Campaigns & Elections

Residents of Rock Island County will have more time for early voting. 

Even though the election technically is still two weeks away, Illinois residents have turned out in un-precedented numbers and voted early and by mail. Figures from the State Board of Elections show that as of Friday, 900,000 people had voted.

Illinois Secretary of State

Illinois residents are deciding whether to amend the state constitution and replace the current flat tax with a graduated system, similar to our federal income taxes.

Gage Skidmore

Tomorrow night, the Scott County Republican Party will hold its 12th Annual Ronald Reagan Dinner at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf. 

Illinois Supreme Court

Besides all the races for local, state, and federal office, Illinois residents will make another key decision this fall - whether Justice Tom Kilbride will serve another term on the state supreme court. He's up for retention, and needs to receive at least 60 per cent "yes" votes.

Iowa Campaign Update

Oct 9, 2020

On Midwest Week, a campaign update for Iowa - the fight over absentee ballot applications and the key race for the US Senate.

Although they're not getting much attention compared to president, senator, and congress, there are some other very important names on the November ballot. Iowa residents will decide whether 95 local, appellate, and supreme court judges will keep their jobs.

Voting Opens In Iowa

Oct 5, 2020

Iowa election officials will begin mailing out absentee ballots Monday, and it's the first day voters can go to their county auditor's offices or satellite locations to vote early in person. 

During the pandemic, Rock Island and Scott county officials will help voters stay safe during the November election. 

Marianna Bacallao, WVIK News

The Trump Bus Tour across Iowa ended today in Davenport. Outside the Scott County Republican Headquarters, dozens gathered despite the rain to hear from members of the Trump campaign. 

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