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  • Illinois statehouse incumbents win across board in McHenry County

    Statehouse incumbents representing McHenry County districts took home solid wins Tuesday night based on unofficial results reported by area county cle ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:59 am
  • PHOTOS: McHenry County votes in Election 2014

    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:29 am
  • U.S. House Illinois 14th District: Randy Hultgren tops Dennis Anderson again

    For the second time in two years, incumbent U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, has defeated Democratic challenger Dennis Anderson of Gurnee in the ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:59 am
  • Election: Chemung Township voters overwhelmingly OK road referendum

    HARVARD – Voters in Chemung Township on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a referendum that allows road district officials to borrow $1.25 million and r ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:01 am
  • Election 2014: Bull Valley voters approve referendum for road repairs

    BULL VALLEY – Voters in Bull Valley on Tuesday narrowly approved a referendum that maintains their current property tax bills and helps village offici ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:02 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's race: Republican Bill Prim beats Jim Harrison (with video)

    Republican Bill Prim will be sworn in as the first new McHenry County Sheriff in nearly two decades.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:27 am
  • Election 2014 in Illinois: 2 amendments, advisory issues leading in vote

    CHICAGO — With 90 percent of the vote counted, two proposed constitutional amendments were earning the support of Illinoisans by wide margins Tuesday, ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Election 2014: Illinois voters OK crime victim rights amendment

    CHICAGO — Illinois voters have approved a constitutional amendment affording crime victims more rights during criminal prosecutions.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Illinois governor's race: Pat Quinn aide says votes still need to be counted

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn's spokeswoman says there are outstanding votes in Chicago and Cook County that need to be counted before it's known who will ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:24 am
  • Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka re-elected

    CHICAGO — Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has been re-elected to a second term over Democratic challenger Sheila Simon.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:18 pm
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