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  • Sanguinetti emphasizes Latina roots at inauguration Jan 12, 2015 4:33 PM
    Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti emphasized her Latina roots after being sworn into office Monday, taking her place as Gov. Bruce Rauner’s No. 2. “As the daughter of immigrant parents, and the first Latina lieutenant governor, I am the living embodiment that anything, absolutely anything is possible,” Sanguinetti said.

  • Wheaton now must fill Evelyn Sanguinetti’s spot on city council Dec 19, 2014 2:51 PM
    The Wheaton City Council will soon pick a resident to fill a seat vacated this week by Evelyn Pacino Sanguinetti, who next month will be sworn in as the state’s lieutenant governor. Sanguinetti’s resignation was effective Monday at the close of a city council meeting. She made it a point during the meeting to thank residents and city staff and council members.

  • Images: Election Night in the suburbs Nov 5, 2014 12:49 AM
    Images of Election Night in the suburbs of Chicago. Voters selected members of Congress, State Senators and Representatives, and county-level leaders .

  • Images: Bruce Rauner Claims Victory in Race for Governor Nov 5, 2014 1:12 AM
    Images of Election Night as Bruce Rauner claimed victory over Pat Quinn in the race for Governor of the State of Illinois.

  • Lt. gov candidates campaign statewide Oct 27, 2014 4:35 PM
    The lieutenant governor candidates are campaigning in different parts of Illinois, with Democrat Paul Vallas pushing for a minimum-wage increase and Republican Evelyn Sanguinetti encouraging early voting.

  • Vernon Hills preparing for Vice President Joe Biden’s visit Wednesday Oct 22, 2014 6:49 PM
    The giggling toddlers and energetic dancers who normally would occupy Vernon Hills’ Sullivan Community Center on Wednesday will make way for a political rally featuring Vice President Joe Biden. Biden is coming to the center on Aspen Drive in the afternoon to stump for some fellow Democrats on the Nov. 4 ballot.

  • Biden coming to Vernon Hills next week to stump for Schneider Oct 15, 2014 2:13 PM
    Vice President Joe Biden will visit Vernon Hills next week to promote early voting and stump for U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider’s re-election bid. Biden will appear at the Sullivan Community Center on Oct. 22 with Schneider and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin.

  • Dold and Schneider to appear at forum Saturday in Grayslake Oct 9, 2014 4:09 PM
    Congressional hopefuls Brad Schneider and Robert Dold will be among the candidates at a political forum Saturday in Grayslake. Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner and the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Paul Vallas, also are scheduled to attend.

  • Libertarian allowed on gubernatorial ballot Aug 22, 2014 8:35 PM
    The Illinois State Board of Elections voted Friday that Libertarian candidates for governor and lieutenant governor can appear on the ballot Nov. 4.

  • Quinn wants apology over ‘cow tipping’ remark Aug 14, 2014 5:17 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn says his Republican challenger’s running mate should apologize for a 2013 comment asking if “cow tipping” was a job requirement in Springfield. The remark came from an email Evelyn Sanguinetti sent to a Department of Human Rights staff attorney asking if there were any job openings.

  • Candidate asked for state job, joked about capital Aug 8, 2014 6:51 PM
    The Republican candidate for Illinois lieutenant governor asked a state official if he knew of any jobs in the agency where he worked and made a joke suggesting the state’s capital city lacks sophistication.

  • Quinn’s running mate calls Rauner’s plan a ‘joke’ Jun 13, 2014 4:28 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate, Paul Vallas, says Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner’s plan to cut spending is a “joke.” The former Chicago Public Schools CEO held a news conference Friday to address Rauner’s proposals.

  • Vallas in Arlington Hts. May 28 May 27, 2014 10:32 AM
    Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Paul Vallas will speak to the Wheeling Township Democrats at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 28 in Arlington Heights.

  • Breen, Sanguinetti likely hanging on to municipal seats — for now Mar 20, 2014 5:56 AM
    Peter Breen, a member of Lombard’s village board, and Evelyn Pacino Sanguinetti, a member of the Wheaton City Council, both will be campaigning over the next eight months for offices in state government, but it appears unlikely either one will abandon their municipal seats in the meantime.

  • GOP lt. governor candidates tackle big issues during debate Mar 7, 2014 1:01 AM
    The only televised debate for the four Republicans seeking the office of Illinois lieutenant governor delved Thursday into the candidates’ diverse backgrounds and the controversies surrounding them and their gubernatorial running mates.

  • Endorsement: Quinn for Democratic nomination for governor Feb 17, 2014 2:41 PM
    The Daily Herald endorses Gov. Pat Quinn for Democratic nomination for Illinois governor.

  • On Republican ballot, Dillard for Illinois governor Feb 15, 2014 4:32 PM
    The Daily Herald endorses Kirk Dillard for the Republican nomination for Illinois governor.

  • Jil Tracy: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:40 PM
    Candidate information for Jil Tracy, running for Lt. Governor

  • Evelyn Sanguinetti: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:40 PM
    Candidate information for Evelyn Sanguinetti, running for Lt. Governor

  • Maria Rodriguez: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:40 PM
    Candidate information for Maria Rodriguez, running for Lt. Governor

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