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in anticipation of March 2024 Primary Election

For immediate release
Chicago, IL - February 7, 2024

WTTW NEWS announced the launch of a comprehensive VOTER GUIDE in advance of the March 19, 2024 primary election. Along with this comprehensive resource, throughout the election season, WTTW will provide extensive daily political and election coverage and analysis on the WTTW News website ( and weeknights on Chicago Tonight at 5:30 and 10:00 pm.

The WTTW News 2024 Primary Election Voter Guide will prepare regional voters with candidate profiles including detailed, issue-based questionnaires; video interviews with candidates about where they stand on key issues; a digestible compilation of legal bar association ratings for the sometimes difficult-to-navigate judicial races; and a Voter Toolbox with quick access information on how to vote, where to vote, and Election Day logistics.

“The outcome of the 2024 primary election will have a significant impact on residents of Chicago, Illinois, and the country. As a trusted, independent news outlet and leading public media organization, it is our responsibility to ensure that voters have the information and resources they need to make informed choices as they prepare to vote,” said Jay Smith, News Director for WTTW News.

Visit and watch Chicago Tonight throughout 2024 for essential news coverage and updates on upcoming candidate forums for key election races.

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