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Municipal Elections

RICH JAMES: Legislature hasn't delivered on government reform

RICH JAMES: Legislature hasn't delivered on government reform

Former Gov. Mitch Daniels will tell you one of his proudest accomplishments was his appointment of former Gov. Joe Kernan and Chief Justice Randall Shepard to chair the Local Government Study Commission.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am

Burgess, Benson slates remain on Sauk Village ballot

SAUK VILLAGE | An Electoral Board whose members were appointed by the Cook County courts rejected the challenges filed against Sauk Village president candidates Derrick Burgess and Enoch Benson IV and their slates.

January 22, 2013 8:00 pm

Clerks preparing for April 9 municipal elections

Three Thornton residents wish to replace retiring Village President Jack Swan, while in Lynwood, incumbent Village Clerk Roy Valle does not plan to seek re-election and in Crete, Village President Michael Einhorn has three challengers for the April 9 municipal elections.

December 27, 2012 8:30 pm

Cal City’s Electoral Board still has business to complete

CALUMET CITY | The Electoral Board will return to work Friday to consider the ballot status of a mayoral challenger to Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush, along with challenges against Qualkinbush and some of her allies.

December 26, 2012 12:00 am

Attorney for mayoral hopeful expects candidates will be removed from ballot

CALUMET CITY | An attorney representing mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson and his slate of candidates for city clerk, treasurer and seven aldermanic posts said Tuesday he expects the city’s Electoral Board to remove all of them from the Feb. 26 Democratic primary ballot.

December 11, 2012 8:45 pm
Towers campaign announcement causes stir

Towers campaign announcement causes stir

SAUK VILLAGE | The people picketing Monday outside the Sauk Village Municipal Center weren't on strike. Rather, they were hoping to strike down a looming re-election bid by Village President Lewis Towers.

October 29, 2012 4:30 pm Photos


Resident wants to make it a three-way race for Cal City mayor

CALUMET CITY | A man who in 2009 ran for city treasurer aligned with Pam Cap, the police sergeant who challenged Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush in the past two election cycles, said he wants to run for mayor in next year’s municipal elections.

October 07, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: This year, your vote is crucial

EDITORIAL: This year, your vote is crucial

History is full of elections decided by one vote. Today's election could have races like that. More than ever, your vote is important.

November 08, 2011 12:00 am Photos


DOUG ROSS: Even the odds for municipal elections

DOUG ROSS: Even the odds for municipal elections

If you don't live in a city or town, with very few exceptions, you can't vote this year. Go back to sleep -- and dream of the Kernan-Shepard reforms coming true.

October 11, 2011 12:00 am Related

Ogden Dunes Party to slate town candidates at Sunday meeting

OGDEN DUNES | The Ogden Dunes Party will hold a meeting Sunday night to choose a slate of candidates for the November municipal elections.

June 10, 2011 12:00 am

Ballots set for south suburban municipal elections

One incumbent from the Dolton Village Board was defeated in Tuesday's election, while three South Holland Village Board members won.

February 23, 2011 10:45 am

E.C. mayor's campaign cash soars

CROWN POINT | East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland experienced a cloudburst of campaign contributions last year.

January 25, 2011 12:00 am

GOP searches for Chicago toehole

CHICAGO | Despite GOP gains in November's general election, Chicago Republicans aren't too optimistic about the municipal elections. 

November 14, 2010 12:00 am
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