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  • Judge upholds Hoffman Estates candidate’s removal from ballot Jan 14, 2015 7:17 PM
    A Cook County judge Wednesday upheld the Hoffman Estates electoral board’s decision removing village trustee candidate Prajesh “Pat” Patel from the April 7 ballot over questions about his residency.

  • Two file as Libertyville board write-in candidates Jan 12, 2015 11:13 AM
    The race for Libertyville village trustee had been uncontested with two incumbents running for three seats. But the race has become more interesting as two write-in candidates are joining Scott Adams and Donna Johnson in seeking election.

  • Hoffman Estates candidate appeals removal from ballot Jan 2, 2015 5:57 PM
    There could be five Hoffman Estates village trustee candidates on the April 7 ballot after all. Candidate Prajesh “Pat” Patel is appealing the village electoral board’s finding last month that he did not meet residency requirements to run for the village board.

  • Wheaton accepting applications for open council seat Jan 2, 2015 5:00 PM
    Applications are being accepted for an at-large Wheaton City Council seat vacated last month by Evelyn Pacino Sanguinetti. The temporary appointment will last for roughly three months, until the two people elected to at-large seats this spring are sworn in. City officials say the swearing in likely will occur during the first city council meeting in May.

  • Lake Barrington announces results of ballot order lottery for six trustee candidates Jan 1, 2015 3:52 PM
    The village of Lake Barrington announced the results of the lottery they held to determine the ballot order for the six village trustee candidates this week.

  • Will Campton Hills candidates stay on ballot? Dec 24, 2014 5:04 PM
    The Campton Hills electoral board will decide Jan. 2 on a challenge against four people who filed petitions to run for village president and three trustee seats in April. The board heard testimony and arguments Tuesday night, but did not make a decision.

  • Filing for Lake County municipal races for April 7 election Dec 23, 2014 10:13 PM
    Here are the candidates who filed for Lake County municipal races in the Daily Herald coverage area on the April 7, 2015 election ballot.

  • Hoffman Estates candidate kicked off ballot Dec 23, 2014 5:47 PM
    After several days of testimony, Hoffman Estates officials took just 11 minutes to kick trustee candidate Prajesh “Pat” Patel off the ballot during an electoral board hearing on Tuesday afternoon after finding he did not meet residency requirements to run for village board. Patel and his attorney did not attend the hearing, which Village Clerk Bev Romanoff said “really shocked” members of the electoral board.

  • Crowded race for Mount Prospect village board Dec 22, 2014 6:10 PM
    A crowded race has developed for the Mount Prospect village board, with seven candidates filing nomination papers for three available seats. Incumbents Paul Hoefert, John Korn and Richard Rogers are seeking re-election to 4-year terms, while newcomers John Dyslin, Kevin Grouwinkel, Kevin J. Nohelty and Colleen Saccotelli have also filed.

  • Village board seats up for grabs in Barrington area Dec 23, 2014 11:23 AM
    It'll be a hot time in the Barrington area between now and the April 7 local election. The village boards in Barrington, North Barrington, South Barrington, Lake Barrington and Barrington Hills will all see contested races.

  • Papantos back in race for Wheeling village board Dec 22, 2014 6:11 PM
    Four candidates have filed to run for three seats on the Wheeling village board. When filing closed at 5 p.m. Monday, three current trustees had filed for re-election along with Mary Papantos, who will be making her third run for the village board.

  • Races take shape for Arlington Heights board, schools and park district Dec 23, 2014 10:30 AM
    Arlington Heights voters will have contested races next spring for village trustee, school boards in District 214 and District 25, and the Arlington Heights park board.

  • 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.

  • Former top cop on ballot in Lake County Dec 22, 2014 6:13 PM
    Caught up in controversy as Round Lake’s police chief in 2005, Charlie Foy will be on the spring ballot seeking a village board seat.

  • Helmer to seek second term Dec 19, 2014 5:30 AM
    Prospect Heights Mayor Nick Helmer said he would like another term as the city's top elected official "so we can finish the job that's been started." Helmer is the only person who has filed candidacy papers for the mayor's post so far, but the filing period remains open through Monday.

  • No challengers so far in Elk Grove Village board race Dec 19, 2014 5:36 PM
    So far no challengers have lined up to face the three longest-serving trustees on the Elk Grove Village board. Incumbent Trustees James Petri, Sam Lissner and Nancy Czarnik filed nomination papers this week for re-election.

  • Candidates file for seats on Bartlett village board Dec 18, 2014 4:46 PM
    Two candidates have filed nominating petitions for three available seats on Bartlett’s village board. Longtime Trustee T.L. Arends — first elected in 1991 — is seeking another four-year term on the board in the April 7 election. The other candidate is Raymond Deyne, chair of the village’s plan commission and the Hanover Township Foundation secretary and treasurer.

  • Trustee race a popular one in Mount Prospect Dec 17, 2014 6:21 PM
    For the second straight municipal election, the village trustee race in Mount Prospect has attracted a crowd. So far, six people have filed candidacy papers for three seats on the village board. The filing period ends Monday, Dec. 22, so more candidates could still enter the race. Voters will decide who gets to fill the seats during the consolidated election on April 7.

  • Hearing focuses on Hoffman candidate’s residency Dec 15, 2014 5:24 PM
    Questions over where Hoffman Estates trustee candidate Prajesh “Pat” Patel actually lives became the hub of an electoral board hearing Monday on objections filed against his nominating papers.

  • 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.

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