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Article posted: 4/8/2013 10:01 AM

A summary of our Lake County political endorsements

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Here is a summary of Daily Herald endorsements in Lake County municipal and school board races and local referendums.

Municipal races


Antioch mayor: Lawrence Hanson

Barrington Village president: Karen Darch

Barrington Hills village president: Robert Abboud

Barrington Hills village board:Colleen Konicek Hannigan, Michael Harrington, Fritz Gohl

Campton Hills village board: Al Lenkaitis Jr., Mike Millette, John Strauss

Fox Lake mayor:Ed Bender

Fox Lake village board:Valerie Griseta, Kevin Burt, Jon Mumford

Gurnee village board: Thomas Hood, Jeanne Balmes, Don Wilson

Gurnee mayor: Kristina Kovarik

Island Lake village president: Charles Amrich

Island Lake village board: Ken Nitz, Ed McGinty

Lake Villa village president: Frank Loffredo

Lake Villa village board: Kathy Battistone, Kevin Kruckeberg, James McDonald

Lake Zurich mayor: Suzanne Branding

Lake Zurich village board: Helmut Gerlach, Jim Beaudoin, incumbent Jeff Halen for 4-year seats on the Lake Zurich Village Board,, newcomer Debra Vander Weit for the 2-year seat

Lakemoor mayor: Ryan "Todd" Weihofen

Lakemoor village board: Alexis Aguilar, Phil Lonigro, Rick Weaver

Long Grove village board: Lori Lyman, George Yaeger, John Marshall

Mettawa village president: Jeffrey Clark

Mundelein village president: Steve Lentz

Mundelein village board: Ray Semple, Jim Nutschnig, newcomer Dawn Abernathy

Round Lake mayor: James Dietz

Round Lake village board: Susan Triphahn, Donald Newby, Michael Blum

Round Lake Park mayor: Linda Lucassen

Round Lake Park village board: Robert Cerretti, David Christensen, Robert Seminary

Vernon Hills village board: Thom Koch, James Schultz, Barbara Williams

Volo village board: Bruce Buschick, Stephen Henley, Carol Porter

Wauconda village president: Mark Knigge

Wauconda village board: John Barbini, Lincoln Knight, Wade Meyer

School boards

Antioch D34 school board: Tamara Neumann, Diane McMahon, newcomers Lori Linck, Mary Kay McNeill

Antioch-Lake Villa H.S. D117 school board: Ron Vickers, Wayne Sobczak, Geoffrey Guttschow, Bart Winkler

Barrington Unit D220 school board: Penny Kazmier, Sandra Ficke-Bradford, Wendy Farley, Christopher Geier

Big Hollow D38 school board: James DeVito, Victoria Gallichio, Heather Janquart, Julia Mazur

Cary D26 school board: Christopher Christensen, Josh Howel, Julie Jette, Floyd Myers

College of Lake County school board: Barbara Oilschlager, Darl Drummond

Diamond Lake D76 school board: Keith Loeffler, Adam Plummer, Laura Vogt

Emmons D33 school board: Laurie Christophersen, Bruce Gottermeyer, Paula Norkus, Benny Yee

Fox River Grove Cons. D3 school board: Patrick Riley, Timothy Hatfield, Stephen Pickering, Patrick Wall

Grayslake D46 school board: Jill Alfrejd, Robert Roop Jr., Steven Strack, James Weidman

Grayslake H.S. D127 school board: Russell Chamberlin, Suzanne Swanson, Douglas Nerge

Gurnee D56 school board: James Blockinger, Mark Pos, Lynn Schroetter

Hawthorn D73 school board: Jeanne Engelkemeir, Lou Gatta, Ghita Mueller

Kildeer Countryside D96 school board: Robert Gauthier, Renee Klass, James Strezewski, Marc Tepper

Lake Villa D41 school board: Kurt Hansen, Peggy Kuzmanovich, Nancy Schell

Lake Zurich D95 school board: Kathy Brown, Scott McConnell, John Shaw,Lisa Warren

Mundelein H.S. District 120: Patrick Browne, Paul Lohr, Laura Mellon, Robert Paliani

Round Lake Unit D116 school board: Kevin Daniels, Margaret Larson, Ann Welk

Wauconda Unit D118 school board: Deby Dato, Jonathan Feryance, Carey McHugh, Thomas A. Weber Sr.


Electrical aggregation: Yes

Millburn District 24 exceed cap for 1 year: Yes

Round Lake Park police pension fund tax: Yes

Mundelein, change clerk to appointed: Yes

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