Rauner is quietly leading an effort to purge conservatives from the Illinois Republican State Central Committee, which governs the party and has elections this month.
Republicans depend most on women to show up at the polls in Edwards, Scott and Adams counties in Illinois, according to Illinois State Board of Elections data.
Campaign committees in Springfield collectively owe a total of $13,025 in overdue fees, records obtained by the Sangamon Sun show.
One campaign committee in Leland Grove has an overdue fine of $500, records obtained by the Sangamon Sun show.
Campaign committees in Chatham collectively owe a total of $9,875 in overdue fees, records obtained by the Sangamon Sun show.
Illinois’ ongoing budget problem has left the State Board of Elections in a financial hole so deep that agency officials claim they can’t afford the new computers they need to handle the number of candidates filing petitions to run in next year’s elections.
The campaign committee Building on Excellence - Yes for Referendum for Ball-Chatham Schools owes a $200 fine imposed on Jan. 6, 2014.
The campaign committee Dads for Plains owes a $5,000 fine imposed on Sept. 29, 2011.
The campaign committee Fairness for Working Families owes a $12,500 fine imposed on Feb. 27, 2015.
The campaign committee Friends of Dominic Elijah Watson owes a $75 fine imposed on Sept. 2, 2016.
The campaign committee Illinois Evening Republican Club owes a $75 fine imposed on Feb. 27, 2015.
The campaign committee Illinois School Psychologists PAC owes a $5,000 fine imposed on Jan. 14, 2014.
The campaign committee Sangamon County Democratic Minority Caucus owes a $100 fine imposed on March 3, 2008.
The campaign committee Sangamon County Young Republicans owes a $175 fine imposed on Sept. 4, 2012.
The campaign committee Win with Landon Committee owes a $3,000 fine imposed on June 8, 2015.
In the 2014 general election, 68 people in Illinois voted twice for a total of 136 votes, according to an analysis of Illinois State Board of Election (ISBE) records.
A recent analysis by Local Government Information Services (LGIS), which owns this publication, found almost 50,000 duplicate voter registration records, representing Illinois residents who are registered multiple times.