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  • 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
  • Longtime Will County circuit clerk Pam McGuire to step down after fourth term

    JOLIET – Longtime Will County Circuit Clerk Pam McGuire was one of the first would-be candidates in line earlier this month to pick up petitions at th ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • McGuire not seeking re-election to Will County Circuit Clerk

    JOLIET – Pamela J. McGuire announced Thursday night she will not seek re-election for a sixth term in 2016 as Will County Circuit Clerk of Court.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Russell seeks 2nd term as Kane County coroner

    Coroner Rob Russell’s conflicts with the Kane County Board aren’t stopping him from seeking a second term in office.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • State Rep. Andersson to seek re-election

    GENEVA – First-term state Rep. Steve Andersson, R-Geneva, has begun circulating petitions for re-election to his 65th District legislative seat. In a ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Michael Walkup challenging McHenry County Board Chair Joe Gottemoller in GOP primary

    The first-ever popular election of the McHenry County Board chairman is now a contested race.Board m ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Batavia Public Library Board president running for Kane County Board

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library Board President Doug Sullivan has announced his candidacy for the Kane County Board.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 7:50 pm
  • McMahon seeks 2nd term as Kane County state’s attorney

    Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon hopes he can continue doing a job he loves.And so this week ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 7:43 pm
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