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Illinois State Board of Elections

Mary Hansen / NPR Illinois

With three weeks to go until Election Day, more than 526,000 Illinois voters have already cast their ballots, according to data from the Illinois State Board of Elections.

BRIAN MACKEY / NPR ILLINOIS

A Lake County power couple has allegedly been breaking state campaign finance laws for years, allowing the pair — who sit on the Lake County Board and Lake Forest City Council — to take in more campaign contributions than legally allowed, including from Republican mega donors Dick and Liz Uihlein.

An audit is criticizing cybersecurity practices at the Illinois State Board of Elections, but the board is taking issue with some of the findings.

Monday was an important date on the way to the 2018 elections. It was the beginning of the period when Illinois candidates have to file petitions with, in some cases, thousands of signatures needed to get on the ballot.

Everyone Might Win in Monmouth-Roseville Election

Jan 15, 2015
T.J. Carson

Losing in this spring's election for the Monmouth-Roseville School District might not mean losing the opportunity to serve.