CHAMPAIGN -- An effort is underway to stop politicians from redistricting to their advantage. You still have time to show support for the change
ILLINOIS -- The state's second-in-command says she supports independent redistricting. Sheila Simon is joining the fight to end corruption
Update: 10:09 pm, 10/9/13, Wednesday SPRINGFIELD -- Do you know who your state senator is? What about your state representative? If you don't, there could be a proposal on the ballot next year to help.
ILLINOIS -- Attorneys were in court Monday with efforts to block redistricting initiatives from the November ballot. It all comes after more than
, politicians can draw district lines to help their own party. The Yes Campaign wants to have an eleven-person commission do the redistricting with an equal
. Volunteers who helped collect signatures in Champaign County for redistricting efforts say they're confident they have enough. Diane Wilhite was one of those
ILLINOIS -- Amendments to impose term limits on state legislators and reform the redistricting process hit road block in court. Friday, legislative
to say about it. Some wonder which school their kids will go to once it's built. Both schools are currently over-capacity. Redistricting and the new
. The deadline is for all candidates as well as for the signature-based ballot questions, including establishing term limits and independent redistricting.