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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Although Republican candidates may not have done so well statewide in last Tuesday’s general election, it was a different story in Henry County.
Republican state Sen. Neil Anderson’s fourth annual Fall Youth Advisory Council brought high school students from District 36 together for a day of civics education.
State Rep. Tony McCombie (R-Savanna) visited Rock Island High School on Oct. 24 to address the Rocky Riveters afterschool group.
Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) contributed $21.1 million to 30 state House races this election cycle, including $3,445,351 to 22 fellow Democrats in the week leading up to Tuesday’s general election.
Kippy Breeden (R-Geneseo) feels validated in the hours since her election victory.
In a midterm election notable for flipped seats and unseated incumbents, a large number of incumbents retained their seats in Rock Island, Mercer and McHenry counties Tuesday.
Jeffrey Orton's former history students should be proud.
Francisco Cruz "Keko" Martinez jokes he lost out to someone who wasn’t even on the ballot in is run for Rock Island County Sheriff.
The Rock Island High School football team will host their annual team banquet at the school on Nov. 18, at 5 p.m.
With all precincts reporting, Republican Neil Anderson had a slight lead over Democrat Gregg Johnson in the 36th Senate District race.
Democrat Cheri Bustos has been declared the winner in the 17th Congressional District against Republican William Fawell.
Democrat Michael Frerichs has been declared the winner in the Illinois State Treasurer's race against Republican Jim Dodge.
Democrat Susana Mendoza has won the state Comptroller race against Republican Darlene Senger.
Incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner conceded defeat Tuesday night as Democrat J.B. Pritzker claimed the governorship of Illinois, capturing 59 percent of the vote to Rauner’s 35 percent.
Democrat Jesse White has won the Secretary of State race against Republican Jason Helland.
Democrat Kwame Raoul won the Attorney General's race after Republican candidate Erika Harold conceded the race.
Democrat J.B. Pritzker won the gubernatorial race after Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner conceded the race Tuesday night.
Thik Bol is back and quickly making an impact for the Southern Illinois men's basketball team.
Francisco Cruz 'Keko' Martinez sees the planned demolition of the Rock Island County Courthouse as symbolic of the way Democrats govern the region.
Kippy Breeden trusts that her record will speak for itself in her Henry County District 1 Board re-election effort on Nov. 6.