Campaigns & Elections

Time is running short for Illinois residents who want to vote in the November election. Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote, or to update your registration if you've changed your address.

WhereUVote App

Oct 8, 2018

As early voting opens Monday in Iowa, voters in several counties can get information using their smart phones. Both Scott and Clinton counties are offering an app called WhereUVote. 

MSNBC

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos wants to move up in the leadership of the Democratic Party in the House. The 17th District congresswoman from East Moline announced Monday that if Democrats win a majority in the midterm elections, she will run for Assistant Democratic Leader, the number four position in House leadership.

Reynolds v. Hubbell

Sep 28, 2018

On Midwest Week, a look at the fall campaign in Iowa, with important races on the ballot for governor, congress, and the state legislature.

Democrats Start Voting Early In Rock Island County

Sep 27, 2018
Natalie Spahn / WVIK News

Democrats in Rock Island County are kicking off the first official day of early voting by doing just that - voting.

https://goo.gl/k42wYd / Scott County Auditor's website

The main election officers in the Quad Cities are celebrating your right to vote. Tomorrow, the Scott County Auditor's Office and the Rock Island County Clerk's Office will co-host a voter registration rally called, "Our Voice, Our Vote, YOU Matter."

Rauner v. Pritzker

Sep 21, 2018

On Midwest Week, early voting starts soon for the November election, and the key race in Illinois this fall is for governor.

WVIK News

Republican candidate for Rock Island County Clerk criticized on Wednesday his Democratic opponent for her handling of voter security.

A candidate for Congress in eastern Iowa is hoping to hold eight debates with the incumbent. On Friday, Republican Christopher Peters issued the challenge to Democratic incumbent Congressman Dave Loebsack.

Illinois election officials are still trying to determine how best to safeguard the election process and voter data. That’s after Russians hacked the Illinois voter log in the 2016 election, exposing 76,000 voter registrations.

Some voter information, though, is not under state control.

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