ABC 7 Chicago's extensive coverage will feature live, local election updates all evening long, on-air and on-line. Expanded non-stop coverage begins at 10 pm with ABC 7 anchors Kathy Brock, Ron Magers, Cheryl Burton and Political Reporter Charles Thomas, along with the ABC 7 news team.
Laura S. Washington, who will appear weekly on ABC 7 Morning News as a political analyst, will also join the ABC 7 news team, adding another dimension to election night analysis. Washington has more than two decades of experience as a multi-media journalist. Her column has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times since 2001.
For viewers on-the-go, ABC 7 will continue to offer up-to-the-minute election results via Web enabled cell phones and wireless handheld devices at abc7togo.com. Results will also be available on ABC 7 Chicago's iPhone, Android and Blackberry apps. on air, online and on-the-go
Now voters, wherever they are, can access the most up-to-date election results on-air, on-line at abc7chicago.com , or as a FACEBOOK fan of ABC 7 Chicago News at 10, or on TWITTER at ABC7Chicago.
In addition to incisive election coverage, ABC 7 CHICAGO is featuring a comprehensive on-line resource for voters at ABC 7 Chicago.com. This candidates' forum gives voters instant access to the candidates and their positions on the important issues. Video statements from candidates running in the Illinois Governor, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois statewide offices and Cook County countywide races are featured.