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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

A blue illustrated Illinois with money and pencils coming out of it.

Illinois politicians raise big, self-fund ahead of midterm elections

November 10, 2022

Midterm election results are in for Illinois — and Democratic politicians have successfully held on to power in both Springfield and Washington, D.C. Democrats outpaced their Republican counterparts...

Less than a month out from the November election, city officials and local organizations encourage residents to vote early.

Evanston residents, organizations talk mail-in voting

October 11, 2020

As Election Day nears during a pandemic, voting by mail is providing many voters across the country an alternative to going to the polls in person. Recently, concerns have arisen about large-scale mail-in...

Graduate students march to the Rebecca Crown Center to secure sixth-year funding from The Graduate School. The passage of Illinois House Bill 253 would be a significant win for graduate students, who have been pushing for rights as employees instead of students.

Illinois House bill would classify graduate and research assistants as employees

May 8, 2019

A House bill making its way through the state Senate would give graduate and research assistants the same labor rights as other educational employees. The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Laura Fine (D-Glenview),...

J.B. Pritzker speaks at an event. Pritzker defeated Gov. Bruce Rauner in the gubernatorial race Tuesday.

Know your ballot: A guide to the 2018 midterm elections

August 23, 2018

This November, many new students will be able to officially voice their political opinions for the first time in the upcoming midterm elections. But whether you’re registered to vote in Illinois or not,...

Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks at an event. Rauner has shown support for the state senate’s Grand Bargain plan.

Senate votes on several items from grand bargain package

March 1, 2017

Illinois state senators voted Tuesday on several measures included in a “grand bargain” package of bills intended to end the state budget impasse. It was the first of several days of voting on the...

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