LAKE BLUFF — It was a cakewalk for Lake Bluff Caucus-endorsed candidates in the Village Trustee race with incumbent John Josephitis, Bill Meyer and Eric Grenier seizing an easy victory.
Josephitis, elected to his second four-year term as trustee, was the top vote getter with …
SHIELDS TOWNSHIP — Newcomer Cynthia Maloney squeaked out a victory against incumbent Shields Township with Supervisor Gale Strenger Wayne Tuesday.
Maloney of Lake Forest unseated Strenger Wayne of Knollwood, who sought her second term as supervisor, by a slim margin. In the end, Maloney had …
Major leadership changes are ahead on three school boards in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff, as only one incumbent remains after voters chose Tuesday from 17 candidates seeking 12 positions.
Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65, Lake Forest School District 67 and Lake Forest High …
Lake County Clerk’s Office is predicting a county-wide turnout of less than 25 percent, County Clerk Willard Helander said.
It’s Election Day. Voters will be choosing among candidates for village, library, park district, school and township boards, and, in some cases, village leaders and referendums. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Eight candidates for Shields Township, including current Supervisor Gale Strenger Wayne and former Highway Commissioner Dan Rogers, have filed to run as the Unified Shields Party in the April election.
Her office in Highwood has been empty for weeks, yet State Sen. Susan Garrett (D-Lake Forest) has not exactly thrown in the towel.
If money “buys” a vote for a candidate, then ultimately the tens of millions of dollars poured into Illinois congressional races failed to pay off. Outside groups plowed $43 million into the top six U.S. House races in the Land of Lincoln on top of individual campaign spending. However, in the three top Chicago-area congressional races, those who spent the most money — or had the most spent on their behalf — lost.
Who is the Democrat who unseated the Republicans from their 10th Congressional District stronghold of some 30 years? “I’m not different from most of the people in this district,” says Brad Schneider, the 51-year-old businessman from Deerfield who bested freshman U.S. Rep. Bob Dold. “I’m feeling great,” the first-time candidate said. “I’m excited to roll up my sleeves and get to work on the challenges we face.”
Voter turnout was strong in Lake County with many precincts seeing as many as 80 percent of their registered voters casting ballots on Election Day.
In an upset, Democrat Brad Schneider narrowly slipped past U.S. Rep Bob Dold Tuesday, ousting the freshman congressman and giving the 10th District its first Democrat in decades.
Dold conceded just before 11 p.m. He lost by barely 2,400 votes out of more than 200,000 …
“I congratulate Julie Morrison,” Illinois Senate District 29 candidate Dr. Arie Friedman said. “I am looking forward to seeing the patients I’ve scheduled for Friday.”
Deerfield politician Morrison beat the Highland Park pediatrician, in unofficial totals as of 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, with about 54 percent …
Lake County Board District 13 was a tight squeeze, as Democrat Sandra Hart edged out Republican David Barkhausen 53.2 percent to 46.8 percent.
Former federal prosecutor Scott Drury is eager to begin redefining Illinois government with terms like credibility and responsibility and break away from the corruption and political expediency that have been business-as-usual in the past.
A steady and significant number of voters have turned out to polling places in Cook County, but rain this afternoon and evening could hurt voter turnout. Very few voters waited in line Tuesday but crowds were steady until after 9 a.m. when it began to …