Lake County Clerk’s Office is predicting a county-wide turnout of less than 25 percent, County Clerk Willard Helander said.
It’s Election Day. Voters will be choosing among candidates for village, library, park district, school and township boards, and, in some cases, village leaders and referendums. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
LINCOLNSHIRE — The April 9 election for Lincolnshire village trustee has already been decided. When the filing deadline passed at 5 p.m. Dec. 26, three candidates had submitted nominating papers with three seats up for grabs.
There will be a contested race for the Vernon Area Public Library Board, where four candidates — Jonathan Passman of Buffalo Grove, George Goldstein of Lincolnshire, Edward Kogan of Vernon Hills and William Apostolakis of Long Grove — will vie for three seats, with terms …
If money “buys” a vote for a candidate, then ultimately the tens of millions of dollars poured into Illinois congressional races failed to pay off. Outside groups plowed $43 million into the top six U.S. House races in the Land of Lincoln on top of individual campaign spending. However, in the three top Chicago-area congressional races, those who spent the most money — or had the most spent on their behalf — lost.
Who is the Democrat who unseated the Republicans from their 10th Congressional District stronghold of some 30 years? “I’m not different from most of the people in this district,” says Brad Schneider, the 51-year-old businessman from Deerfield who bested freshman U.S. Rep. Bob Dold. “I’m feeling great,” the first-time candidate said. “I’m excited to roll up my sleeves and get to work on the challenges we face.”
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS — State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, will be returning to Springfield, and this time she wants to bring home state pension reforms.
The Democratic incumbent was elected to her sixth term Tuesday night, earning 55 percent of the vote. With 63 of the …
With all 56 Lake County precincts reporting and 6 of 7 Cook County precincts in, Democrat Carol Sente has won the race to represent the 59th district in the Illinois House of Representatives.
A steady and significant number of voters have turned out to polling places in Cook County, but rain this afternoon and evening could hurt voter turnout. Very few voters waited in line Tuesday but crowds were steady until after 9 a.m. when it began to …
It isn’t too tough to get U.S. Rep. Bob Dold going. Just ask the 10th Congressional District Republican representing the North Shore whether he’s affiliated with the Tea Party, as his opponent, Brad Schneider, a Democrat, has repeatedly said in mailings.
LINCOLNSHIRE — Protecting the environment has emerged as the paramount concern for the two candidates seeking the Lake County Board’s 21st District seat.
Lake County judicial candidate Patricia Fix is under investigation on a complaint that she allegedly stole her opponent’s campaign signs.
State Rep. Sidney Mathias, R-Buffalo Grove, has served the 53rd district for 10 years, but redistricting has moved his home into the 59th. Now he’s running against Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, for control of the district in the only state office race between two incumbents.
Michael Carbone is running for Lake County Board on a promise to lower property taxes, create jobs and keep the workings of government transparent. But it’s Carbone’s own past that is murky. For most of his life he was known as Michael Jorudd. Under that name, he racked up criminal arrests and charges that include driving on a suspended license, criminal trespass to property, assault and two DUI charges. Carbone insists that the fact he’s now using a different name doesn’t mean he’s trying to hide anything.
It isn’t too tough to get U.S. Rep. Bob Dold going. Just ask the 10th Congressional District Republican representing the North Shore whether he’s affiliated with the Tea Party, as his opponent, Brad Schneider, a Democrat, has repeatedly said in mailings throughout the district. Dold …