NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Northfield Township Supervisor Jill Brickman retained her position in Tuesday’s election. The hard fought race was crowded with candidates, pitting township Democrats against Republicans.
Lake County Clerk’s Office is predicting a county-wide turnout of less than 25 percent, County Clerk Willard Helander said.
It’s Election Day. Voters will be choosing among candidates for village, library, park district, school and township boards, and, in some cases, village leaders and referendums. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Millionaire venture capitalist Bruce Rauner moved a step closer toward running for governor by announcing he is forming an exploratory campaign committee and embarking on a 60-day “listening tour” across the state.
HIGHLAND PARK — Township High School District 113 will ask voters in April to authorize $89 million in bonds to finance the most urgent facility improvements detailed in the district’s new master plan for Highland Park and Deerfield high schools.
The School Board of Township High School District 113 is poised to approve an $89-million bond question for the April ballot to finance the most urgent facilities improvements detailed in the district’s new master plan.
DEERFIELD — Village President Harriet Rosenthal will run unopposed for a second term as Deerfield’s top elected position.
DEERFIELD — Deerfield Public School District 109 and the Deerfield Public Library will both have contested elections on April 9.
When the filing deadline passed at 5 p.m. Dec. 26, five candidates had submitted nominating papers for four open seats on the District 109 School …
If money “buys” a vote for a candidate, then ultimately the tens of millions of dollars poured into Illinois congressional races failed to pay off. Outside groups plowed $43 million into the top six U.S. House races in the Land of Lincoln on top of individual campaign spending. However, in the three top Chicago-area congressional races, those who spent the most money — or had the most spent on their behalf — lost.
Who is the Democrat who unseated the Republicans from their 10th Congressional District stronghold of some 30 years? “I’m not different from most of the people in this district,” says Brad Schneider, the 51-year-old businessman from Deerfield who bested freshman U.S. Rep. Bob Dold. “I’m feeling great,” the first-time candidate said. “I’m excited to roll up my sleeves and get to work on the challenges we face.”
“I congratulate Julie Morrison,” Illinois Senate District 29 candidate Dr. Arie Friedman said. “I am looking forward to seeing the patients I’ve scheduled for Friday.”
Deerfield politician Morrison beat the Highland Park pediatrician, in unofficial totals as of 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, with about 54 percent …
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS — State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, will be returning to Springfield, and this time she wants to bring home state pension reforms.
The Democratic incumbent was elected to her sixth term Tuesday night, earning 55 percent of the vote. With 63 of the …
With all 56 Lake County precincts reporting and 6 of 7 Cook County precincts in, Democrat Carol Sente has won the race to represent the 59th district in the Illinois House of Representatives.
Former federal prosecutor Scott Drury is eager to begin redefining Illinois government with terms like credibility and responsibility and break away from the corruption and political expediency that have been business-as-usual in the past.
A steady and significant number of voters have turned out to polling places in Cook County, but rain this afternoon and evening could hurt voter turnout. Very few voters waited in line Tuesday but crowds were steady until after 9 a.m. when it began to …