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  • Bartels out as president in East Dundee Apr 9, 2013 11:23 PM
    It’s the end of an era in East Dundee politics. Village President Jerald Bartels lost to Trustee Lael Miller by 19 votes, according to unofficial results.

     
  • Soto wins second term as Bensenville village president Apr 9, 2013 11:32 PM
    Bensenville Village President Frank Soto says he’s been able to change his community for the better over the past four years, and he wants to continue that progress in the next four. Soto was elected to a second term Tuesday, defeating one-time political ally Oronzo Peconio and park board member Rich Johnson. Soto tallied 1,176 votes, with Peconio receiving 789 and Johnson garnering 514, according to unofficial results.

     
  • Political newcomer tapped for W. Dundee mayor Apr 10, 2013 12:13 AM
    Voters picked Christopher Nelson, a newcomer to politics, to lead West Dundee into the future as village president. With all precincts reporting Nelson had 434 votes while Andy Yuscka, a trustee on the village board for 14 years, had 295, according to unofficial tallies.

     
  • Brummel cruises to victory in Warrenville Apr 9, 2013 11:15 PM
    David Brummel won a third term as Warrenville’s mayor, almost doubling the vote total over challenger Michael Hoffmann. “I’m feeling good,” said Brummel, who has served as mayor since 2005. “I get another four years to try to accomplish stuff.”

     
  • Lentz, Abernathy, Kim, Semple win in Mundelein Apr 9, 2013 9:45 PM
    After four years as a Mundelein trustee, Steve Lentz will move to the mayor’s chair. Lentz defeated rivals Wally Frasier and Robin Meier on Tuesday for the post. Dawn Abernathy, Holly Kim and Ray Semple won trustee seats.

     
  • Change of guard for mayor in Round Lake Apr 9, 2013 9:49 PM
    Newcomer Dan MacGillis toppled incumbent Round Lake Mayor Jim Dietz and his Citizens First slate swept three trustee seats and the clerk's position in a campaign that featured switched allegiances.

     
  • Weihofen returns as Lakemoor mayor; Lonigro, Aguilar, McIntyre, win as trustees Apr 9, 2013 11:25 PM
    Ryan “Todd” Weihofen gets four more years on the Lakemoor village board, according to unofficial results Tuesday. With combined ballots from Lake County and McHenry County precincts, Weihofen garnered 323 votes to outdistance political newcomer Tina Asmus with 74 votes. In the race for three trustee seats incumbent Phil Lonigro, newcomer Alexis Aguilar and incumbent Colin McIntyre were elected.

     
  • Trustee to become Lake in the Hills mayor Apr 9, 2013 11:49 PM
    Lake in the Hills Trustee Paul Mulcahy will give up his seat to become the next mayor. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Mulcahy had 862 votes to challenger Bill Dustin’s 398, according to unofficial results. In the race for three trustee seats, incumbents Stephen Harlfinger, Robert Huckins and Denise Barreto breezed to re-election.

     
  • Bullwinkel rolls to easy victory in Villa Park Apr 9, 2013 11:12 PM
    Villa Park Trustee Deborah Bullwinkel defeated the village’s former police chief to become the next village president, according to unofficial results from Tuesday’s election. Bullwinkel received 2,421 votes Tuesday, while opponent John Heidelmeier received 755.

     
  • Lucassen wins Round Lake Park mayor seat Apr 9, 2013 11:16 PM
    Linda M. Lucassen defeated challenger Kathleen B. Pender for Round Lake Park mayor, unofficial election results show. Robert P. Cerretti, Donna G. Wagner and Raeann McCarty-Robles won village trustee seats.

     
  • Roth wins another term in Streamwood Apr 9, 2013 10:59 PM
    Streamwood Village President Billie Roth claimed victory over longtime Trustee Jim Cecille in her re-election bid Tuesday night. Incumbent trustees Michael Baumer, William Carlson and William Harper also appeared win re-election, beating challenger Khaja Moinuddin, a member of the village’s zoning board of appeals. “I’m very grateful to the people of Streamwood,” Roth said. “I think people are very happy with the way the village is being run.”

     
  • Loffredo, incumbents return in Lake Villa Apr 9, 2013 11:20 PM
    Voters in Lake Villa on Tuesday gave the current village leadership another four years, electing incumbents for mayor and three trustee spots. With all nine precincts reporting, unofficial totals showed longtime incumbent Mayor Frank Loffredo easily defeating challenger Mona Mustafa 584 to 238 votes.

     
  • Giagnorio claims village president seat in Lombard Apr 10, 2013 12:15 AM
    Lombard voters have chosen their new village president: a sitting trustee, former park board member and local pizza shop owner, Keith Giagnorio. Giagnorio tallied 3,733 votes in unofficial results from Tuesday’s election, defeating opposing candidates John Lotus Novak and Moon Khan, who received 2,984 and 929 votes respectively.

     
  • Spande victorious in Winfield Apr 10, 2013 2:54 PM
    Erik Spande will be making the transition from Winfield trustee to village president. He captured about 57 percent of the vote, defeating newcomer Rob Hanlon in a race that will change which political faction controls the village board. Spande said he and his running mates were successful at the polls because residents are unhappy with the behavior of the existing village board.

     
  • Rogina coasts to win in St. Charles mayoral contest Apr 9, 2013 11:53 PM
    The race for St. Charles mayor had one repeated theme: building the city’s tax base and realizing a vision of a future rooted in growth. Alderman Ray Rogina proved to be the candidate with the vision voters believed in the most. “I think the current businesses in town know that I’ll be a shepherd,” Rogina said. “I’ll be out there asking them what are we doing well for the city and what can we improve."

     
  • Burns wins fourth term in Geneva Apr 9, 2013 11:48 PM
    Saying he was looking forward to continuing the work he started, Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns handily won a fourth term Tuesday against challenger Bob McQuillan. “I’m very honored that the electorate took the time to examine the issues beyond just campaign slogans, rhetoric, etc.,” Burns said.

     
  • Jackson re-elected in Glendale Heights Apr 9, 2013 10:57 PM
    Linda Jackson, longest-serving village president in Glendale Heights history, vows to keep working to improve the village’s business climate during her next term at the helm. First elected in 2001, she held off two challengers Tuesday. “We’re going to keep working with the businesses, trying to bring in new development, communicate with the residents, and do the same things we have been doing,” Jackson said.

     
  • Argiris wins in Wheeling Apr 10, 2013 12:15 AM
    Wheeling elected a new village president Tuesday, choosing Dean Argiris over the incumbent Judy Abruscato and Patrick Horcher, a former member of the village board. With all precincts reporting unofficial results, Argiris had 1,050 votes, Horcher 778 votes and Abruscato 676.

     
  • Coladipietro unseats Iden in Bloomindgale Apr 10, 2013 12:16 AM
    Former state Rep. Franco Coladipietro on Tuesday unseated 20-year incumbent Bob Iden in the race for Bloomingdale village president. “It’s humbling to have the vote of the people to lead the village,” Coladipietro said. Coladipietro, who retired from the state House last year, captured 1,584 votes to Iden’s 1,410, according to unofficial results.

     
  • Pineda is West Chicago’s first elected Hispanic mayor Apr 9, 2013 10:27 PM
    Ruben Pineda appears on his way to becoming West Chicago’s first elected Hispanic mayor. With 46 percent of the precincts unofficially reporting, Pineda, a former 14-year alderman, has a sizable lead over opponents Nicholas Dzierzanowski and Wayne Woodward with 543 votes to Dzierzanowski’s 267 and Woodward’s 124.

     
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