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

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

The Daily Northwestern


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Cook County primaries saw close races, low turnout

April 7, 2024

The Cook County primaries saw close races and turnout as low as 17.95%. Now that all the votes have been counted, here’s a rundown of the results of the key races and how Evanston residents voted.  Cook...

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Eileen O’Neill Burke narrowly wins Cook County State’s Attorney Democratic primary

March 31, 2024

Democrat and former Illinois Appellate Court Judge Eileen O’Neill Burke defeated professor and former prosecutor Clayton Harris III in a neck-to-neck primary race for Cook County State’s Attorney,...

Four candidates are running to fill incumbent Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx’s seat in the March 19 primaries.

Key races to watch for in Evanston as March 19 primaries approach

February 27, 2024

The political landscape is heating up in the second largest county in the nation as the March 19 primaries approach. Early voting commenced Wednesday in suburban Cook County, so here are some key races...

Nominations for both major parties will be up for grabs along with Illinois’ congressional delegation.

Early voting in suburban Cook County to begin Wednesday

February 21, 2024

Limited early voting for the March 19 general primary will begin Wednesday at five suburban Cook County locations and one downtown Chicago location.  Evanston voters can go to the Skokie Courthouse,...

Ortiz: Analyzing key races in the upcoming Chicago municipal elections

Ortiz: Analyzing key races in the upcoming Chicago municipal elections

February 2, 2023

Chicago is gearing up for the upcoming municipal elections, with various candidates vying for seats across the city. We'll focus on some candidates endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America. The...

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