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  • Kane electoral panel tosses Skillicorn question off ballot

    GENEVA – The Kane County Electoral Board voted unanimously Jan. 20 to remove an advisory county-wide tax freeze referendum from the April 4 consolidat ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 6:15 pm
  • Geneva library officials to host forums on referendum

    GENEVA – Now that voters in the Geneva Public Library District will be asked April 4 to approve $21.8 million in bonds to pay for a new library at 210 ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Kane electoral panel ponders Skillicorn petition challenge

    GENEVA – The Kane County Electoral Board heard arguments Jan. 17 regarding objections to the petitions for a countywide property tax freeze advisory r ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:51 pm
  • Fire district candidates to stay on ballot

    GENEVA – The Kane County Electoral Board ruled Jan. 12 that two candidates for the Fox River Countryside Fire Protection District can stay on the Apri ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 5:59 pm
  • Anti-tax referendum in Kane County faces petition challenge

    GENEVA – An objection was filed Jan. 10 against the petitions of State Rep.-elect Allen Skillicorn, R-East Dundee, for an advisory county-wide propert ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:31 pm
  • Candidates in Elburn race to stay on ballot

    ELBURN – The Elburn Electoral Board on Jan. 9 upheld a motion to strike an objection to the nominating petitions of Jeffrey Walter for village preside ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 9:55 pm
  • Advisory anti-tax referendums to go to voters in Kane, McHenry counties

    Voters in Kane and McHenry counties will get an opportunity to tell local governments on April 4 what they already know but may not take seriously eno ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Filings produce just one council race in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Carl Dinwiddie is making his fourth bid to win a seat on the Batavia City Council by challenging newly appointed 1st Ward Alderman Scott Sal ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Hearing on Elburn petition objections rescheduled to Jan. 9

    ELBURN – The Elburn Electoral Board rescheduled a public hearing on two objections to nominating petition to 7 p.m. Jan. 9, at Village Hall, 301 E. No ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:41 pm
  • Objection filed on candidate for Blackberry Twp. supervisor

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – An objection has been filed against the nominating petitions for a candidate for township supervisor, Esther Steel.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 9:09 pm