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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) speaks at a forum. Biss introduced legislation that would create a public matching system for campaign donations.

Biss introduces bill to create publicly-funded matching program for small campaign donations

February 10, 2017

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) announced legislation Thursday that would create a public matching system for campaign donations. The bill would create a publicly-funded matching program for small...

Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) speaks at a Political Union event in 2013. Biss said at a panel Monday lower voter enthusiasm for national candidates was to blame for the fall in turnout in the election.

Election panel debates future of American politics

November 15, 2016

Illinois politicians and political experts discussed several irregularities in last Tuesday’s election, including unexpectedly low voter turnout, inaccurate polling and high campaign spending at an event...

A federal judge limited same-day voter registration in Illinois on Tuesday. Opponents of the law said it disadvantaged rural voters.

Judge strikes down same-day voter registration at polling places in Illinois

September 29, 2016

Illinois residents will not be able to register at polling precincts the same day they vote this fall, after a federal judge struck down a state law facilitating same-day voter registration on Tuesday. The...

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