WHEATON – Robert "Bobby" McNeily will appear at the top of the ballot in April 2017 for the West District race on the Wheaton City Council.
Because McNeily and incumbent Todd Scalzo filed their nominating petitions at the same time, a lottery was held Dec. 2 to determine their placement on the ballot. As a result of the lottery, McNeily's name will appear first, followed by Scalzo.
Two other people also are running in the West District race – Lynn Robbins and Joseph Leone. Scalzo was first elected to the Wheaton City Council in 2009.
Incumbent Thor Saline, who represents the East District, faces two challengers – Thomas Dymit and Michael Barbier. Incumbents Phil Suess, who represents the North District, and John Rutledge, who represents the South District, are unopposed.
Objections to nominating petitions can be filed through Dec. 5 at the Wheaton City Clerk's Office, 303 W. Wesley St. Any candidate who has filed an election petition has until Dec. 21 to withdraw.