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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

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Early voting opens for Illinois state primaries

June 14, 2022

For Illinois voters who want to get ahead, polls for this year’s state primaries have opened for early voting.  Polls are open for early voting June 13-27. The primary elections will take place on...

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A new Illinois law cracks down on distracted driving

September 26, 2019

In the past three months, Evanston police officers issued over 40 percent more tickets on the road under a new Illinois law cracking down on texting and driving. Illinois lawmakers passed the legislation...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at his victory party at the Marriott Marquis hotel in downtown Chicago. At his inauguration, Pritzker said he would work with the legislature to pass a balanced budget.

Gov. Pritzker outlines bold progressive vision at swearing in

January 14, 2019

Gov. J.B. Pritzker took office Monday as Illinois’ 43rd governor, putting a Democrat back in the governor’s mansion after four years under Republican rule. In a speech directly following his inauguration,...

Illinois gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker speaks at an event. Pritzker apologized Tuesday for comments he made about black politicians.

Pritzker apologizes for racialized comments in 2008 over Senate seat

February 6, 2018

Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker apologized Tuesday for recently revealed comments he made about black politicians in 2008, according to a Pritzker campaign statement. Early Tuesday,...

J.B. Pritzker launches his campaign in Chicago in April. U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)  and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.)  endorsed  Pritzker for governor on Friday.

Durbin, Duckworth endorse Pritzker for governor

December 9, 2017

U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) endorsed J.B. Pritzker for governor at a Friday campaign event in Chicago. They join other notable political figures who have endorsed Pritzker,...

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