Post Politics: Illinois

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Illinois election officials: Ballot problem will likely delay GOP primary results

The problem in some counties: the ballots are too wide to fit in the optical scanning machines, which tally the votes.

By Sandhya Somashekhar  |  02:20 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Illinois, presidential election, Illinois primary, Republican Party

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Coming off Puerto Rico win, Romney pushes hard in Illinois

The former Massachusetts governor is leading in the polls, and in an effort to drive up turnout among his supporters, is crisscrossing the state today.

By Philip Rucker  |  02:35 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Rpmney, Illinois, Illinois primary' presidential election, Republican Part

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Chris Christie to campaign for Romney in Illinois on Friday

The New Jersey governor will stump for the GOP frontrunner in a key primary state.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  05:55 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Chris Christie, Illinois, Illinois primary, presidential election, Republican Party

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 03/15/2012

One Illinois Republican voter’s journey to a presidential pick

Richard Waddell, a retired engineer and salesman of industrial storage equipment, is a former Romney supporter, who considered switching to the Gingrich camp for a while before going with his son’s pick — Santorum.

By Paul Kane  |  06:30 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Illinois Republican primary, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Barack Obama