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  • Candidates forum Wednesday: Oct 7, 2014 5:54 PM
    Contested races in the 62nd State House District, Lake County Board District 6, Lake County clerk, Lake County sheriff, and Lake County treasurer will be the focus of a candidate forum Wednesday, Oct. 8.

     
  • Gregg Goslin: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:50 PM
    Candidate information for Gregg Goslin, running for Cook County board District 14

     
  • Cook County board District 14 Goslin: Candidate Profile Oct 9, 2014 11:20 AM
    Candidate information for Cook County board District 14 Goslin, running for Cook County board District 14

     
  • Russell wins Kane coroner race Nov 6, 2012 10:41 PM
    Republican Rob Russell is the apparent winner over Democrat Tao Martinez to be the next Kane County coroner.

     
  • Mark Davoust: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:36 PM
    Candidate information for Mark Davoust, running for Kane County Board District 14

     
  • Nadia BlancDaley: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:36 PM
    Candidate information for Nadia BlancDaley, running for Kane County Board District 14

     
  • Audrey Nixon: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:38 PM
    Candidate information for Audrey Nixon, running for Lake County board District 14

     
  • Northwest suburban women lauded for volunteerism Mar 26, 2012 11:30 AM
    Two Northwest suburban women have been honored as "Unsung Heroines" for their longtime volunteer efforts by the Cook County Board and commissioners Tim Schneider and Gregg Goslin.

     
  • Audrey Nixon: Candidate Profile Feb 10, 2012 4:34 PM
    Candidate information for Audrey Nixon, running for Lake County board District 14

     
  • Mark Davoust: Candidate Profile Feb 10, 2012 4:24 PM
    Candidate information for Mark Davoust, running for Kane County Board District 14

     
  • Nadia BlancDaley: Candidate Profile Feb 10, 2012 4:23 PM
    Candidate information for Nadia BlancDaley, running for Kane County Board District 14

     
  • GOP incumbents win in Northwest Cook County in board races Nov 3, 2010 12:31 AM
    Gorman cruises to win in 17th: In what was certainly the most contentious of the four Northwest suburban Cook County Board races, incumbent Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman, an Orland Park Republican, fended off a challenge from Democrat Patrick Maher to hold onto the District 17 seat. With 270 of 278 precincts reporting at press time, unofficial totals showed Gorman with 54,396 votes, or 59 percent, compared to 33,116 votes, or 36 percent, for Maher, also of Orland Park. Matthew Ogean of the Green Party received 5,009 votes, or 5 percent. “It’s been a long year with a lot of mud being thrown in my direction,” Gorman said. “This shows the voters saw my accomplishments on the county board and my desire to continue to work for reform.” The issues often took a back seat to attacks between the candidates vying to represent the long, thin district, which stretches from Wheeling and Des Plaines on the north to Orland Park on the south. Gorman, 45, who’s in her third term, faced criticism from Maher for using $4,000 to $6,000 from a contingency fund granted to board members for tuition toward her master’s degree and for questions about her finances raised by litigation with Chrysler Corp. over her husband’s failed car dealership. Maher, 38, was a target of attacks for not disclosing a guilty misdemeanor plea resulting from a fight over a girl as a college student. He also listed a wrong birth date on some candidate questionnaires. Goslin the victor in Cook 14th: Republican incumbent Gregg Goslin soundly defeated political newcomer Jennifer Bishop Jenkins. With 233 of 256 precincts reporting, Goslin, a Glenview Republican, has 62 percent of the vote compared to 38 percent for Jenkins, a Northfield Democrat, according to unofficial totals. Goslin said his top priority is to roll back the remaining half-percentage point from the sales tax increase, saying it puts an especially heavy burden on the 14th District, which borders Lake, McHenry and Kane counties. He disputed Jenkins’ claims he hasn’t been engaged enough with residents, and says he’s proven himself capable of getting work done despite sitting on a board dominated by Democrats. Schneider keeps Cook post: Incumbent Republican Tim Schneider won an easy victory in his quest for a second 4-year term representing the Cook County Board’s 15th District. With 207 of 215 precincts reporting, unofficial totals showed Schneider, of Bartlett, with 39,261 votes, or 58 percent, compared to 24,652 votes, or 36 percent, for Democrat Jim Dasakis, chairman of the Hanover Township Democrats. Green Party candidate Laura Ehorn had 4,144 votes, or 6 percent. Schneider, 54, supports rolling back the sales tax and property tax reform to get businesses back to Cook County. Silvestri wins big in 9th: Republican Peter Silvestri handily beat Democrat Cary Capparelli and Green Party candidate Brock Merck. With 284 of 286 precincts reporting, unofficial totals show Silvestri with 55 percent of the vote, Capparelli with 36 percent and Merck with 8 percent. He was first elected in 1989. The district includes part of Rosemont and Des Plaines, in 1989. He’s also Elmwood Park village president, a position he intends to retain.

     
  • Cook County Board District 14: Goslin Oct 22, 2010 11:23 AM
    Jennifer Bishop Jenkins, a Northfield Democrat, has mounted a spirited challenge to three-term incumbent Gregg Goslin, a Glenview Republican, and has good ideas, showing special strength in areas of justice and law enforcement.

     
  • Elect Jenkins in District 14 Oct 18, 2010 9:13 AM
    Jennifer Bishop Jenkins represents commitment, competence and independence, in contrast to her opponent.

     
  • Q&A: Goslin, Bishop Jenkins for Cook County Board 14 Oct 18, 2010 9:43 PM
    The two candidates for the Cook County Board's 14th district are incumbent Gregg Goslin of Glenview and challenger Jennifer Bishop Jenkins of Northfield. Both candidates responded to the Daily Herald questionnaire.

     
  • Cook Co. board candidates detail spending cuts Oct 23, 2010 10:33 PM
    Both candidates seeking the Cook County Board's 14th District seat support an immediate repeal of the half percentage point that remains from the county's 2008 sales tax increase.

     
  • Election forum in Arlington Heights Saturday Jan 31, 2011 6:29 PM
    The League of Women Voters Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove Area will present a candidate forum at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Arlington Heights Village Hall, 3rd floor, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road.

     
  • Goslin wins in Cook County Board District 14 GOP race Feb 3, 2010 12:01 AM
    Political newcomer Patrick O'Donoghue couldn't compete against longtime incumbent Gregg Goslin in the Republican primary for the Cook County Board 14th District.

     
  • 14th Cook board GOP candidates agree on sales tax repeal Jan 31, 2010 12:01 AM
    In challenging Gregg Goslin for the GOP nomination for the Cook County Board's 14th District, Patrick O'Donoghue supports three long-stated Republican principles: tax reduction, less spending and smaller government.

     
  • Demand candidates stop lawsuit abuse Jan 31, 2010 12:01 AM
    For the sake of comparison, Cook County spent 738 times more money on litigation expenses than DuPage County even though Cook has six times as many people as DuPage.

     
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