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  • Treasurer candidates at a glance

    Michael Frerichs Democrat Age: 41 Birthplace: Champaign Residence: Champaign Current job: state senator Previous positions: high school teacher, Champaign County board member, Champaign County auditor Education: Bachelor's degree in German...
  • Treasurer candidates heat up race for overlooked statewide office

     Treasurer candidates heat up race for overlooked statewide office
    A pair of state lawmakers are mounting aggressive bids to become Illinois' next treasurer, an office in charge of investing the state's money that's often used as a political steppingstone. The campaign is contentious in part because it's either up or...
  • Durbin, Oberweis at odds on gun control, other social issues

    Durbin, Oberweis at odds on gun control, other social issues
    Sen. Dick Durbin, a liberal Democrat, and state Sen. Jim Oberweis, a conservative Republican, disagree sharply on social issues, including gun control, abortion and same-sex marriage. Durbin, 69, who is seeking a fourth Senate term in Tuesday's...
  • Warner holds large but narrower lead over Gillespie

    Sen Mark Warner holds a large but narrowing lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie as the race for the U.S. Senate heads to its final days, according to the latest statewide survey of likely voters by the Wason Center for Public Policy at...
  • Obamacare, deficit approach differentiate Warner, Gillespie

    The race for the Senate pits a governor-turned-senator who prides himself on his willingness to work across party lines against a former head of the Republican National Committee who says it's time to break Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's grip. Sen....
  • Two newcomers challenge Forbes in 4th District

    U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, faces two challengers in the 4th District in Tuesday's election. Forbes, a Republican, won a special election in 2001 and has held the seat since – handily beating all challengers by double-digit percentages....
  • Tribune poll: Rauner, Quinn in dead heat

    Tribune poll: Rauner, Quinn in dead heat
    With less than two weeks until Election Day, the race for Illinois governor is a dead heat as Republican challenger Bruce Rauner has made significant inroads among suburban voters, especially women, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows. The survey found...
  • Quinn, Rauner spar on Illinois jobs numbers

    Quinn, Rauner spar on Illinois jobs numbers
    The two major governor candidates sparred over jobs numbers Thursday, as Gov. Pat Quinn touted Illinois' lowest unemployment rate since he took office in 2009 while Republican challenger Bruce Rauner maintained the Democrat still isn’t doing...
  • Illinois governor's election riskier than any tightrope act

     Illinois governor's election riskier than any tightrope act
    Gov. Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner are in the last days of a long, tough and close campaign, with Illinois' economic future balancing on a fiscal high wire come Tuesday. If you don't like the frightening condition of the state's economy, there's that other...
  • The Courant's Election Choices

    The Courant's Election Choices
    Below are The Courant's picks in top state races, as well as congressional and Hartford legislative races, which are marked with an asterisk and in boldface type. For the full editorials explaining our choices, please go to courant.com/opinion....
  • Charlie Crist in Broward on final day, preceded by Rick Scott's No. 2

    Charlie Crist in Broward on final day, preceded by Rick Scott's No. 2
    Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist are in a dead heat on the last full day of the campaign for governor. Scott spent Monday touring Central Florida with two of his party’s potential 2016 presidential candidates,...