Here is information about the election on April 9, 2013. We'll update this as results come in from across the area.
Laurel Prussing has been re-elected mayor of Urbana . We have stories about the District 1 race  for Champaign city council; the Champaign school board 's new members; the re-election of two to the Parkland College  board. The incumbent won the only contested school board seat in Urbana .
Rantoul will have a new mayor .
In Douglas County, voters approved a 1 percent sales tax for schools .
Voters approved merging  the Atwood-Hammond and Arthur school districts.
Here are area school board election results .
Here are area referendum results .
Here are Champaign County results .
Here are DeWitt County results .
Here are Douglas County results .
Here are Edgar County results .
Here are Ford County results .
Here are McLean County results .
Here are Piatt County results .
Here are Vermilion County results .
County clerks' offices or links for election results:
Champaign County 
Coles County .
DeWitt County 
Douglas County 
Edgar County 
Ford County 
Livingston County 
Moultrie County 
Piatt County 
Here is the sample ballot for DeWitt County .
Here is the sample ballot for Douglas County . (In addition, the following have registered as write-in candidates: Duane McKinney – Oakland CUSD #5 School Board Member; William (Casey) Reece – City of Arcola Alderman, Ward 3)
Here is the sample ballot for Edgar County .
Here is the sample ballot for Ford County .
Here is the sample ballot for Iroquois County .
Here is the sample ballot for McLean County . Here is the specimen ballot for the Bloomington Election Commission .
Here is the sample ballot for Piatt County.