Here’s what to know ahead of Illinois’ election day on Tuesday, from key races to voting amendment to voting locations and much more.
Everything you need to know about how to vote in the primaries is here, including early voting, email voting, and voting on election day.
Here are the recommendations of the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board in 2022 for the November 8 election. See the full list here.
Prior to the primary elections, the Editorial Board of the Tribune asked the candidates a number of questions in order to inform voters and support them. Here is a complete list of these answers.
Democratic governor JB Pritzker tries to win a second term as he faces Republican State Senator Darren Bailey, one of the party’s most conservative lead candidates for Illinois governor for generations. Bailey focused his campaign on crime, the economy and education, while Pritzker tried to convince voters that he had accelerated the state of the state while successfully guiding it through the COVID-19 pandemic. Abortion also became the main campaign topic following the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the landmark Roe vs. Wade.
Democrat Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is running for his second term and is challenged by Republican Tom DeVore, a civil attorney who has made a name for himself by filing lawsuits against the state and Pritzker for a school mask mandate and other warrants. the spread of the coronavirus.
Former Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, a Democrat, is struggling to regain his position across the state by running for Secretary of State against Republican State Representative Dan Brady. One of them will replace longtime Secretary of State Jesse White, who will retire after 24 years. The winner will conduct an operation with more than 4,000 employees that will oversee driving licenses and vehicle registrations, track company registrations and keep a record of organ and tissue donation.
US Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth wants to win a second, six-year term against Republican Kathy Salvi. In 2016, Duckworth took the place once occupied by Barack Obama, defeating Republican Mark Kirk. Salvi is a lawyer from Mundelein and praises the conservative agenda, while Duckworth, a veteran of the Iraq war, has become so popular a politician nationwide that President Joe Biden has elected him vice president.
Two of the seven seats in the Illinois Supreme Court are up for grabs, and Republicans stand a chance of winning a majority for the first time in more than half a century.
Should Illinois include workers’ rights to unionization and collective bargaining in the state constitution? This question will be at the top of the voices statewide.
Many of the biggest races for Congress took place in the June primaries, but there are still some important competitions for US House. 17. The Illinois Congressional District can place the Republican in Democratic hands, and many suburban neighborhoods look interesting on election day.
- 17th District: In the battle for the US House, one of the most important battles is fought in northwestern Illinois
- District Six: In a campaign that addresses social issues, US representative Sean Casten wants to cement power against Keith Pekau
- 11th District: Abortion, Inflation among Key Issues as Challenger Catalina Lauf battles incumbent Bill Foster in the newly created suburban 11th Congress District
- 14th District: GOP candidate Scott Gryder says local experiences could help him shed US international Lauren Underwood in the convention race
- Seats without voting office, Congressional districts 1, 3, and 13: applicants vie for seats in the U.S. House without voting office
- Places where incumbents have an electoral advantage, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16 congressional districts: Illinois’ redrawn congress map gives most incumbents an electoral advantage over novices, but issues such as economics crime, ab*rtion can also play an important role
Each Cook County office and each of the 17 locations on the Cook County Board of Directors are active during this general election. At the top of the list is President Toni Preckwinkle, who is running for her fourth term against former Chicago Ald. Bob Fioretti who acts as a Republican. The vote will also include a referendum on Cook County forest reserves.