Romney wins Illinois GOP primary

Mitt Romney was projected the winner of the Illinois primary on Tuesday night by Fox News. The former Massachusetts governor went into the contest running ahead of rival contenders Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron

Don Manzullo, a 10-term Illinois Republican, lost a heated primary battle on Tuesday, as US Rep. Jesse Jackson easily won the Democratic nomination and an Iraq war veteran was chosen to face a tea party firebrand in November. Manzullo and Jackson faced

By David Kidwell A slight blade misalignment in a ballot printing machine stirred up an election day problem Tuesday for a smattering of officials throughout Illinois who reported that as many as several thousand ballots were slightly too wide to fit

By David Kidwell A slight blade misalignment in a ballot printing machine stirred up an election day problem Tuesday for a smattering of officials throughout Illinois who reported that as many as several thousand ballots were slightly too wide to fit

It will fill in with data as the results from the primary comes in. Illinois is indeed a big complicated state, home to some 13 million people and 10 of Patchwork Nation's 12 types. But the overwhelming majority of the state's population — more than 8