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Election News

  • Ballots taking shape for Downers Grove school district races

    DOWNERS GROVE – Though the ballot is not yet finalized, those vying for seats on the Downers Grove Grade School District 58 and Community High School ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Orr: Honor King’s legacy by continuing the voting rights fight

    We are facing a critical time for voting rights in our country. On [Jan. 16], I spoke to the Southland Ministerial Health Network at their Martin Luth ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • College of DuPage Electoral Board hears candidate petition objections

    The College of DuPage Electoral Board will decide Jan. 19 whether COD Board of Trustees candidate Husna Ghani should be part of the April 4 ballot.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:31 pm
  • Electoral Board upholds challenges against 2 Berwyn United candidates

    BERWYN – The City of Berwyn Municipal Officers Electoral Board upheld challenges against two Berwyn United candidates running for City Council at a he ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • DuPage Election Commission to consider 7 candidacies in challenge hearing

    Seven candidates from three races in DuPage County will have to defend their spots on the ballot during a meeting Jan. 11.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • 4 candidates challenge Hebron village President John Jacobson

    HEBRON – Four candidates are looking to unseat Hebron Village President John Jacobson in the April 4 consolidated election.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:20 pm
  • Outgoing state Rep. Mike Tryon reflects on political career

    There are a lot of things that state Rep. Mike Tryon will miss when his representation of McHenry County in Springfield officially ends Wednesday.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Looking ahead: Downers Grove stories to watch include civic center redevelopment, District 58 elections

    DOWNERS GROVE – Many are hoping that 2017 is a better year than 2016, and the residents of Downers Grove certainly have several items to keep an eye o ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 3:20 pm
  • Letter: Nothing has changed

    To the Editor:Watching Trump do his mean-spirited victory laps before adoring true believers is chil ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Cary Trustee Jim Cosler challenges Mayor Mark Kownick for seat

    CARY – Cary Trustee Jim Cosler is challenging Mayor Mark Kownick for his seat in the April 4 consolidated election.
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Lakewood Trustee Ken Santowski resigns, withdraws from president race

    LAKEWOOD – A longtime Village Board member is resigning his seat and withdrawing his candidacy for village president.
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Lake in the Hills trustee challenges village president for position

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills Trustee Russ Ruzanski is challenging Village President Paul Mulcahy for his seat in the April 4 consolidated ele ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Year in review: Looking back on 2016 in Cook County

    2016 was a big year for national politics, but plenty happened in local news too. Here is a collection of the top Cook County stories covered by Subur ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Year in review: A look back at Downers Grove's top stories in 2016

    Each year, Suburban Life rounds up some of the biggest stories around the community.Here are the hig ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • No Downers Grove property tax hike to pay for stormwater projects

    DOWNERS GROVE – Though it was expected, voters of Downers Grove may rest easy for a year knowing their Village Council respected their wishes.
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm