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Republican election judge, 88, accused of voter fraud

By Kate Jacobson | Nov 8, 2016

ALTON – A Madison County Republican election judge is facing felony charges of voter fraud after she allegedly mailed in a ballot belonging to her dead husband.

Sen. McCarter: Southern, central Illinois will vote for Trump

By Kate Jacobson | Nov 8, 2016

LEBANON – Illinois Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Lebanon) said while he's unsure whether presidential candidate Donald Trump will win the state overall, he’s confident Trump will win southern and central Illinois by a landslide.

Luechtefeld: No doubt there's reason for $1 million attack against Republican judges

By Kate Jacobson | Nov 3, 2016

Politicians are responding to a recent attack ad against Republican candidates for Illinois' Fifth District Appellate Court started by the political action committee Fair Courts Now, which is funded primarily by asbestos attorneys who practice in Madison County.

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