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  • Races abound at all levels of government that actually may affect our lives the most.

    464 candidates who could run the Northwest suburbs Apr 9, 2013 12:00 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.

  • Jim McCarthy

    McCarthy, Langfelder win seats on Bartlett fire board Apr 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    With 19 of 19 Cook County precincts reporting and all 21 DuPage County precincts reporting, voters appear to have chosen incumbent Jim McCarthy and newcomer Jay Langfelder as Bartlett Fire Protection District trustees. Unofficial results show McCarthy with 4,058 votes, followed by Langfelder with 3,700 votes. Patti Hanson received 1,189 votes.

  • Patti Hanson

    Bartlett fire board candidates discuss district’s needs, improvementsMar 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    None of the candidates running for a Bartlett Fire Protection District trustee seat have major concerns with how the board is operating, but they don't all agree on how and where improvements can be made. Incumbent Jim McCarthy and challengers Patti Hanson and Jay Langfelder are vying for two 6-year terms. Both seats up in the April 9 election represent DuPage County, though the entire fire district votes.

  • Palatine Township Rural Fire Board OpeningJul 24, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Palatine Township Board will be accepting resumes from residents of the Palatine Rural Fire District to fill a current Board vacancy.

  • New faces on Elburn, Sugar Grove fire boards Apr 6, 2011 12:00 AM
    Longtime Elburn fire district trustee James Feece lost a bid for re-election. Incuments won in the North Aurora district, and a new person joins the Sugar Grove Fire board.

  • Donald Wisniewski

    Wisniewski, Wiley win Bartlett Fire board seats Apr 5, 2011 12:00 AM
    Incumbent Donald Wisniewski and newcomer Kevin Wiley won the two seats on the Bartlett Fire Protection District board. Unofficial results showed Wisniewksi beating Martin Wallace by nearly a 2 to 1 ratio for the Cook County seat. Unofficial results, with all 22 precincts in DuPage County and 19 of 20 in Cook County reporting, showed Wisniewksi with 1,491 votes or 63.2 percent, versus Martin’s 869 votes or 36.8 percent.

  • Where to find more information Apr 4, 2011 12:00 AM
    It's a difficult task that fewer people want to take on: Voting in their local elections.

  • Volunteer Akibu Rease, a second-year grad student at Loyola University, sets up voting machines Monday at the Palatine Township polling place at the Groves of Hidden Creek clubhouse in Palatine.

    Why local Election Day is important Apr 4, 2011 12:00 AM
    It's not nuclear disarmament, but today's election is arguably the most important one suburban voters face if they care about their schools, their streets, their local economy, their recreation.

  • Elect Hanson to Bartlett fire board Mar 31, 2011 12:00 AM
    On April 5th, residents of the Bartlett Fire Protection District will be voting for trustees. I encourage everyone to vote for Patricia A. Hanson for Fire Trustee, DuPage County. Patti has been a resident of Bartlett for over 30 years and has been actively involved in our community throughout that time.

  • Brian Schopp

    Build a new station now or later? Mar 29, 2011 12:00 AM
    The big question among the two men running for Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District board is when to build a new fire station.

  • Elect Kevin Wiley to Bartlett fire board Mar 29, 2011 12:00 AM
    Bartlett resident urges her fellow DuPage County voters to elect Kevin Wiley to the Bartlett Fire Protection District board, DuPage seat.

  • Martin Wallace

    Tempers flare over Bartlett fire district seat Mar 25, 2011 12:00 AM
    Tensions between the two candidates for the Cook County seat on the Bartlett Fire Protection District boiled over during a candidates’ forum Thursday night.

  • Jim Panopoulos

    Crowded field for Carol Stream fire trustee Mar 24, 2011 12:00 AM
    How the Carol Stream Fire Protection District spends its dollars is the focus of a crowded election race for two available seats on the district board.

  • Steve Gaspardo

    Races contested in Sugar Grove, North Aurora fire districts Mar 23, 2011 12:00 AM
    There are contested elections in North Aurora, Sugar Grove and Countryside and Elburn and Countryside fire protection districts.

  • Palatine Rural Fire Board accepting applications for open seat Mar 15, 2011 12:00 AM
    Residents living within the Palatine Rural Fire District can apply for an open seat on the Palatine Rural Fire Board. The township board of trustees appoints the position, which has a three-year term beginning May 1.

  • Bonnie Bayser, running for Huntley fire protection

    Bonnie Bayser: Candidate ProfileFeb 1, 2011 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Bonnie Bayser, running for Huntley fire protection

  • James R. Feece: Candidate ProfileFeb 1, 2011 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for James R. Feece, running for Elburn, Countryside fire protection

  • John Bradach: Candidate ProfileFeb 1, 2011 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for John Bradach, running for Algonquin/Lake in the Hills fire protection

  • David Veath: Candidate ProfileFeb 1, 2011 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for David Veath, running for Huntley fire protection

  • Ernest Carlson: Candidate ProfileFeb 1, 2011 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Ernest Carlson, running for Cary fire protection

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