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Elk Grove Township incumbents all running for re-election
Daily Herald report
Sep 21, 2016 3:56 PM
All of the current elected officials on the Elk Grove Township board plan to run for re-election on a Republican Party slate.
Barrington Township assessor appointed supervisor
By Eric Peterson
May 31, 2016 9:14 PM
At the end of an unusually tumultuous meeting Tuesday night, Barrington Township trustees voted 3-1 to appoint township Assessor Amy Nykaza the successor to recently resigned supervisor Gene Dawson. The meeting was led by senior Trustee Ron Szymanski, who cast the sole vote against Nykaza.
O'Kelly won't quit county post despite township win
By Russell Lissau
Apr 17, 2013 3:09 PM
Veteran Lake County Board member Diana O'Kelly on Wednesday said she won't resign that post once she's sworn in as Fremont Township's supervisor in May. The Mundelein-area Republican said she'll finish her two-year county term and let voters choose her successor. Letting voters elect her successor is "the fairest thing," she said. She promised not to accept a salary for the remainder of her county and forest preserve district board service.
Schaumburg Twp. GOP thanks voters
Apr 15, 2013 5:00 AM
Letter to the editor: The eight township officials elected last Tuesday are grateful to the voters of Schaumburg Township. "We pledge to keep the township portion of your tax bill low, while continuing to operate within a balanced budget that provides needed services to residents," they write.
464 candidates who could run the Northwest suburbs
By Melissa Silverberg
Apr 9, 2013 5:30 AM
What's at stake today in the Northwest suburbs? In all, 464 candidates competing, or not, for 369 seats in local government. "If you are looking at the quality of your life, local elections are more important than state elections and even national elections," said Paul Green, director of the Institute of Politics at Roosevelt University.
Kearns at helm in Grafton
By Lenore T. Adkins
Apr 10, 2013 12:13 AM
Grafton Township elected James Kearns as supervisor and Joseph Holtorf, Robert Wagner, Dan Ziller Jr. and incumbent Betty Zirk as trustees.
Wheeling Township candidates debate taxes, highways in heated campaign
By Melissa Silverberg
Apr 3, 2013 2:05 PM
With a full slate of Democrats and Republicans facing off in Wheeling Township for the first time in years, election season has gotten heated as both sides try to make their ideas heard. Democrats have put out a number of statements with promises ranging from lower taxes to eliminating the highway department if they are elected April 9.
Avon Twp. rival calls residency into question
By Bob Susnjara
Mar 5, 2013 12:02 AM
Avon Township board members are questioning whether a colleague has a primary residence in Chicago and has been improperly receiving more than one homeowner's exemption for property tax purposes. Trustee Douglas Raul Williams was the subject of Monday night's special board session. Supervisor Lisa Rusch, who faces Williams in the April 9 election, raised several questions and voiced concerns at the meeting that Williams did not attend.
Langlotz-Johnson slate pulls off near sweep in Palatine Twp.
By Kimberly Pohl
Feb 26, 2013 11:36 PM
The majority of voters agreed that the Doing Things Better for Palatine Township slate of candidates will do just that. With all 69 precincts reporting, unofficial results in the Republican primary show Sharon Langlotz-Johnson received 52 percent of the vote over two-term Supervisor Linda Fleming. Five of the Doing Things Better group's six candidates also won.
James Kearns: Candidate Profile
Mar 7, 2013 8:28 AM
Candidate information for James Kearns, running for Grafton Township Supervisor (4-year Term)
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