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  • Lawmaker resigns, making way for fellow Republican

    ANTIOCH – Republican State Rep. JoAnn Osmond is drawing criticism from a Democrat looking to succeed her for her decision to resign next week, half a ...
    June 27, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • Summers in governor’s race

    Harvard attorney Scott Summers is one of several third-party candidates who have filed to run for Illinois governor.
    June 26, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Another candidate makes plans for Joliet 2015 election

    JOLIET – Lifelong resident Leonard Thompson plans to challenge incumbent Terry Morris for the District 5 seat on the Joliet City Council.
    June 24, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Lawmaker hopeful criticized for Walsh event

    ROUND LAKE BEACH – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, today criticized his Republican opponent for campaigning with Joe Walsh, a controversial form ...
    June 23, 2014 - 8:19 pm
  • Residents soon can register to vote online

    GENEVA – Kane County residents soon will be able to visit the State Board of Elections website and register to vote online.
    June 21, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Additional Democrat files for Nov. 4 ballot

    GENEVA – One additional Democrat filed for the Nov. 4 general election ballot by the deadline, which was Monday, Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham sai ...
    June 2, 2014 - 8:54 pm
  • County Board’s size at issue

    “Democrats for smaller government” may sound to Republicans like an oxymoron, but shrinking the size of the McHenry County Board is going to be a key ...
    May 28, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Anderson plans town hall tour, aims to debate Hultgren

    Dennis Anderson, the Democratic challenger for the 14th Congressional District seat, will begin a districtwide town hall tour this month that will inc ...
    May 16, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Kostelny concedes Tegeler victory in judge race

    GENEVA – Kane County Associate Judge Marmarie Kostelny conceded the race to her opponent, D.J. Tegeler, in the Republican primary for 16th Judicial Ci ...
    May 15, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Head of DuPage Democrats seeking signatures to challenge Cronin for county chairmanship

    The recently reelected head of the Democratic Party of DuPage County is looking to challenge Republican County Board Chairman Dan Cronin in November.
    May 12, 2014 - 6:22 pm
  • Discovery recount affirms Tegeler's lead in judge race

    GENEVA – The days-long discovery recount between two judicial candidates ended Wednesday with virtually no change, a Kane County election official sai ...
    May 7, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Kaupas’ narrow lead holds up in Republican Will County Sheriff’s race

    Not all the votes are in, but enough of them were counted Tuesday to confirm Ken Kaupas as the Republican nominee for the November sheriff’s race.
    April 2, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • Record low voter turnout in DuPage County

    DOWNERS GROVE – Voters turned out in record low numbers for Tuesday's primary election, said Bob Saar, executive director of the DuPage County Electio ...
    March 31, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Lipinski to face Brannigan, independent candidate in November general election for 3rd District

    LEMONT – Sharon Brannigan defeated Diane Harris in the Tuesday primary election to receive the Republican nomination for the 3rd District U.S. Represe ...
    March 19, 2014 - 1:34 pm
  • Winfield voters approve sales tax increase

    WINFIELD – Passing by less than 100 votes, Winfield's bid to increase its sales tax will help provide funds to the village to maintain and sustain its ...
    March 19, 2014 - 11:46 am
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