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  • Patt secures Democratic nod for Lake County sheriff Mar 18, 2014 9:44 PM
    Democrat Jason Patt received the votes needed to face off against Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran in the November general election. "I want to thank all my supporters around Lake County who helped make this victory possible," Patt said Tuesday.

     
  • Bartels in lead for Lake County seat Mar 18, 2014 9:01 PM
    Consultant Chuck Bartels was leading the three-way Republican race for the Lake County Board’s 10th District seat Tuesday night.

     
  • Eckhoff, Custer, Wiley take early leads DuPage board races Mar 18, 2014 9:55 PM
    Incumbent Grant Eckhoff has moved out to a big early lead in his bid to become the Republican Party’s nominee for a District 4 seat on the DuPage County Board.

     
  • Stolman wins GOP treasurer’s race Mar 18, 2014 9:52 PM
    David Stolman, a 22-year Lake County Board member from Buffalo Grove, snagged the Republican Party nomination for county treasurer Tuesday.

     
  • Kramer ‘confident’ in GOP nod, 2nd chance at Kane sheriff Mar 19, 2014 12:13 AM
    Don Kramer edges out Kevin Williams Tuesday for the GOP nod for Kane County sheriff.

     
  • Cunningham gets GOP nod for Kane Clerk Mar 18, 2014 11:10 PM
    After 12 years as Kane County Clerk, Jack Cunningham earned another four years at the helm with 57 percent of the vote in a win over Mark Davoust.

     
  • Miller wins McHenry Co. treasurer GOP primary Mar 19, 2014 1:16 AM
    Glenda Miller won the Republican primary for McHenry County treasurer, according to Tuesday’s unofficial vote tallies. Miller, 58, of Harvard, who has worked as chief deputy treasurer for 17 years, had 14,665 votes, and Jeffrey Thorsen, a 55-year-old Crystal Lake councilman and vice president of FirstMerit Bank, had 11,890 votes with all 212 precincts reporting.

     
  • Werfel easily defeats Powell in Lake County District 6 Mar 18, 2014 9:48 PM
    Grayslake village trustee Jeff Werfel easily defeated Tim Powell of Hainesville in the GOP primary for the Lake County Board District 6. Unofficial totals showed 1,084 votes for Werfel and 457 for Powell.

     
  • Prim wins GOP nomination for McHenry sheriff Mar 19, 2014 12:08 AM
    Bill Prim prevailed by a slim margin of 98 votes in the Republican primary for sheriff in McHenry County, in which he ran against undersheriff Andrew Zinke. Prim of Cary had 14,516 votes while Zinke of Woodstock had 14,418 votes with all 212 precincts reporting, according to unofficial results on Tuesday night.

     
  • Dart easily wins nomination for re-election Mar 19, 2014 6:19 AM
    Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart won the Democratic nomination in his bid for a third term Tuesday, easily outpacing the three other candidates in the primary. With 52 precincts still uncounted — 23 in Chicago and 29 in Cook County — Dart had 171,006 votes to 35,244 for William “Bill” Evans, his closest opponent.

     
  • Will County Dist. 11 voters choose incumbents Hart, Maher Mar 18, 2014 10:12 PM
    Incumbents Suzanne Hart and Charles “Chuck” Maher took a step Tuesday toward continuing to represent south Naperville on the Will County Board, as they placed first and second in the Republican primary for the party’s nomination for two available seats in District 11.

     
  • McClellan wins McHenry Co. clerk GOP primary Mar 19, 2014 12:07 AM
    County board member Mary McClellan won the Republican primary for McHenry County clerk, as her opponent and fellow county board member Nick Provenzano conceded the race late Tuesday night. McClellan had 15,721 votes while Nick Provenzano had 12,099 votes, with all 212 precincts reporting, according to unofficial results.

     
  • Gorman handily wins GOP primary for Cook County Dist. 17 Mar 19, 2014 7:07 AM
    Wiht only 1 precinct remaining uncounted, Cook County Commissioner Liz Doody Gorman has won the Republican primary for the 17th District seat over Burr Ridge doctor Barbara Bellar. She will face Orland Park Democrat Jim Hickey in November.

     
  • 8th District primary among suburbs’ hottest races Mar 16, 2014 8:00 AM
    Eighth Congressional District GOP rivals Manju Goel and Larry Kaifesh started their campaigns seeing eye to eye on most every major issue. Distinctions between the two boiled down to their professional backgrounds. But these personal differences quickly escalated into much more. That's among several key races Northwest suburban voters will be deciding in Tuesday's primary.

     
  • Here are the top races in McHenry, Kane counties Mar 16, 2014 8:00 AM
    The races to secure the Republican nominations for sheriff and clerk in McHenry and Kane counties top the lineup in Tuesday's primary election. The winners advance to the Nov. 4 general electon.

     
  • GOP sheriff, clerk races top Kane primary election lineup Mar 16, 2014 8:00 AM
    The races to secure the Republican nominations for Kane County sheriff and clerk top the lineup in Tuesday's primary election. The winners advance to the Nov. 4 general electon.

     
  • Fox Valley voters to decide four referendums Tuesday Mar 16, 2014 8:00 AM
    Come Tuesday, voters in Kane and McHenry counties will decide whether to pay more for the care of developmentally disabled residents, if Huntley needs a new indoor turf facility, whether the McHenry County Board chairman should be selected or elected, and if Algonquin can negotiate for lower electricity rates for its residents.

     
  • Forest president candidates focus on their differences Mar 14, 2014 5:30 AM
    With days left before Tuesday’s primary, the two Republicans hoping to become the next president of the DuPage County Forest Preserve Commission are making their case for why they should be the GOP nominee. For candidate Mary Lou Wehrli, that involves stressing the differences between herself and her opponent, Joe Cantore.

     
  • Bellar, Gorman discuss flooding, economy in 17th county board district Mar 14, 2014 1:01 AM
    The 17th District may stretch more than 45 miles from the Northwest suburbs to the South suburbs, but the Republicans running in the primary for the Cook County Board seat said flooding problems and rebuilding the local economy are important to voters everywhere. Longtime Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman is facing challenger Barbara Bellar in the March 18 primary.

     
  • Kane deputy clerk suspended for using county email for campaign Mar 13, 2014 4:25 PM
    A Kane County deputy clerk has been suspended for a week without pay after he sent an email from his work computer to a state official to correct a campaign contribution error. Jack Cunningham, who is seeking his fourth term as county clerk, maintained that deputy clerk Jeff Ward sent the email on his own time but still had to be reprimanded. Challenger Mark Davoust called the matter unacceptable and possibly illegal.

     
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