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  • Marmarie Kostelny, left, and D.J. Tegeler, right, are separated by 7 votes in the race for a Kane County Circuit Court judge seat.

    7-vote cliffhanger in Kane Co. judge raceApr 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Geneva defense attorney held a 7-vote lead Tuesday after all absentee and other votes were counted in a race for the Republican nomination for a Circuit Judge's seat in Kane County. D.J. Tegeler tallied 6,220 votes to 6,213 for Associate Judge Marmarie Kostelny, who has five days from April 8, when the results are canvassed, to ask for an exploratory recount. The winner will represent the GOP in the November election; no Democrat has filed so far.

     
  • Marmarie Kostelny, left, and DJ Tegeler, right, are separated by 10 votes in the GOP primary race for Kane County 16th Circuit Judge.

    Kane judge race ‘not over’ as absentee ballots come inMar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    A close race for a 16th Judicial Circuit judge seat has become even closer absentee and other ballots have arrived in Kane County. Geneva attorney D.J. Tegeler's 26-vote lead has shrunk to 10 over Judge Marmarie Kostelny for the GOP nomination. Neither side has conceded as a possible 45 ballots must be counted by April 1. "This is a great civics lesson if nothing else," Tegeler said. "Do you say every vote counts? No kidding."

     
  • Kleeman jumps to early lead in 18th Judicial CircuitMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    DuPage County Circuit Judge Bob Kleeman appears likely to retain the seat he was appointed to last year.

     
  • James Hallock

    Hallock, Tegeler score GOP judge nods in Kane CountyMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    A longtime judge and a Geneva defense attorney have earned GOP nominations for a pair of circuit judge seats in Kane County.

     
  • Patricia Fix

    Lake County prosecutor placed on leave amid allegationsNov 1, 2012 12:00 AM
    A Lake County judicial candidate has been placed on unpaid leave from her job as a supervisor with the Lake County state's attorney's office amid allegations she stole campaign signs from a Republican group opposing her, officials said Thursday. Patricia Fix, a Democrat and the state's attorney's felony trial division chief, said she will "vigorously" defend herself against what she called "baseless allegations."

     
  • Dalton brings honor to the bench Oct 27, 2012 12:00 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: I want to know that the person elected to be judge is trustworthy and will follow the law. I've known John Dalton for many years now and have always found him to be fair and treat others with the respect they deserve. Already a trustee at Elgin Community College, becoming a judge is his opportunity to give back even more to a community that he feels has given a tremendous amount to him.

     
  • Lake County bar rates judicial candidates Oct 25, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Lake County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association release findings on candidates running to fill judicial vacancies and for retention in Lake County.

     
  • Judge ratings make daunting task easier for voters Oct 22, 2012 12:00 AM
    Numerous bar associations screen candidates for judge or judges who are running for retention, making it easier for voters in Cook County to navigate what can be a long and daunting list on the Nov. 6 ballot. Here are some of the judicial ratings.

     
  • Judge Walters has instinct, humanity Oct 10, 2012 12:00 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: I have know Judge John Walters for more than 10 years and in that time uncovered more and more of his character, mainly through discussions of justice and compassion in a troubled world. His understanding of the complexities that underscore each case brought before him. His willingness to dit into that, aid him in reaching the best solution for the person accused, as well as their family and the community.

     
  • Suburban bar associations release judicial recommendations Oct 8, 2012 12:00 AM
    Several suburban bar associations release their recommendations for candidates running in Cook County for judicial election and retention.

     
  • Endorsement: Theis over Riley for Illinois Supreme Court justiceOct 8, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Mary Jane Theis for Illinois Supreme Court justice over Judge James G. Riley. If elected, she would continue in the seat she has held since her appointment two years ago to fill the unexpired term of Thomas Fitzgerald.

     
  • Maureen Connors, running for Appellate Court 1st District (Theis)

    Maureen Connors: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Maureen Connors, running for Appellate Court 1st District (Theis)

     
  • Mathias Delort, running for Appellate Court 1st District (Cahill)

    Mathias Delort: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Mathias Delort, running for Appellate Court 1st District (Cahill)

     
  • Terrence Lavin: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Terrence Lavin, running for Appellate Court 1st District (Tully)

     
  • Nathaniel Howse, running for Appellate Court 1st District (Coleman)

    Nathaniel Howse: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Nathaniel Howse, running for Appellate Court 1st District (Coleman)

     
  • Joe Birkett, running for Appellate Court 2nd District (O'Malley)

    Joe Birkett: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Joe Birkett, running for Appellate Court 2nd District (O'Malley)

     
  • Jesse Reyes, running for Appellate Court 1st District (O'Brien)

    Jesse Reyes: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Jesse Reyes, running for Appellate Court 1st District (O'Brien)

     
  • James Riley: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for James Riley, running for Supreme Court 1st District (Fitzgerald)

     
  • Martin Kelley, running for Cook Circuit, 13th Subcircuit (Seat A)

    Martin Kelley: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Martin Kelley, running for Cook Circuit, 13th Subcircuit (Seat A)

     
  • Scott Neville: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Scott Neville, running for Appellate Court 1st District (Gallagher)

     
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