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Latest 2017 Election Coverage

  • Geneva city elections put mayor, all wards up for voters to consider

    GENEVA – Voters will choose Geneva’s next mayor and will ultimately decide the makeup of the next City Council during the April 4 consolidated electio ...
    March 27, 2017 - 5:56 pm
  • Latest Simonian mailer stirs aldermanic ire to endorse Burns

    GENEVA – The hotly contested Geneva mayoral race has added a little more sizzle to the pan in the past week, as 5th Ward Alderman Tom Simonian bragged ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:02 pm
  • Kane County open space referendum to appear on April 4 ballot

    GENEVA – Kane County voters will be asked to decide on a $50 million land acquisition and improvement referendum put on the April 4 ballot by the Kane ...
    March 27, 2017 - 3:21 pm
  • Batavia Park Board candidates explore issues at forum

    BATAVIA – The anticipated failure of the Fox River dam north of downtown Batavia and goals for the Batavia Park District Board were among the topics d ...
    March 24, 2017 - 5:08 pm
  • Simonian seeks judicial review of ethics panel's decision

    GENEVA – Fifth Ward Alderman Tom Simonian filed a complaint for administrative review March 22 in Kane County Circuit Court, seeking to reverse its di ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Fire district officials hopeful for new tax rate request

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Officials from the Fox River and Countryside Fire Protection District are hopeful that voters will approve a tax increase refer ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:07 pm
  • Ethics panel dismisses Simonian's complaint on Burns

    GENEVA – An ethics complaint against Mayor Kevin Burns was dismissed by the Geneva Ethics Commission on March 16 for lack of evidence.
    March 22, 2017 - 4:05 pm
  • Campton Hills, fire district candidates set to appear at March 18 forum

    CAMPTON HILLS – A candidate forum on the Campton Hills village race and the Fox River and Countryside Fire Protection District race will be held from ...
    March 16, 2017 - 6:05 pm
  • Batavia School Board D-101 candidates discuss issues at forum

    BATAVIA – Topics including school funding, projected enrollment, protecting LGBT students and at-risk youth, charter schools, and promoting education ...
    March 16, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: St. Charles School Board candidate Denton Morris

    Age52.Current occupationEngineering Physicist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, where I've w ...
    March 15, 2017 - 5:36 pm