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Election 2022

Early voting expands as campaign enters final two weeks: Pritzker, Bailey travel state, sling barbs

By JERRY NOWICKICapitol News Illinoisjnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Early voting hours and locations greatly expanded across the state this week as the campaign season entered its final two-week stretch. Polling places […]

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Some free 2022 election ad-vice to consider

The stakes are too high for you to stay home.” – “Daisy” political ad for President Lyndon Johnson, 1964 If you’re like me, you probably dread commercial breaks in the […]

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Before campaign storm, calmly get prepared

With just under eight weeks before a most consequential election, the campaign is unusually quiet locally. Labor Day has traditionally been the semi-official start of the fall campaign. But the […]

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Not a primary voter? No excuses this time

Whatever your usual excuse for not voting in a primary election, it doesn’t apply in 2022. Not familiar with the candidates? You have additional time this year to get to […]

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