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  • Who’s running for school board seats in the Northwest suburbs Dec 27, 2014 2:05 AM
    Now that the deadline to file as a school board candidate has passed, here’s a look at the candidates vying for seats in the Northwest suburbs.

  • School candidates’ ballot order lottery on Monday Dec 26, 2014 1:05 PM
    Cook County Clerk David Orr will hold lotteries at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29 to determine ballot order for suburban school board candidates who filed their petitions at the same time.

  • Who’s running for local school boards Dec 26, 2014 10:56 PM
    Who is running for school boards in the Tri-Cities, the Kaneland area and West Aurora District 129

  • Who’s running for school boards Dec 26, 2014 10:55 PM
    Who is running for school boards in the northern Fox Valley

  • U-46 board is hottest school board race in Kane County Dec 23, 2014 7:06 PM
    Two of the largest school districts in Kane County have opposite problems in the spring election: either too many candidates or too few. Elgin Area School District U-46 takes the lead with eleven candidates, including two incumbents vying for four 4-year terms on the school board in the April 7 election. Hampshire-based Community Unit District 300 is one candidate shy with just three candidates for four 2-year seats available.

  • Kane County trustee races heating up, as candidate filing ends Dec 22, 2014 6:20 PM
    A slew of candidates seeking seats on village boards in Kane County dashed to clerks offices Monday on the last day for filing petitions for the April 7 election. Several hotly contested mayoral and trustee races are in the offing, including Elgin, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, Carpentersville, and Hampshire.

  • Races take shape for Arlington Heights board, schools and park district Dec 23, 2014 10:30 AM
    Arlington Heights voters will have contested races next spring for village trustee, school boards in District 214 and District 25, and the Arlington Heights park board.

  • No challengers so far in Elk Grove Village board race Dec 19, 2014 5:36 PM
    So far no challengers have lined up to face the three longest-serving trustees on the Elk Grove Village board. Incumbent Trustees James Petri, Sam Lissner and Nancy Czarnik filed nomination papers this week for re-election.

  • School candidate lottery: Dec 16, 2014 4:55 PM
    Lake County Clerk Carla N. Wyckoff will conduct a public lottery on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 10 a.m. in the main lobby of the Lake County Courthouse and Administrative Complex, 18 North County St., Waukegan.

  • Five candidates vie for three Schaumburg library seats Dec 16, 2014 4:37 PM
    There will be a contested race for the Schaumburg Township District Library board April 7, with five candidates already having filed for three available seats. Filing their nominating papers Monday were incumbents Julie Wroblewski Bosshart and Nick Scipione of Schaumburg and newcomers Theresa “Terry” Seyring and Jillian Bernas of Schaumburg and Lisa Trousdale of Hanover Park.

  • District 211 board President Robertson not seeking re-election Dec 17, 2014 10:04 AM
    [No Paragraph Style]NewsPalatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board President Bill Robertson has announced he won’t seek re-election in the April 7 race. Robertson, who also serves as superintendent of Creston Community Consolidated School District 161 west of DeKalb, said he wanted to dedicate all of his time to that position.

  • Lake County Clerk Carla Wyckoff says first day of filing went smoothly Dec 15, 2014 7:48 PM
    The start of candidate filing for the April 2015 consolidated election was the first big test of new Lake County Clerk Carla Wyckoff’s fledgling political career. Fortunately, Wyckoff said, things couldn’t have gone better Monday.

  • School board filing going smoothly in Cook County Dec 15, 2014 4:56 PM
    School board candidate filing is going surprisingly smoothing Monday morning in Cook County, officials say, even though candidates now must file with the county clerk and not their individual school districts.

  • Fox Valley municipal, school board races spark interest Dec 15, 2014 7:18 PM
    It wasn’t a mad rush, yet a number of candidates vying for seats on village and school boards throughout the Fox Valley turned out Monday for the first day of filing petitions for the April 7 election. Among the municipal races, Huntley’s is already contested with two incumbents and two challengers vying for three, 4-year term seats on the board.

  • Trembley looks forward to serving Palatine for six months Nov 26, 2014 5:30 AM
    Palatine Mayor Jim Schwantz’s nomination to fill in for a departing District 3 village councilman says he hadn’t intended to ever run for political office but would be happy to serve for six months. “It wasn’t something that I had actually thought about or entertained,” said Matt Trembley, who has owned a State Farm insurance office in town since 1985. “But when (Schwantz) approached me about it I thought it would be great to give back in that limited time window.”

  • Barrington gave village board candidate incorrect nominating forms Nov 26, 2014 5:30 AM
    A Barrington village board candidate is accusing village officials of election tampering for providing him with nominating petitions that contained an error. “Messing with the integrity of elections is something you would expect from a third-world dictatorship, not Barrington,” the candidate said.

  • Cook Coounty clerk adds suburban filing locations for school candidates Nov 25, 2014 11:36 AM
    The Cook County Clerk’s office is setting up four locations in the city of Chicago and the suburbs for school board candidates in the April 7 election to submit their nominating petitions when the filing period begins Dec. 15. Under a new state law, school board hopefuls must file for candidacy through their county clerk rather than at their school district’s office.

  • Nominating petitions ready for Wauconda Park District hopefuls Nov 18, 2014 7:31 PM
    Nominating petitions are available for anyone interested in running for three seats on the five-member Wauconda Park District board in the April 7, 2015 election.

  • Three District 214 board members running for re-election Nov 17, 2014 6:10 PM
    All three sitting members of the Northwest Suburban High School District 214 school board who are up for election in April 2015 have said they will run for re-election. Bill Dussling, Alva Kreutzer, and Dan Petro made the announcement in a joint news release.

  • School board candidates must file papers with county, not local districts Nov 13, 2014 6:29 PM
    For the first time, people interested in running for a suburban school board post must filed their candidacy papers with the appropriate county, rather than the local school district office.

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