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  • Three incumbents leading in Algonquin Apr 9, 2013 9:46 PM
    Algonquin village board race

  • Incumbents leading in Vernon Hills trustee race Apr 9, 2013 9:19 PM
    Voters in Vernon Hills are opting for experience, re-electing three incumbent trustees who already have more than a half century of combined tenure on the village board.

  • 464 candidates who could run the Northwest suburbs Apr 9, 2013 5:30 AM
    What’s at stake today in the Northwest suburbs? In all, 464 candidates competing, or not, for 369 seats in local government. “If you are looking at the quality of your life, local elections are more important than state elections and even national elections,” said Paul Green, director of the Institute of Politics at Roosevelt University.

  • McLaughlin unseats Abboud in Barrington Hills Apr 9, 2013 11:50 PM
    Two-term Barrington Hills Village President Robert Abboud conceded defeat to challenger Martin McLaughlin Tuesday night. “I think the village is going to have a new village president,” Abboud said. “I think the electorate was looking for some change and I’m sure Mr. McLaughlin will bring it.” McLaughlin said he was pleased his first foray into politics had proved such a clean affair on both sides.

  • Carpentersville returns two incumbents, accepts a newcomer Apr 9, 2013 11:57 PM
    Carpentersville voters returned two incumbents to office as well as a political newcomer who said she was running because she wanted to be part of what was going on in the village. With all precincts reporting, Trustee Pat Schultz won a second term with 356 votes. Trustee Kevin Rehberg, who was appointed to the board last fall, also won a seat with 356 votes, as did political newcomer Virginia “Ginger” Stephens, who had 312 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.

  • Voters tap experience for North Aurora board Apr 9, 2013 11:46 PM
    North Aurora voters on Tuesday opted to go with experience for the village board, selecting two incumbents and one newcomer to fill three open seats. According to unofficial results, Trustee Mark Gaffino finished tops with 633 votes. Newcomer Michael Lowrey and Trustee Christopher Faber garnered 563 and 532 votes, respectively, to capture the two other trustee seats.

  • Newcomer is tops, but two Elburn trustees also retain seats Apr 9, 2013 11:47 PM
    Elburn's Patricia Schuberg finished with 240 votes, topping a field of four people seeking three trustee seats. Incumbents Jeff Walter and Ken Anderson Jr. also won re-election with 237 and 203 votes, respectively, according to unofficial results.

  • Michels re-elected Sugar Grove president Apr 9, 2013 11:39 PM
    Sugar Grove voters gave Sean Michels another four years as village president on Tuesday, choosing him over Trustee Kevin Geary. Meanwhile, incumbent Trustees Robert Bohler and Rick Montalto were re-elected, and joining them on the board will be Sean Herron.

  • Three win narrow victories on Hampshire board of trustees Apr 9, 2013 11:39 PM
    In an unofficial tally during Tuesday night elections, Martin F. Ebert, Michael John Reid, Jr. and George E. Brust won four-year terms on the Hampshire Board of Trustees. Incumbents Brust and Ebert have served on the board since 2005.

  • Newcomer Goldman leads pack for Huntley village board Apr 9, 2013 11:48 PM
    Community activist Ronda Goldman led the field for Huntley village board, joining incumbent John Piwko and plan commission member JR Westberg in the three open board seats.

  • 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.

  • Bartels out as president in East Dundee Apr 9, 2013 11:23 PM
    It’s the end of an era in East Dundee politics. Village President Jerald Bartels lost to Trustee Lael Miller by 19 votes, according to unofficial results.

  • Political newcomer tapped for W. Dundee mayor Apr 10, 2013 12:13 AM
    Voters picked Christopher Nelson, a newcomer to politics, to lead West Dundee into the future as village president. With all precincts reporting Nelson had 434 votes while Andy Yuscka, a trustee on the village board for 14 years, had 295, according to unofficial tallies.

  • Wiedmeyer ahead by one vote in Pingree Grove Apr 9, 2013 11:09 PM
    Pingree Grove residents will have to wait a little longer to know in a tight village board race. Incumbent village board member Steve Wiedmeyer appears to have edged out challenger Lon Czarnecki, 45, by an unofficial count of 123-122. Czarnecki told the Daily Herald he does not intend on conceding the election and he said he will look into what it takes to get a recount.

  • Team Marshall, Lyman, Yaeger win in Long Grove Apr 9, 2013 10:58 PM
    An unofficial "team" of three candidates -- John Marshall, Lori Lyman and George Yaeger -- won seats on the Long Grove village board Tuesday.

  • Two challengers, one incumbent to take Fox River Grove board seats Apr 9, 2013 10:48 PM
    Voters in Fox River Grove gave trustee seats to Tom Anderson, Suzanne Blohm and Andrew Migdal in Tuesday's election.

  • Lentz, Abernathy, Kim, Semple win in Mundelein Apr 9, 2013 9:45 PM
    After four years as a Mundelein trustee, Steve Lentz will move to the mayor’s chair. Lentz defeated rivals Wally Frasier and Robin Meier on Tuesday for the post. Dawn Abernathy, Holly Kim and Ray Semple won trustee seats.

  • Change of guard for mayor in Round Lake Apr 9, 2013 9:49 PM
    Newcomer Dan MacGillis toppled incumbent Round Lake Mayor Jim Dietz and his Citizens First slate swept three trustee seats and the clerk's position in a campaign that featured switched allegiances.

  • Weihofen returns as Lakemoor mayor; Lonigro, Aguilar, McIntyre, win as trustees Apr 9, 2013 11:25 PM
    Ryan “Todd” Weihofen gets four more years on the Lakemoor village board, according to unofficial results Tuesday. With combined ballots from Lake County and McHenry County precincts, Weihofen garnered 323 votes to outdistance political newcomer Tina Asmus with 74 votes. In the race for three trustee seats incumbent Phil Lonigro, newcomer Alexis Aguilar and incumbent Colin McIntyre were elected.

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