Elections http://peoriapublicradio.org en No contested primary races for Peoria County Board http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/no-contested-primary-races-peoria-county-board <p>There are no contested primary races for Peoria County Board seats up for re-election this spring. Monday was the deadline to file nominating petitions on the 18-member board.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:55:47 +0000 Alex Rusciano 15756 at http://peoriapublicradio.org No contested primary races for Peoria County Board Waterloo Republican mounts Attorney General campaign http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/waterloo-republican-mounts-attorney-general-campaign <p>Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan beat her last opponent by more than a million votes. Her decision to run for re-election next year scared away most of the people who'd been eyeing her job. But as IPR's Brian Mackey reports, at least one Republican is throwing his hat in the ring.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 22:26:29 +0000 Daryl Scott 12026 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Waterloo Republican mounts Attorney General campaign Bill to lower voting age passes IL House http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bill-lower-voting-age-passes-il-house <p><span style="line-height: 2;">The Illinois House Wednesday approved legislation that would lower the voting age for some teenagers. </span>IPR’s<span style="line-height: 2;"> Chris </span>Salby<span style="line-height: 2;"> has more.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p><div>The proposal would allow 17 year olds to vote in primary elections as long as they're 18 by the General Election in November. Representative Jerry Costello, a Democrat from Smithton, pointed out that 17 year olds can serve in the military.</div><div> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:12:44 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 4149 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bill to lower voting age passes IL House Preparing for new Peoria City Council members http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/preparing-new-peoria-city-council-members <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 2; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 23:06:56 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 3801 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Preparing for new Peoria City Council members