A summary of Daily Herald endorsements
On Tuesday, voters will go to the polls for the 2014 General Election to select officials for county, legislative, congressional and statewide constitutional offices.
Here is a summary of the Daily Herald's recommendations in contested races in the suburban region.
Interested in reviewing our reasoning? On Monday's Opinion page, we will reprint our endorsement editorials in the races for governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House, and you can find all our endorsements online at dailyherald.com/news/politics/election/endorsements.
Also listed below are recommendations regarding judicial candidates by four major state and regional bar associations.
If you wish, you may print out these recommendations and take them into the polls with you for reference. You also are permitted to view them on a smart phone or electronic device as long as you do not try to use the device to take pictures of your ballot.
Judy Baar Topinka
Secretary of State
Christine Jennifer Winger
Charles "Chuck" Bartels
John E. Zaruba
Lauren "Laurie" Nowak
Forest District 1
Forest District 6
Shannon M. Burns
Kurt Robert Kojzarek
Margaret "Maggie" Auger
K. Bergan Schmidt
Crime victims' rights amendment: No
Voter discrimination amendment: No
Electrical aggregation, Maine Township, Des Plaines: Yes
Reduce Inverness park board: Yes
Palatine fire district tax increase: Yes
Home rule in Lake Zurich, Barrington: Yes
End election of Prospect Heights clerk, treasurer: Yes
Expand Wauconda community center: Yes
Grayslake fire district tax: Yes
Restructure District 116 debt: Yes
Antioch ambulance service: Yes
Butterfield park site: Yes
Glen Ellyn pool: Yes
Villa Park roads: Yes
Sleepy Hollow tax increase: No