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  • Des Plaines aldermen Robinson, Sayad, Charewicz file for re-election Dec 15, 2014 12:40 PM
    At least three incumbent Des Plaines aldermen will try to hold onto their seats in the upcoming spring election. On the first day candidates were allowed to file their nomination papers at the city clerk’s office, 2nd Ward Alderman Jack Robinson, 4th Ward Alderman Dick Sayad and 8th Ward Alderman Mike Charewicz were among the first to file.

  • Des Plaines outlines succession plan following alderman’s death Aug 20, 2014 7:59 PM
    Des Plaines leaders Wednesday outlined the succession plan following the unexpected death of 29-year-old Alderman Joanna Sojka. Mayor Matt Bogusz will make an appointment of someone from the ward to fill Sojka’s 7th Ward seat. The appointment is subject to city council approval.

  • It’s official: Des Plaines write-in candidates fall short Apr 25, 2013 3:57 PM
    Two Des Plaines write-in candidates vying to represent the city's 5th and 7th wards didn't garner enough votes on April 9 to steal the election.

  • Des Plaines mayor-elect youngest in Northwest suburbs Apr 9, 2013 11:54 PM
    Des Plaines will have the youngest mayor in the Northwest suburbs with Tuesday's election of 26-year-old Matt Bogusz. “This race isn’t about age,” said Bogusz, who handily beat former mayor Tony Arredia, 75. “It was about the politics of the past and the progress that people want to make.”

  • Veteran aldermen lose Batavia council races Apr 9, 2013 11:31 PM
    The Batavia City Council lost its most experienced alderman Tuesday night, with the defeat of 32-year alderman Eldon Frydendall, 4th Ward Alderman Jim Volk and 6th Ward Alderman Robert Liva. The losses mean almost half the city council will be freshmen, as incumbents in wards 2, 3 and 7 did not seek re-election. In the 7th Ward, where nobody was on the ballot, write-in candidate Drew McFadden won a spot on the council with two write-in votes.

  • Des Plaines 7th Ward hopefuls have varying priorites Mar 23, 2013 8:00 AM
    The three Des Plaines 7th Ward hopefuls have different priorities, if elected, with one candidate calling for more transparency in city government, another wanting to attract new businesses, and the third focused on cleaning up corruption within the city's police force. John Malloy, 55, Joanna Sojka, and former Des Plaines police chief Joseph Kozenczak, 69, who is running as a write-in candidate, are vying for the seat.

  • John Banas: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:32 PM
    Candidate information for John Banas, running for West Chicago City Council Ward 7 (4-year Term)

  • Joanna Sojka: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:31 PM
    Candidate information for Joanna Sojka, running for Des Plaines City Council Ward 7 (4-year Term)

  • John Malloy: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:31 PM
    Candidate information for John Malloy, running for Des Plaines City Council Ward 7 (4-year Term)

  • Schekete Hart-Burns: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:29 PM
    Candidate information for Schekete Hart-Burns, running for Aurora City Council Ward 7 (4-year Term)

  • Pat Purcell: Candidate Profile Mar 3, 2013 4:01 PM
    Candidate information for Pat Purcell, running for Batavia City Council Ward 7 (4-year Term)

  • Drew McFadden: Candidate Profile Mar 3, 2013 4:05 PM
    Candidate information for Drew McFadden, running for Batavia City Council Ward 7 (4-year Term)

  • Steve Holland: Candidate Profile Mar 3, 2013 4:06 PM
    Candidate information for Steve Holland, running for Batavia City Council Ward 7 (4-year Term)

  • Rooney ready to take over in Rolling Meadows Apr 6, 2011 2:46 AM
    Tom Rooney won the Rolling Meadows race easily Tuesday, and he said one of his first pieces of business after taking over in May is to make changes in how city council meetings are run.

  • Alderman Fuesting re-elected in West Chicago Ward 7 Apr 5, 2011 11:29 PM
    Incumbent Alderman Matt Fuesting easily won re-election Tuesday in West Chicago’s Ward 7. With all 6 precincts reporting, Fuesting has 236 votes, according to unofficial results. Political newcomer Graig Neville has 106 votes.

  • Rolling Meadows council candidates tout their agendas Mar 31, 2011 11:53 PM
    Candidates vying for three seats on the Rolling Meadows City Council made their case at a forum Thursday night for why they should get the vote in Tuesday’s election.

  • John D’Astice puts support behind Jim Larsen Mar 29, 2011 10:38 AM
    Rolling Meadows 6th Ward Alderman John D'Astice endorses fellow alderman Jim Larsen for re-election in the 7th Ward.

  • Rolling Meadows candidates forum Thursday Mar 28, 2011 7:49 AM
    The League of Women Voters of the Palatine Area and the Rolling Meadows Library are cohosting a forum Thursday for Rolling Meadows mayoral candidates and wards 3, 5 and 7 candidates running for the April 5th election.

  • David Brown: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2011 4:02 PM
    Candidate information for David Brown, running for Batavia Alderman

  • Rudolf Balek: Candidate Profile Feb 24, 2011 3:55 PM
    Candidate information for Rudolf Balek, running for Rolling Meadows Alderman, Ward 7

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