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  • Democrat Jack Franks wins first-ever McHenry County Board chairman race

    A Democratic Party that has made few inroads in a very Republican county scored a historic coup with Jack Franks winning the first-ever race for McHen ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:38 am
  • Conroy wins over Republican challenger to claim Illinois House District 46 seat

    State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, has been re-elected to Illinois House District 46, according to unofficial results.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Rep. David Olsen edges out former Downers Grove Village Board colleague Greg Hosé

    Only a few months ago, David Olsen and Greg Hosé both served on the Downers Grove Village Council – the former a notable young Republican named to fil ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • Roskam wins re-election to Congress

    U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, won re-election Nov. 8 to the 6th Congressional District of Illinois.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • DuPage County incumbents win re-election

    Incumbents were the victors in the races for DuPage County circuit clerk, auditor and recorder, according to unofficial results.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Ives wins third term as state representative

    State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, was elected to a third term Nov. 8 as she handily won over her Democratic opponent, Kathleen Carrier.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • State Rep. Breen cruises to District 48 victory

    State Rep. Peter Breen, R-Lombard, says his principled but bipartisan efforts during his freshman term was the fuel for his big electoral victory Nov. ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Sen. Tom Cullerton primed to retain Illinois Senate seat

    It appears Sen. Tom Cullerton has narrowly defeated Republican challenger Seth Lewis in the race for the 23rd Legislative District, according to unoff ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • Elliott wins handily to secure seat on DuPage County Board

    Glen Ellyn trustee Tim Elliott has won handily over his Democratic opponent, Khizar Jafri, for a four-year seat on the DuPage County Board, according ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:36 pm
  • Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi wins 8th District U.S. House seat

    Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi has won the 8th District race, defeating Republican and former Elmhurst Mayor Peter DiCianni, according to unofficial res ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Downers Grove voters reject property tax stormwater referendum

    Downers Grove residents soundly rejected a change in policy for the way the village funds its stormwater programs, according to unofficial results fro ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Election 2016: One last look at what's on McHenry County ballots

    Well, McHenry County, if you haven’t voted yet, Tuesday is your last chance.Polls open at 6 a.m. and ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Larson: Education should be campaign priority

    After listening to our two major political party presidential candidates argue and launch insults at each other over the past few weeks, it occurred t ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • Election Day to include several Cook County referendum measures

    Nov. 8 is Election Day. Besides electing candidates to serve in office, voters also will be able to vote on local referendum measures. Below are measu ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 9:22 am
  • McHenry County voters take advantage of early, mail-in voting

    McHenry County’s early voting stations have seen heavy and steady business in this contentious election.
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 12:03 am
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