The Daily Northwestern

Illinois Senate passes automatic voter registration bill

Billy Kobin, Reporter

May 24, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

The Illinois Senate passed a measure sponsored by Evanston representatives last Thursday that would automatically register state residents to vote when they receive their driver’s licenses. Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) co-sponsored...

Group submits signatures for Illinois redistricting amendment

Billy Kobin, Reporter

May 16, 2016

Filed under City, Politics

A nonpartisan Illinois citizens group submitted 65,000 pages of signatures to the Illinois State Board of Elections earlier this month for a petition calling for a constitutional amendment to change redistricting procedures in...

Evanston PAC reaches halfway point in term limits push

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 25, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics, State

An Evanston group in favor of term limits for Illinois lawmakers announced Thursday it has gathered more than half the signatures it needs to put the issue on the ballot next year. Headed by Republican gubernatorial candidate...

Evanston panel tosses out ethics complaint against Tendam

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 15, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The Evanston Board of Ethics on Tuesday night unanimously dismissed a complaint against Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) stemming from a $1,000 campaign contribution. Neighbors Nick Agnew and Claire Delgado had taken issue with Evanston...