Local Election News

  • Illinois primary: Candidates hold leads in updated McHenry County vote totals

    Several Republican candidates in close Tuesday primary races are holding their leads with the counting of vote-by-mail and early-voting paper ballots ...
    March 18, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Illinois Sen. Dan Duffy to step down early to lead nonprofit

    State Sen. Dan Duffy will step down next month to lead a national advocacy group fighting child abuse and neglect, possibly paving the way for the win ...
    March 18, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 17; Obama's Supreme Court pick to meet senators

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 17, 2016 - 6:19 am
  • DOCUMENT: Unofficial McHenry County election results from 2016 Illinois primary

    Unofficial election results from 2016 Illinois primary in McHenry County. ...
    March 16, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Dan McConchie leads close 26th Illinois Senate race, not declaring victory yet

    Though he was leading a tight three-way race in the 26th Illinois Senate District Republican primary, Dan McConchie was not ready to declare victory o ...
    March 16, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • At least 2 McHenry County Board incumbents lose seats in primary

    At least two incumbents – Anna May Miller of Cary and Sue Draffkorn of Wonder Lake – lost their seats in the McHenry County Board race, according to u ...
    March 16, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Joe Tirio still leads McHenry County recorder race

    Republican Joe Tirio has held his lead for McHenry County recorder as of Wednesday when all but the by-mail and extended voting period votes were in.
    March 16, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • McHenry County primary election: 'Worst-managed' in decades or isolated problems?

    One of the biggest stories to come out of Tuesday’s election in McHenry County was the systemic problems with the voting process. The cascade of issue ...
    March 17, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Johnsburg sales tax passes with 57 percent of 'yes' votes

    JOHNSBURG — With only mail-in and late provisional ballots remaining, 57 percent of voters in Johnsburg said "yes" to a sales tax incresae.
    March 16, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire District property tax referendum rejected

    The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire District will have to go without a boost in tax revenue after a referendum to add a 0.1 percent emergency and res ...
    March 16, 2016 - 12:50 pm
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