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  • Mayor’s critics among those running for Des Plaines council Dec 22, 2014 6:09 PM
    Among the contested elections for Des Plaines City Council are candidates outspoken in their opposition to Mayor Matt Bogusz. The list includes Bob Porada, running in the 7th Ward, and 4th Ward incumbent Alderman Dick Sayad.

  • Des Plaines aldermen Robinson, Sayad, Charewicz file for re-election Dec 15, 2014 12:40 PM
    At least three incumbent Des Plaines aldermen will try to hold onto their seats in the upcoming spring election. On the first day candidates were allowed to file their nomination papers at the city clerk’s office, 2nd Ward Alderman Jack Robinson, 4th Ward Alderman Dick Sayad and 8th Ward Alderman Mike Charewicz were among the first to file.

  • Des Plaines outlines succession plan following alderman’s death Aug 20, 2014 7:59 PM
    Des Plaines leaders Wednesday outlined the succession plan following the unexpected death of 29-year-old Alderman Joanna Sojka. Mayor Matt Bogusz will make an appointment of someone from the ward to fill Sojka’s 7th Ward seat. The appointment is subject to city council approval.

  • It’s official: Des Plaines write-in candidates fall short Apr 25, 2013 3:57 PM
    Two Des Plaines write-in candidates vying to represent the city's 5th and 7th wards didn't garner enough votes on April 9 to steal the election.

  • Rodd elected in Des Plaines 3rd Ward Apr 10, 2013 10:51 AM
    With votes counted from the last outstanding Des Plaines precinct, what had been a close contest turned into a clear victory Wednesday for newcomer candidate Denise Rodd, who was elected to represent Des Plaines’ 3rd Ward over former 1st Ward Alderwoman Patricia Beauvais.

  • Bruno wins Geneva 1st Ward seat Apr 9, 2013 10:51 PM
    Mike Bruno defeated Zac Ploppert to earn a victory in the Geneva City Council's 1st Ward race Tuesday night, according to unofficial vote totals. “There was enough of the electorate that actually understood my message. And it was not sound bites. You had to think about it,” Bruno said.

  • Des Plaines mayor-elect youngest in Northwest suburbs Apr 9, 2013 11:54 PM
    Des Plaines will have the youngest mayor in the Northwest suburbs with Tuesday's election of 26-year-old Matt Bogusz. “This race isn’t about age,” said Bogusz, who handily beat former mayor Tony Arredia, 75. “It was about the politics of the past and the progress that people want to make.”

  • Veteran aldermen lose Batavia council races Apr 9, 2013 11:31 PM
    The Batavia City Council lost its most experienced alderman Tuesday night, with the defeat of 32-year alderman Eldon Frydendall, 4th Ward Alderman Jim Volk and 6th Ward Alderman Robert Liva. The losses mean almost half the city council will be freshmen, as incumbents in wards 2, 3 and 7 did not seek re-election. In the 7th Ward, where nobody was on the ballot, write-in candidate Drew McFadden won a spot on the council with two write-in votes.

  • Suess easy winner in Wheaton’s North District Apr 9, 2013 11:47 PM
    The incumbent in Wheaton’s only contested race for a seat on the city council handily won re-election Tuesday. According to final unofficial totals, Phil Suess garnered 884 votes to defeat a field of three challengers. J.T. Del Alcazar finished second with 587 votes, followed by Ted Rodgers with 434 and Alberta Adamson with 325.

  • St. Charles voters return two former aldermen in close contests Apr 9, 2013 11:33 PM
    St. Charles voters returned a pair of former alderman and trio of incumbents back to the city council Tuesday in a series of mostly close races, some of them rematches of tight races from prior elections.

  • 2 new faces for Aurora council, while O’Connor keeps at-large seat Apr 9, 2013 10:49 PM
    Aurora’s far southeast and far northeast wards will be represented by new faces — Edward Bugg and Lynne Johnson — for the next four years, while Bob O’Connor retained his at-large seat on the city council in unofficial results from Tuesday’s election. Bugg beat Marge Linnane 393 votes to 313; Johnson topped Judd Lofchie 634 votes to 419; and O’Connor tallied 5,591 votes to top Rick Lawrence, who got 2,714 in unofficial results.

  • Des Plaines 7th Ward hopefuls have varying priorites Mar 23, 2013 8:00 AM
    The three Des Plaines 7th Ward hopefuls have different priorities, if elected, with one candidate calling for more transparency in city government, another wanting to attract new businesses, and the third focused on cleaning up corruption within the city's police force. John Malloy, 55, Joanna Sojka, and former Des Plaines police chief Joseph Kozenczak, 69, who is running as a write-in candidate, are vying for the seat.

  • Endorsement: Delgado for West Chicago Ward 2 alderman Mar 17, 2013 5:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Rosalinda Delgado for Ward 2 alderman in West Chicago.

  • Flooding, downtown vitality top issues in Des Plaines 1st Ward race Mar 15, 2013 4:12 PM
    Flooding and the vitality of Metropolitan Square and downtown businesses are among the top issues facing residents of Des Plaines' 1st Ward, say the three candidates running to represent it. Incumbent 1st Ward Alderwoman Patricia Haugeberg, newcomer candidate Robert Giurato, and Des Plaines Public Library board trustee Steven Mokry are vying for the seat on April 9.

  • Des Plaines 3rd Ward hopefuls weigh in on casino revenues, downtown Mar 12, 2013 5:34 PM
    The two candidates vying to represent Des Plaines' 3rd Ward say managing casino revenues and improving the city's business climate are important issues facing the next city council. Newcomer Denise Rodd will face former 1st Ward alderwoman Patricia Beauvais on April 9.

  • Zachary Ploppert: Candidate Profile Apr 3, 2013 6:44 PM
    Candidate information for Zachary Ploppert, running for Geneva City Council Ward 1 (4-year Term)

  • H. Monroe: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:32 PM
    Candidate information for H. Monroe, running for West Chicago City Council Ward 2 (4-year Term)

  • William Ware: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:31 PM
    Candidate information for William Ware, running for Lombard Village Board District 6 (4-year Term)

  • Zachary Wilson: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:31 PM
    Candidate information for Zachary Wilson, running for Lombard Village Board District 3 (4-year Term)

  • Reid Foltyniewicz: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:31 PM
    Candidate information for Reid Foltyniewicz, running for Lombard Village Board District 3 (4-year Term)

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