Hello! We're the Center for Illinois Politics

Connecting people to politics

We provide you clear, fact-based information that empowers you and encourages you to be active in politics.

Illinois’ top issues

With elections behind us, it’s time to get down to business. The Center for Illinois Politics your resource for non-partisan information on our state’s biggest issues:

Recent election results

Keep track of the hottest races in Illinois, starting with the 2019 Chicago Mayor’s race. Later, we'll add municipal races across suburban, central and southern Illinois, to the beginnings of the 2020 primaries and general election.

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Who are we?

The Center for Illinois Politics was founded by a bipartisan group of politicians and civic-minded folks who want to put more skin in the game, engaging Illinoisans who have for too long been detached from state and local politics.

Meet our board