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  • Absent Voters: McHenry County agencies aim to boost turnout by registering, informing citizens

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part three of our Absent Voters series. The Northwest Herald examined data from the last 15 years of McHenry County elections f ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • Absent Voters: McHenry County sees low Latino turnout, strong guns, anti-abortion support

    As the Latino population grows in McHenry County, Maggie Rivera sees stalwartly Republican McHenry County becoming more competitive.
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • 2 DuPage County candidates drop out of race after signature challenges

    A pair of DuPage candidates vying for county office recently withdrew from the race after challenges to their signature requirements.
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • DuPage County petition challenges could force locals off primary ballot

    A pair of candidates will have to defend their spot on the county ballot for the March 2016 primary election after challenges were issued to the DuPag ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Kane County hearings for petition objections set for Monday

    The Kane County Electoral Board on Tuesday announced the times and location for hearing objections to the Certification of Nominating Petitions filed ...
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • DuPage County races to see few primary fights

    Most DuPage County residents won't have to put much thought into whom they check boxes for in the March 15, 2016, primary election, with only three co ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Attorney Ken Shepro to face Lauzen in Kane County Board chairman race

    Former Kane County Board attorney Ken Shepro on Monday filed to run against incumbent Chris Lauzen in the Kane County Board chairman Republican primar ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Candidates in Will County file for March primary

    JOLIET – State, county and other local candidates from Will County had a 5 p.m. Monday deadline to throw their hats in the ring for the March 15, 2016 ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 7:31 pm
  • Kane County incumbents, challengers begin filing for 2016 primary

    Several incumbents and repeat challengers on Monday filed to run for various public offices in the March 15 general primary election, according to pap ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Election 2016: Active first filing day for McHenry County primary candidates

    WOODSTOCK – The first minute of the first day that candidates have to file to run for office in the March 15 primary was a busy one for the McHenry Co ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 6:06 pm
  • Ex-assistant state's attorney challenging State's Attorney Lou Bianchi

    A former assistant state’s attorney who ran a heated campaign against State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi eight years ago is taking another shot at the offic ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Dr. Bob Tiballi formally announces bid for Kane County coroner

    GENEVA – Standing on the steps of the Kane County Government Center, Dr. Bob Tiballi on Tuesday formally announced his candidacy for coroner.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • McHenry County Board taps county GOP's pick Jeff Thorsen to fill vacancy

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board went with the county Republican Party’s pick to fill the remaining term of former board member Ken Koehler.
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Panel considers Illinois automatic voter registration

    SPRINGFIELD — Legislation now pending in the Illinois Senate would make voter registration automatic for eligible citizens getting or updating a drive ...
    Oct. 14, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • A rematch in the making?

    The 2016 race for Kane County coroner appears to be a recast of 2012. The same players say they might be running again.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:00 pm
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