Updated 11:30 a.m. Oct. 31.
Here is where we will post links to election stories between now and Election Day, Nov. 6.
10/3 Here's a place where you can tell us what you would say  to one candidate of your choosing, at any level of government.
10/31 Tom Kacich's column looks at what polls predict  about the 13th District - and the presidential race for voters in that district.
10/30 Twenty percent of the voters in Champaign County may cast their ballots early .
10/29 Spending in the 13th District race is nearing the $8 million mark .
10/28 Tom Kacich's column from Sunday on how visits from presidential candidates  once were a frequent occurrence.
10/27 Vermilion County needs more election judges .
10/27 John Bambenek, running for state senate, says Charlie Smyth, running for Champaign County clerk, violated an Urbana ordinance by holding a press conference  in the Urbana city council chambers.
10/26 Our coverage of a debate between Mike Frerichs and John Bambenek , candidates for the 52nd Illinois House district.
10/25 Mike Frerichs and John Bambenek spar over income tax .
10/24 Different polls have different results  for the 13th Congressional District race.
10/24 Tom Kacich's column  looks at the money advantage incumbents have.
10/24 The News-Gazette makes its coverage up to the start of early voting available as a free downloadable ebook .
10/21 Tom Kacich on where the money is coming from  in the 13th District Congressional race.
10/20 Early voting begins  Monday in Illinois.
10/19 Tom Kacich on the trouble David Gill has explaining a new ad  his campaign created with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
10/18 Coverage of the debate between Naomi Jakobsson and Rob Meister  for the 103rd House District seat.
10/18 Coverage of the debate between Chad Hays and Michael Langendorf for the 104th House District seat.
10/18 Coverage of the debate between Michael Frerichs and John Bambenek  for the 52nd Senate District seat.
10/18 Tim Mitchell covers a campaign stop by House Speaker John Boehner  on behalf of Rodney Davis' Congressional campaign.
10/18: Here's Tom Kacich's coverage of the debate Wednesday night  between David Gill and Rodney Davis for the 13th Congressional District seat.
10/17 A debate is scheduled Thursday night  featuring the candidates for the General Assembly from the 52nd Senate District and the 103rd and 104th House districts.
10/17 Tom Kacich reports that spending in the 13th Congressional District race is 10 times the amount spent two years ago in the old 15th District.
10/17 Tom Kacich's column reports that retiring U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson is giving campaign donations  to some area candidates, but not the Republican running to succeed him.
10/12 Tom Kacich reports that House Speaker John Boehner will campaign for Rodney Davis  in the 13th District Congressional race.
10/12 Tom Kacich reports that one Vermilion County judge is the only one not recommended for retention  in a lawyers' poll.
10/10 Continued reporting from Tom Kacich on outside money coming in to the 13th District  Congressional race.
10/9 Tom Kacich reports that the Illinois Education Association backs David Gill in the 13th District Congressional race.
10/7 Tom Kacich on NRA endorsements and more .
10/6 Jim Dey's column looks at the constitutional amendment proposal on Illinois ballots .
10/4 Tom Kacich reports there's not much reaction from the political parties  to Tim Johnson calling for an end to negative ads in the 13th District campaign.
10/3 Tom Kacich's column says voters are angry .
10/3 Debates are scheduled  in Champaign.
10/3 Some pointers on how to read about polls  this political season from Brian Gaines at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs.
10/2 The first of a series of election-related commentaries provided by the Institute of Government and Public Affairs, this one by UI-Chicago Professor Cedric Herring on voter ID laws. 
10/2 Tim Johnson blasts negative campaigning  in the 13th U.S. House district.
10/2 Champaign County voters can check their registration status and look at their own specific ballots at the county clerk's website . Here is the specimen ballot for all of Champaign County .
10/2 Here is the sample ballot for Coles County .
10/2 Here is the sample ballot for DeWitt County .
10/2 Here is the sample ballot for Douglas County .
10/5 Here is the sample ballot for Edgar County .
10/2 Here is the sample ballot for Ford County .
10/2 Here is the sample ballot for Iroquois County .
10/2 Here is the sample ballot for McLean County . Here is the specimen ballot for the Bloomington Election Commission .
10/2 Here is the sample ballot for Piatt County. 
10/21 For U.S. House, here is our preview story on the 13th District race,  which features independent John Hartman, Democrat David Gill and Republican Rodney Davis.
10/21 And here is a timeline of events  that led to the current candidates' placement on the ballots.
10/18 Here is video from a debate  between Gill and Davis on Oct. 17 in Normal.
For the Illinois General Assembly, here is our preview story on the 52nd Senate district race  between incumbent Democrat Mike Frerichs and Republican John Bambenek.
10/1 Here is Frerichs' questionnaire . Frerichs did not complete a questionnaire for the Chicago Tribune .
10/1 Here is information on campaign contributions to Frerichs  from the Illinois State Board of Elections.
10/1 Here is information on campaign contributions to Bambenek  from the Illinois State Board of Elections.
10/18 For the Illinois General Assembly, the 103rd House district features incumbent Democrat Naomi Jakobsson and Republican Rob Meister .
10/2 Here is information on campaign contributions to Jakobsson  from the Illinois State Board of Elections.
10/2 Here is information on campaign contributions to Meister  from the Illinois State Board of Elections.
10/17 Here is our preview story on the race for the 104th House district  featuring incumbent Republican Chad Hays and Democrat Michael Langendorf.
10/2 Here is Hays' questionnaire . He did not fill out a questionnaire for the Chicago Tribune .
10/2 Here is information on campaign contributions to Hays  from the Illinois State Board of Elections.
10/2 Here is information on campaign contributions to Langendorf  from the Illinois State Board of Elections.
10/20 Here is our preview story on the race for Champaign County recorder . The candidates are incumbent Republican Barbara Frasca and Democrat D'Anne Winston.
10/20 Here is Frasca's questionnaire .
10/20 Here is Winston's questionnaire .
10/16 Here is our preview story on the race for two seats in Champaign County Board District 8 . The candidates are two incumbent Democrats, Giraldo Rosales and Michael Richards, and challenger Sher Hampel, a Republican.
10/16 Here is Rosales' questionnaire .
10/16 Here is Richards' questionnaire .
10/16 Here is Hampel's questionnaire .
10/14 Here is our preview story on the race for Champaign County auditor . The candidates are Democrat George Danos and Republican John Farney.
10/14 Here is Danos' questionnaire .
10/14 Here is Farney's questionnaire .
10/12 Here is our preview story on the race for county clerk in Champaign County . The candidates are incumbent Gordy Hulten, a Republican, and Charlie Smyth, a Democrat.
10/12 Here is Hulten's questionnaire .
10/12 Here is Smyth's questionnaire .
10/9 Here is our preview story on the race for two seats in Champaign County Board District 5 . The candidates are two Democrats, Brad Diel and Tracy Luchik, and two Republicans, Max Mitchell and Jeff Kibler.
10/9 Here is Diel's questionnaire .
10/9 Here is Luchik's questionnaire .
10/9 Here is Mitchell's questionnaire .
10/9 Here is Kibler's questionnaire .
10/8 Here is our preview story on the race for two seats in Champaign County Board District 1 . The candidates are two Republicans, John Jay and Gary Maxwell, and two Democrats, Eric Thorsland and Eugenia Watson.
10/8 Here is Jay's questionnaire .
10/8 Here is Maxwell's questionnaire .
10/8 Here is Thorsland's questionnaire .
10/8 Here is Watson's questionnaire .
10/7 Here is our preview story on the race for circuit clerk  between Barbara Wysocki and Katie Blakeman.
10/7 Here is Blakeman's News-Gazette questionnaire .
10/7 Here is Wysocki's News-Gazette questionnaire .
10/20 Here is our preview story on the race for Vermilion County Board District 7 . The candidates are John Dreher , Craig Golden , Michael Dodge , Neal Boyd  and Larry Mills .
EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS
10/31 Our endorsements for countywide offices  in Champaign County.
10/30 We recommend a 'yes' vote  on the Vermilion County nursing home question.
10/28 The newspaper endorses Rodney Davis  for Congress.
10/28 A professor at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs examines the presidential election in health care terms .
10/28 An opponent of the constitutional amendment explains his opposition .
10/21 Our endorsements - and lack of backing in some races - for state legislative races .
10/16 Here is a guest commentary from Robert Rich  on health care and the presidential election.
10/16 Here is University of Illinois Professor Jorge Chapa on the increasing role of Latinos in elections .
10/15 Jim Dey says that, in some ways, elected officials pick their constituents,  not the other way around.
10/14: Tom Kacich on the beginning of suffrage in Illinois .