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Local Election News

  • Elburn seeks sales tax increase

    ELBURN – Village President Dave Anderson said Elburn has needs, such as street repairs, maintenance and stormwater improvements. He suggested the best ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Dems in congressional races outline priorities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Strengthening the Affordable Care Act, improving the economy and establishing a budget that looks long term were some of the priorities ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 8:11 pm
  • Democratic congressional candidates talk economy, Affordable Care Act

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Strengthening the Affordable Care Act, improving the economy and establishing a budget that looks long term were some of the priorities ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Lauzen announces re-election bid for Kane County Board chairman

    GENEVA – Standing before a roomful of supporters, Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen on Tuesday formally announced his bid for re-election.
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 8:19 pm
  • Local congressmen react to State of the Union speech

    Local reaction to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech may depend on a person’s political point of view.
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Coroner candidate Shoemaker to remain on March primary ballot

    A Democratic candidate for Kane County coroner has survived a challenge to his nominating petition, according to Kane County Clerk’s Office documents.
    Dec. 23, 2015 - 6:36 pm
  • Kane County hearings for petition objections set for Monday

    The Kane County Electoral Board on Tuesday announced the times and location for hearing objections to the Certification of Nominating Petitions filed ...
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Election director: Objection filed in coroner race

    An objection has been filed in the Kane County coroner race, said Suzanne Fahnestock, Kane County chief deputy clerk and director of elections.
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Attorney Ken Shepro to face Lauzen in Kane County Board chairman race

    Former Kane County Board attorney Ken Shepro on Monday filed to run against incumbent Chris Lauzen in the Kane County Board chairman Republican primar ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • 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. 24, 2015 - 8:18 am