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  • 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
  • Glen Ellyn Park District incumbents Cornell, Mayo hold seats, joined by slate mate Wilson

    GLEN ELLYN – Two incumbent Glen Ellyn Park District commissioners will return for another four years, this time alongside their slate member, accordin ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:51 pm
  • 'Clean Slate' candidates sweep College of DuPage race (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will soon be looking at a Clean Slate. The trio ...
    April 8, 2015 - 6:28 am
  • PTA president Crabtree, Gambaiani, Vroman win District 200 seats

    WHEATON – Two incumbents and a familiar face to Community Unit School District 200 won seats on the district's board of education on Tuesday, accordin ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:27 am
  • Cicero Voters approve advisory referendum on noise ordinance changes

    CICERO – Voters in the town of Cicero approved an advisory referendum on Tuesday's ballot, which asked voters about the town's noise ordinance.
    April 8, 2015 - 1:14 am
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