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  • Write-in Serwatka poised for victory on Lakewood Village Board

    LAKEWOOD – Write-in candidate Paul Serwatka almost certainly upset an incumbent on the Village Board, riding a wave of concern and discontent over pla ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Johnsburg School District 12: Newcomers win seats; incumbents 1 vote apart

    JOHNSBURG – Two newcomers appear poised to take seats on the District 12 School Board, with one vote as of late Tuesday evening separating two incumbe ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • McHenry City Council races: Ward 2 a dead heat while Ward 4 loses incumbent

    McHENRY – The McHenry City Council will have at least one new member and could have a second as 18-year council veteran Andy Glab found himself in a d ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • McHenry High School District 156 brings back 2 incumbents, welcomes real estate agent

    McHENRY – McHenry High School District 156 school board president Steve Bellmore will return with fellow incumbent Tim Byers while newcomer Dawn Breme ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • One incumbent loses Harvard City Council seat

    HARVARD – Voters in three of the city’s four aldermanic wards tentatively elected two newcomers and tossed out one incumbent Tuesday evening, but only ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley wins re-election, unofficial results say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Longtime Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley is set for another four years, according to unofficial election results.
    April 8, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Crystal Lake-based District 155 race: 3 newcomers to join school board (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three newcomers will join the Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 Board, according to the unofficial election result ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Woodstock City Council: Incumbents, bar owner win races (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock business owner edged out another first-time candidate late Tuesday night for the final spot on the City Council, as two incumb ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Jesus "Chuy" Garcia thanks supporters after losing race for Chicago mayor

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia says his was a hard-fought campaign for Chicago mayor that earned the support of thousands ...
    April 7, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wins 2nd term in runoff victory

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won a second term Tuesday in a runoff election that hinged on serious financial challenges facing the nation's th ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:50 am
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