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  • Cross concedes defeat in hard-fought race for state treasurer

    The post-election battle between Republican Tom Cross and Democrat Mike Frerichs for Illinois treasurer has seemingly come to an end.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New sheriff emerges; school referendum rejected in Batavia

    Kane County Sheriff-elect Donald Kramer said his win Tuesday was the result of hard work by volunteers and receiving good campaign advice.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Kane County Connects editor addresses criticism

    GENEVA – Rick Nagel – the county contract employee who has run Kane County Connects for the last six months – addressed some of the criticism it has r ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • Election roundup: Voters decide on key Kane County races

    A look at some highlights from Tuesday's election:Kane County sheriff: Republican Donald Kramer of G ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Bill Foster wins re-election over Darlene Senger

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, won re-election Tuesday night as he beat his opponent, state Rep. Darlene Senger, according to unofficial elect ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • U.S. House race, Illinois 6th District: Peter Roskam wins re-election

    Republican Peter Roskam easily secured his fifth term in the U.S. House, capturing roughly 67 percent of the vote in an election night victory over De ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Kramer claims win for Kane County sheriff over Mayes

    Republican Donald Kramer of Geneva won the hard-fought race for Kane County sheriff Tuesday, with 72,480 votes – which was more than the 42,382 votes ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:07 am
  • Residents vote to stay with Elburn fire district

    The boundaries for the Elburn and Fox River fire districts will remain as they are, according to unofficial election results Tuesday night.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • Residents defeat Batavia School District 101 referendum

    BATAVIA – Voters Tuesday night soundly defeated Batavia School District 101's $15 million capital improvement referendum.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • Hultgren tops Anderson in 14th Congressional District race

    For the second time in two years, incumbent Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, appeared to have defeated Democratic challenger Dennis Anderson of Gurnee ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:35 pm
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