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Election News

  • April 7 election results now certified, official

    GENEVA – Votes for the April 7 consolidated election are now certified and official, Kane County Chief Deputy Clerk of Elections Suzanne Fahnestock sa ...
    April 28, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Absentee ballots confirm winners in close races

    With absentee ballots counted, results in two close Kane County races in the April 7 consolidated election are decided, although results are still uno ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Andy Glab wins McHenry alderman re-election by one late-arriving vote

    McHENRY – One final vote has been tallied in the tied race for one of McHenry's wards, giving incumbent Alderman Andy Glab another four years on the c ...
    April 21, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Kramer campaign manager faces trial on domestic battery charges

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The man who served as campaign manager for Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer’s successful election Nov. 4 is facing a jury tria ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Quigley: Election results reveal truths about us

    Results from the April 7 Consolidated Elections revealed two truths about us as an electorate.First, ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Braidwood will have new mayor

    BRAIDWOOD – Braidwood will have a new mayor by the end of this month after Jim Vehrs unofficially won an electoral rematch over Mayor Bill Rulien.
    April 13, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • 14 percent of registered voters participated in Tuesday’s election

    Only 13.62 percent of those eligible to vote chose to cast ballots in Tuesday’s consolidated election.
    April 8, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Close race results in Geneva’s 1st Ward, Kaneland’s school board

    Two close races in Tuesday’s consolidated election illustrate an often-said adage that every vote counts.
    April 8, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Campton Hills poised for change with new leadership

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills will go on without its chief incorporator and first village president at the helm, following Tuesday’s election results.
    April 8, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Shorewood moving forward with home rule after referendum approval

    SHOREWOOD – Mayor Rick Chapman isn't slowing down after the passage in Tuesday's election of a referendum paves the way for Shorewood to gain home rul ...
    April 8, 2015 - 7:40 pm
  • Election Results

    The following offices were on the April 7 ballot in Will County and are in the coverage area of The Herald-News. Races that were in multiple counties ...
    April 8, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Unpopular decisons propel Cary, Lakewood write-ins, others to victory

    The 10 percent of McHenry County voters who cast ballots in Tuesday’s election sent two village boards and a school district a powerful message of wan ...
    April 8, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Birch wins big, Ligino-Kubinski squeaks through for West Chicago council seats

    WEST CHICAGO – The two contested seats on the West Chicago City Council had vastly different final voting numbers, but as one candidate said, "a win i ...
    April 9, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Incumbent Ladesic leads in close Glen Ellyn trustee race, Kenwood and Senak also take seats

    GLEN ELLYN – Of the three candidates who won seats on the Glen Ellyn Village Board in a tight race in the April 7 election, one is about to serve his ...
    April 8, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • Newcomers DeLaRosa and Mueller, incumbent Ozog win for District 87 board

    Glenbard Township High School District 87 will welcome two new Board of Education members and one returning incumbent in May.
    April 8, 2015 - 11:36 am
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