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Consolidated Election 2015 results

in April 7, 2015/Elburn/Kaneland/Sugar Grove by

The public has spoken. The 2015 Consolidated Election featured contested races for Kaneland School Board, Elburn and Kaneville village boards, Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District and Waubonsee Community College Board. Election Day Tuesday produced some surprises, a few landslides and, ultimately, new trustee faces for Kaneland, Elburn and Kaneville. Blackberry Township Road District Limiting…

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Election: April 7 Kaneland School Board ballot change

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KANELAND—There has been a slight change to the order the candidates for the Kaneland School Board will appear from Voter Infotmation Guide that was included in the Elburn Herald’s March 12 edition. The ballot printed in the Voter Information Guide was a sample ballot, and a new ballot will sort the candidates by township rather…

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Election: Kaneland School Board

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Eight candidates will vie for four open Kaneland School Board trustee seats on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. Jerry Elliott Jerry Elliott is one of four non-incumbent candidates seeking a seat on the Kaneland School Board on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. Elliott believes his business experience provides insight into school business transactions…

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Election: Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees

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Four candidates on April 7 will vie for two seats on the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees. Emmett Bonfield When it comes to defining the role of trustee, Waubonsee Community College (WCC) Board candidate Emmett Bonfield keeps it short and to the point. “(It’s about) caring for and improving a very important asset to…

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Election: Elburn Village Board

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Four trustees will compete for three open Elburn Village Board seats on the Tuesday, April 7, Consolidated Election ballot. William Grabarek William Grabarek sees the role of board trustee as someone who holds a fiduciary duty to residents. As a fiduciary, one must exercise the highest degree of care in fulfilling their responsibility to residents.…

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Election: Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District trustee

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Two candidates on April 7 will vie for a trustee seat with the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District. Thomas Reynolds Thomas Reynolds defines a fire district as governed by fire trustees who are voted into office by the voters living within the district boundaries. “The fire district is a government body created to provide…

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Election: Kaneville Village Board trustee

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Five candidates will compete for three open seats on the Kaneville Village Board Tuesday, April 7. Paul Ross Kaneville Village Board trustee Paul Ross will seek re-election on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot, having served on the board since 2006. Ross views the role of village trustee as one that works to complement the…

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Sugar Grove Meet the Candidates Night March 12

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Public asked to submit questions for candidates SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove’s Meet the Candidates Night will take place Thursday, March 12, in the meeting room of the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 S. Municipal Drive, Sugar Grove. Doors will open at 6 p.m.; the event will begin at 6:30 p.m. The event will be presented by…

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Election: 50th District State Representative

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Candidates Keith Wheeler (Republican) and Valerie Burd (Democrat) on Nov. 4 will vie for the seat of 50th District State Representative Keith Wheeler Keith Wheeler sees the role of 50th District Representative as the people’s representation in the General Assembly in Springfield. “While the General Assembly is seen primarily in its role of making laws,…

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Kostelny to not proceed with re-count procedure

in March 18, 2014 by

KANE COUNTY—John Countryman, the attorney for Judge Marmarie Kostelny, recently announced that Kostelny has decided not to proceed further with the re-count procedures in a race to win a Kane County circuit judgeship in sub-circuit No. 3. Countryman said that Illinois law provides for a discovery recount of 25 percent of the precincts in an…

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Election: U.S. Senate

in March 18, 2014 by

Two candidates on March 18 will battle it out for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois. Jim Oberweis Sugar Grove native Jim Oberweis defines the position of U.S. Senator as one with equally important roles: protecting the security of our nation, and helping to create an economic environment under which entrepreneurs and business…

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SG Library seeks limiting rate increase

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SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library hopes to increase its limiting rate an additional $2.14 per month, or $25 more per year (for a home valued at $100,000), through a referendum on the March 18 ballot. The library needs additional funds to maintain the facility and grounds, support a number of current programs, departments and…

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Energy savings program for unincorporated Kane residents

in March 18, 2014 by

KANE COUNTY—The Department of Environmental & Water Resources is looking to pass an electric aggregation referendum that would reduce the cost of electric bills for residents of unincorporated Kane County. In an effort to create awareness about the referendum, Kane County sent out 16,000 letters to residents of unincorporated Kane County to let them know…

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Election: 50th District Representative

in March 18, 2014 by

Four candidates on March 18 will compete for the 50th District Representative Republican nomination. Julie Cosimo Julie Cosimo defines the role of the 50th District Representative as serving the constituents of its district on a full-time basis, in addition to introducing bills and resolutions and serving on committees. “A representative in any district should be…

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Election: Kane County Board District 5

in March 18, 2014 by

The race for the Kane County Board District 5 Republican nomination in the March 18 General Primary Election will come down to incumbent Melisa Taylor and challenger Bill Lenert Bill Lenert Bill Lenert believes Kane County Board members are entrusted with the responsibility of protecting the interests and desires of the residents of Kane County.…

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Mallard Point still an issue of contention for Geary

in April 9, 2013/Sugar Grove by

SUGAR GROVE—Long-simmering tensions between Village President Sean Michels and his challenger, trustee Kevin Geary, spilled into public view just weeks prior to the April 9 election for Village President.

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