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Candidate filing for March 20, 2018 Gubernatorial Primary begins

Cook County candidates running in the March 20, 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election will begin filing their nomination petitions at the Clerk’s office on Monday, November 27. Filing ends on Monday,

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2016 Presidential Election: Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is eligible to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election? A: All eligible voters in the City of Chicago, including those who need to use Election Day registration to

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Clerk’s Office Issues Election Day Reminders For College Students

The Cook County Clerk’s Office is eager to help students register and vote for the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election. Below you will find key information on different forms of

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Durbin: The Power of Our Political System Should Rest With the American People, Not the Wealthy Few

Fellow Illinoisans, Six years ago, the Supreme Court issued a far-reaching decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, permitting corporations to spend freely from their treasuries to influence elections.

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Election Day Registration available in all polling places Tuesday

Today’s primary election will be the first Presidential Election to feature Election Day Registration, and the first election in Illinois where it will be available to voters at every polling

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Donna More wins endorsement of Metropolitan Alliance of Police

The Metropolitan Alliance for Police (MAP) announced that they have endorsed Donna More for Cook County State’s Attorney. MAP represents over 4,000 sworn police officers and other police-related employees who maintain

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Conservatives command majority in Polish Parliament

The conservative Law and Justice (PiS), which was in opposition for the last eight years, won 235 seats in the 460-seat lower house of Parliament, giving it a majority in

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Poll: PSL and SLD could not have seats in parliament

A new survey ahead of the parliamentary elections in autumn sees a huge support for two new parties, with the PO and PiS still in the lead. The poll conducted

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Presidential front-runners fire up campaign

Both Andrzej Duda and Bronisław Komorowski, who went through to the second round of the presidential ballot following Sunday’s election, have started to heat up their respective campaigns to try

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PKW: voter turnout 14.61% by noon

The State Electoral Commission (PKW) has said that by noon, almost 15 percent of eligible voters had turned out to vote in the 10 May presidential elections. The election sees

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Presidential election poll gives Komorowski increased lead

A poll concerning the forthcoming 2015 presidential election has given current head of state Bronislaw Komorowski an increased lead. According to the poll conducted by Millward Brown, President Komorowski would

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Computer glitch hampering local election vote count

A computer glitch is continuing to hamper the vote count following Sunday’s local elections in Poland. Lodz Poland’s National Electoral Commission (PKW) had claimed on Tuesday morning that the problem

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‚Pro-European’ parties win Ukraine elections

Pro-western groups won a decisive victory in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections, with parties loyal to President Poroshenko and PM Yatseniuk winning just under 45 percent of vote, Sunday. President Poroshenko’s bloc

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Parties begin local election campaigns

All major parties begin campaigning, Saturday, for local elections on 16 November, with the ruling Civic Platform and opposition parties Law and Justice and SLD staging rallies in Warsaw. New

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Prime minister appeals for strong voter turnout in EP elections

Prime Minister Donald Tusk renewed his appeal to the Poles to take part in the May 25 elections to the European Parliament. He argued that low turnout could damage Poland’s

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Definition of happiness has changed over 25 years – Komorowski

The definition of happiness has changed since the 1989 transformations but the feeling of happiness remained, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said opening a debate „Our freedom…Poles after 25 years of