Election 2014

Stories, data visualizations on campaign finance, voter turnout. (Photo/Emily Brosious)


Data visualizations and infographics about Chicago news. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)

Gun Violence

Storify of weekend shootings, homicides. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)

The Red Line Project: Read more about the site.

CTA Crime Maps: Search maps of various crimes near CTA lines and stations.
Chicago Marathon 2013: Full coverage of the 2013 race. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)
Chicago Stumbler: The Tumblr blog features some of the city's worst sidewalks. Story
Karen Lewis Photo

First Stop: Election 2015

Lewis Continues to Play Coy About Mayoral Run

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis appeared at her latest "Conversation with Karen" series in Uptown. Her pointed discussion left many thinking it's a matter of when, not if, she announces her campaign.

Photo: Karen Lewis focused on TIFs during her Tuesday night talk. (Photo/Scott Sutton)

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Caleb Porter Photo

Second Stop: Election 2014

Will Late Voter Registration Drive Lead to Higher Turnout?

A new provision allows voters to register or update their registration and cast their electoral ballot in the same visit, starting Oct. 8 and running through Election Day. 

Photo: Harold Washington College student Caleb Porter registers people to vote. (Photo/Lindsey Nemcek)

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Rita Jeptoo Photo

Third Stop: Chicago Marathon

Timeline: History of the Chicago Marathon

With the Chicago Marathon less than two weeks away, we look back at the history of the race: the highs, the lows and the bizarre. Check back for race previews and full coverage on Oct. 12.

Photo: 2013 Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo. (File photo/Michael Chamernik)

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