Secretary of State

Illinois state officials say more than 11,500 16- and 17-year-olds have become organ donors since a state law took effect in January allowing them to register.

Illinois will postpone submitting fresh voter data to a controversial multi-state voter registration database because the Kansas-based program hasn't offered an updated security plan. 

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will run uncontested in the Democratic primary after state Sen. Michael Hastings dropped out of the race.

Authorities are letting people back inside the Illinois State Capitol after a bomb threat forced the building to be evacuated. 

Democratic state lawmakers are introducing a plan to halt Illinois' participation in a controversial multi-state voter registration database. It’s the latest move after efforts to persuade the State Board of Elections failed.

The state of Illinois has repaired and digitized 57 maps that the Illinois National Guard used during World War I to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the war.

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is crediting a graduated driver's license law with a 51% drop in teenage-driver deaths in the past decade.

Secretary of State Jesse White says he'll seek a sixth term in 2018. 

State officials say that they're making changes to Illinois' newly-designed license plates to make them easier to read.  Secretary of State Jesse White's office has received complaints.  The new licenses, designed by White's office, were rolled out in January. 

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Two years after Illinois adopted a universal specialty license plate, it still hasn't been produced or issued.

Illinois lawmakers have voted to require extra time for motorists to renew license plates if state officials don't notify them.  The House voted unanimously to require a 30-day grace period after expiration if a motorist was not notified of the impending deadline by mail. 

Computers are down at motor vehicle facilities statewide.  But they're still open for business.  The Secretary of State's office says they hope the problem is fixed, and get things up and running as quickly as possible.  

How to keep drunk drivers off the roads has become an issue in the race for Secretary of State. Illinois has strict DUI laws. If you're convicted.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the recipient of Illinois’ highest honor for professional achievement. IPR'S Alex Keefe has details.

Clinton was given the Order of Lincoln at a black-tie ceremony Saturday night for her years of public service. She’s been a First Lady, U.S. Senator, Democratic presidential candidate and most recently, Secretary of State.