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Municipal Election

Martinez tries third attempt at City Council seat

CHICAGO | A vocal activist from the East Side neighborhood on several environmental issues will begin Monday his third attempt at winning a seat in the City Council.

August 25, 2014 1:43 pm
DOUG ROSS: What would Unigov mean for Lake County?

DOUG ROSS: What would Unigov mean for Lake County?

Lake County has more municipalities, libraries, school districts and other units of local government than you can shake a stick at — and don't tell me you haven't been tempted.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am Video Related

Was 2013 the 'nastiest campaign' in Calumet City?

CALUMET CITY | Election day has come and gone, yet the hostilities continue to linger — even though officials are saying it is time for differences to be put aside for the public good.

April 13, 2013 10:00 pm

Cal City aldermanic write-ins not successful

CALUMET CITY | While the Cook County clerk’s office has not yet tabulated the voter results for individual candidates who ran write-in campaigns in Tuesday’s elections, officials were able to say Thursday that neither of the two people who challenged incumbent Calumet City aldermen were successful.

April 11, 2013 7:30 pm

Lansing voters narrowly reject Park District referendum

LANSING | The one-quarter of village voters who turned out in Tuesday’s municipal elections narrowly rejected a referendum that would have permitted a property tax increase for the Lan-Oak Park District.

April 10, 2013 12:54 pm

Lewis loses in Dolton

Dolton village Trustee Riley Rogers, who has been a persistent critic of Village President Ronnie Lewis, was successful in his electoral bid Tuesday to replace him.

April 09, 2013 10:25 pm

Lan-Oak Park District’s tax rate hike referendum going down to the wire

LANSING | Regardless of the final outcome, Lan-Oak Park District Executive Director John Wilson said he was pleased with the way local voters reacted to a referendum asking for a tax rate increase.

April 09, 2013 10:15 pm
Abbott defeats Sciackitano a second time

Abbott defeats Sciackitano a second time

LANSING | Local residents who turned out to vote Tuesday decided to keep Norm Abbott as head of municipal government.

April 09, 2013 10:13 pm Photos

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Incumbents remain in Sauk Village

SAUK VILLAGE | Many village residents had clamored for change. But it appears that the governing body of Sauk Village will remain the same.

April 09, 2013 10:01 pm

Einhorn wins re-election in Crete, embattled D.205 board president also wins

CRETE | In what he described as his most “difficult and draining” campaign. Michael Einhorn won re-election as Crete village president.

April 09, 2013 9:36 pm

Voters come out to cast ballots in Illinois

BERWYN, Ill. | Slow streams of Illinoisans made their way to the polls for local elections.

April 09, 2013 5:44 pm

Supreme Court won’t hear case; Wilson mayoral campaign over

CALUMET CITY | Brian Wilson is officially off today's mayoral ballot.

April 09, 2013 12:00 am

Referendums top village president race in Lansing

LANSING | In most municipal elections, the political battle for mayor or village president is the draw.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am

Wilson taking mayoral fight to Illinois Supreme Court

CALUMET CITY | Mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson said he and his attorneys will make a trip Friday to Springfield to file an appeal with the Illinois Supreme Court that he hopes will restore his name to the ballot for Tuesday’s municipal elections.

April 04, 2013 10:15 pm

Appellate court keeps Wilson off ballot

CHICAGO | Calumet City mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson is trying to figure out his options as an Illinois Appellate Court panel Wednesday upheld a Cook County judge’s decision that removed him from the ballot for Tuesday’s municipal elections.

April 03, 2013 4:15 pm

2 aldermanic 'write-in' candidates may challenge incumbents

CALUMET CITY | When voters here look at their ballots for the April 9 municipal elections, they’re mostly going to see the names of incumbent officials running unopposed.

March 29, 2013 6:35 pm

Trotter backing Abbott for Lansing village president

LANSING | Earlier this year when state Sen. Donne Trotter, D-Chicago, was contemplating a run for Congress to replace Jesse Jackson Jr., one of the local people supporting him was Village President Norm Abbott, who circulated nominating petitions on Trotter's behalf in Lansing.

March 25, 2013 2:26 pm

Wilson attorney asks appellate court to overturn Cal City ballot ruling

CALUMET CITY | An attorney for the mayoral campaign of Brian Wilson filed an appeal Friday to a ruling this week that removed Wilson from the ballot for the April 9 municipal elections.

March 22, 2013 11:43 am

Judge refuses to restore Wilson to April 9 ballot

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge was not sympathetic to the pleas of mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson, ultimately refusing to overturn the decision of Calumet City's Electoral Board that removed him from the April 9 general election ballot.

March 22, 2013 9:00 am

Judge kicks Wilson off April 9 ballot

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Thursday refused to restore the Calumet City mayoral campaign of Brian Wilson to the April 9 municipal election ballot.

March 21, 2013 4:15 pm
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