The DePaulia

Seeing red: How Bruce Rauner won Illinois

Seeing red: How Bruce Rauner won Illinois

Brenden Moore

November 9, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Focus

  Governor-elect Bruce Rauner (R-Winnetka) called for bipartisan solutions to the state’s problems as he declared victory last week in the state’s gubernatorial contest against incumbent Pat Quinn (D-Chicago). Read More »...

The red dawn: Republican midterm gains have sweeping policy ramifications

The red dawn: Republican midterm gains have sweeping policy ramifications

Kevin Gross

November 9, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Nation & World

By the end of the 2012 elections, Democrats were riding a momentous wave. President Barack Obama won re-election by a fair margin. Democrats won seven of the 11 governor seats up for grabs. Although Republicans retained House control, Democrats gained two seats in the Senate to slightly widen their h...

Video: Election 2014 around DePaul

Video: Election 2014 around DePaul

Joseph Troiano

November 6, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Multimedia, News

We interviewed students and voters on campus for Election 2014, Nov. 4. Read More »

Gov. Pat Quinn concedes day after Nov. 4 election

Gov. Pat Quinn concedes day after Nov. 4 election

Summer Concepcion

November 5, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Metro, News

Gov. Pat Quinn conceded Wednesday, Nov. 5, to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. Quinn spoke to reporters at a press conference in the Thompson Center at 3:30 p.m. Read More »...

Quinn says will not concede until all ballots counted

Quinn says will not concede until all ballots counted

Brenden Moore and Amanda Crane

November 5, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, News

Governor Pat Quinn could not overcome a national Republican tidal wave as all major news organizations have declared his challenger, Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, winner of the governor’s race, making Rauner the first member of the GOP to hold the office in nearly 12 years. As of 12:30 a....

Rauner claims victory in Illinois governor race

Rauner claims victory in Illinois governor race

Grant Myatt and Molly Shiroishi

November 5, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, News

Republicans pulled away with the win in Illinois today when Republican Bruce Rauner defeated Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn in the dead heat gubernatorial election. Rauner is the first Republican to be elected governor since 1998 in the strongly blue state and home of President Barack Obama. “We are go...

Durbin wins Illinois, race called before 8 p.m.

Durbin wins Illinois, race called before 8 p.m.

Kate Brunea

November 5, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, News

Sen. Dick Durbin was elected to his fourth term as U.S. senator for Illinois Tuesday night. Read More »...

Durbin secures new term, other Democrats not so lucky

Durbin secures new term, other Democrats not so lucky

Julian Hayda

November 5, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, News

The intimate hotel ballroom didn't bat an eye when the AP announced a solid win for Sen. Dick Durbin, nor did it seem to notice that Jim Oberweis, the Republican challenger, had ceded the race to Durbin, securing him a fifth term. Only when Durbin came out to claim an early victory almost a half hour ...

Incumbent Brad Schneider ousted by Republican Robert Dold in Illinois 10th District

Colin Sallee

November 4, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, News

One of the closest local midterm races is now over, as incumbent Brad Schneider run for re-election 10th District congressman ends in disappointment for the Democratic Party. Rep. Robert Dold will take over after receiving roughly 7,000 more votes than incumbent Brad Schneider, who won the hearts...

Dold beats Schneider in 2014 Congressional Election

Nana Aduba-Amoah

November 4, 2014


Filed under News

Republican candidate Robert Dold won a close victory against Democrat Brad Schneider in the 10th District election Tuesday evening. Dold obtained 52 percent of votes in comparison to Schneider who lost with 48 percent. More than 150 Robert Dold supporters gathered in Austin Saloon in Libertyville...

Photos: Election 2014 around DePaul and Chicago

Photos: Election 2014 around DePaul and Chicago

DePaulia Staff

November 4, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Election 2014, Metro, News

[slideshow_deploy id='5233'] Above: A collection of photos from Election Day 2014, Nov. 4, around DePaul's campus and throughout Chicago.

SGA hosts Election Night watch party for students

SGA hosts Election Night watch party for students

Nicole Swierczek

November 4, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Election 2014, News

Patriotic colors, decorations, and free food brought together the political savvy DePaulians on Nov. 4 during the Student Government Association’s Watch Party at the Student Center for the 2014 governor elections. Students gathered to watch the results and discuss their opinions and choices for...

The Student News Site of DePaul University
Election 2014