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Illinois poised to lose rural Congress seat after census

Feb. 9, 2020 9:36 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — A congressional district in southern Illinois is expected to disappear following the 2020 census, raising concerns from about the redistricting process that determines the number of seats a state gets in Congress. The 15th Congressional District, which stretches across nearly 15,000...

Illinois Editorial Roundup:

Feb. 5, 2020 7:39 PM EST

February 3, 2020 Chicago Tribune Gov. Pritzker should know: Ethics reform starts with a truly independent Map As corruption scandals worm through the establishment Democratic Party, Gov. J.B. Pritzker finds himself with new and unexpected leverage. He can push for meaningful ethics reform in Illinois government...

Illinois assesses damage from mistaken voter registrations

Jan. 23, 2020 4:03 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — At least three of 15 Illinois residents who cast ballots after being mistakenly registered to vote are U.S. citizens after all, election officials said Wednesday in assessing the damage caused by an error in the state's automatic voter registration system. Secretary of State Jesse White's...