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  • Candidate, referendum forums in Batavia, Geneva, Sugar Grove Mar 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Where can you ask questions of candidates seeking local school and city posts? Besides candidates' personal events, there are several forums coming up.

     
  • Hanover Township candidates forum March 11 Feb 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidates for Streamwood village president, Streamwood trustee and Hanover Township trustee will appear at a public forum from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 11 at the Poplar Creek Public Library, 1405 S. Park Blvd. in Streamwood.

     
  • Wayne D. Blake: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Profile for Wayne D. Blake, candidate for Fox Waterway Agency chariman

     
  • Michael W. Shields : Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Profile for Michael W. Shields, candidate for Fox Waterway Agency Lake director

     
  • Charles E. Haling: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Profile for Charles E. Haling, candidate for Fox Waterway Agency Lake director

     
  • Michael W. Shields : Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Profile for Michael W. Shields, candidate for Fox Waterway Agency Lake director

     
  • Kaneland write-in candidate couldn’t serve if elected Feb 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    A write-in candidate for the Kaneland school board would not be eligible to serve if elected because of residency restrictions, according to the state.

     
  • 17 file write-in candidacies in Kane County Feb 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    Seventeen people have filed to run as write-in candidates in Kane County for the April 9 consolidated elections. Two more people have joined the Batavia 7th Ward race as write-in candidates, and another person has joined the Geneva Township clerk race.

     
  • Jay Moffat of Geneva is a candidate for Geneva Library board and the Geneva parks board.

    Geneva candidate says he has time, interest, skills for two boards Feb 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    Why does Jay Moffat of Geneva want to be on two local government boards? Well, really, he wanted to be on four. It's not about power, he said; it is about a desire to serve the community.

     
  • Perennial candidate James Creighton Mitchell Jr., of Lindenhurst, had filed to run for seats on four local government boards in the April 9 election. His named was removed from three of those races Wednesday because of a conflict of interest, officials ruled.

    Lake County candidate knocked off three ballotsJan 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    James Creighton Mitchell Jr., a perennial Republican candidate from Lindenhurst who had intended to run for seats on four government boards in April, can't do so because of potential conflicts of interest, officials have ruled. He will remain on the ballot for the Lake Villa Public Library District board. “I'm disappointed that this was an oversight on my part,” he said.

     
  • Current trustees are sole applicants for Fox River fire board election Jan 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    Five people have filed for election to the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District, in its first election this spring. All five are already serving as appointed trustees. Thursday was the deadline to file nominating papers.

     
  • Important info for candidates Jan 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald candidate questionnaires have gone out via email. If you’re running in the April 9 election and didn’t receive one — or if you’re having trouble with the email — please contact us as soon as possible at electionhelp@dailyherald.com or at (847) 427-4442.

     
  • Write-in candidate files for Sugar Grove Library race Jan 23, 2013 12:00 AM
    Pat Graceffa has filed to run as a write-in candidate for a six-year term on the Sugar Grove Library. Earlier this month, her petition to be on the ballot was rejected, as it was missing a key part.

     
  • Arlington park board candidate faces objection Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    An 18-year-old Buffalo Grove High School student is facing an objection to his candidacy for the Arlington Heights Park District board by opponents questioning the validity of signatures on his nominating petition.

     
  • The race for a 6-year term on the Sugar Grove Library board could have been contested, but one candidate’s petition packet was disqualified.

    Rejected Sugar Grove Library candidate considers recourse Jan 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Sugar Grove Library board election would have been contested, had the petition packet of one hopeful not been disqualified as being incomplete. Library supporter and library board critic Pat Graceffa turned in a petition packet Dec. 26, seeking the office. When library director Carol Dolin opened the envelope later, after the filing deadline had passed, she discovered it did not contain a “Statement of Candidacy” form.

     
  • Lake Park residents will vote on pool in April Jan 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    Amid applause from a group called People for a Pool, the Lake Park High School board of education passed two measures Tuesday in Roselle that will ask voters whether to raise taxes to build and maintain a pool at the East Campus. “The board is committed to a balanced budget,” said Superintendent Lynne Panega. “It's unfortunate we don't have the finances in-house. So we hare going to have to look to our taxpayers to weigh in on this.”

     
  • Nazneen Hashmi

    Suburban elections see rise in Muslim candidates Jan 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    More Muslim candidates are running for elected office in the suburbs and a group called Project Mobilize is helping with training, networking, fundraising and resources to reach target demographics. "We wanted to be the vehicle to help those individuals gain leadership skills," group co-founder Reema Ahmad said. Running for office "gives friends and neighbors, and the public an opportunity to see American Muslims in the community in a light that they wouldn't otherwise be seen in from the media," said Junaid Afeef, who is running for Hoffman Estates Park Board.

     
  • Nazneen Hashmi

    Suburban elections see rise in Muslim candidates Jan 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    More Muslim candidates are running for elected office in the suburbs and a group called Project Mobilize is helping with training, networking, fundraising and resources to reach target demographics. "We wanted to be the vehicle to help those individuals gain leadership skills," group co-founder Reema Ahmad said. Running for office "gives friends and neighbors, and the public an opportunity to see American Muslims in the community in a light that they wouldn't otherwise be seen in from the media," said Junaid Afeef, who is running for Hoffman Estates Park Board.

     
  • Who’s running for Batavia, Geneva library seats? Dec 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    Who wants to keep the libraries stocked and open? The 13 people running for the Geneva and Batavia library district boards.

     
  • Candidates line up for DuPage school boards facing contentious issuesDec 28, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidates seeking school board seats in the April 9 DuPage County election will face issues ranging from budget deficits to overcrowded buildings to teacher contracts to curriculum questions. As daunting as it seems, relatively large numbers of candidates have filed to pursue seats on several area school boards.

     
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