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Local Election News

  • Grafton Township trustee, businessman face off in primary election for supervisor

    The two candidates vying for Grafton Township supervisor both hope to keep the township moving forward from problems in its past.
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Nunda Township primary features 3-way contest for supervisor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A three-way battle for supervisor is just one of the many contested races leading up to the Nunda Township Republican primary on Tuesda ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Contested races make Algonquin Township GOP primary a bellwether

    The retirement of the supervisor and an effort to end a family’s half-century hold on the highway commissioner’s office makes the Algonquin Township R ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Early voting ongoing leading up to Algonquin, Grafton, Nunda township primaries

    Republican voters in Algonquin, Nunda and Grafton townships can vote early right up to their Feb. 28 primaries.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based High School District 155 candidates talk finances, career readiness at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Property taxes and career readiness were two hot topics among school board candidates at a forum this week.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Crystal Lake City Council candidates address voters at first of forum series

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Budget concerns and economic development topped concerns with Crystal Lake City Council candidates at a forum Thursday.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:04 am
  • Forum for School District 155, Crystal Lake City Council candidates set for Thursday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Voters will have a chance Thursday to hear from candidates for the Crystal Lake City Council and the Community High School District 155 ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:17 pm
  • McHenry County lawmakers make push to abolish local election boards

    Several McHenry County lawmakers want to take away most local governments’ power to hear objections to election petitions.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • League of Women Voters announces forums for McHenry County races

    The League of Women Voters of McHenry County will hold candidate forums through February and March for seven local races in the April 4 election.
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • State Rep. David McSweeney blasts robocall using his name in attacking political ally

    A state representative mentioned in a robocall attacking Algonquin Township highway commissioner candidate Andrew Gasser is angrily denying he has any ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 12:27 am
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