Wednesday, May 1, 2013
All four new Oswego 308 Board of Education members will be officially inducted on Monday, May 6.
Talk about a close vote. The official canvassed election results by the Kendall County Board of Elections from the April 9, 2013 Consolidated Election are in, and Oswego 308 has officially announced the four new board members. Danielle Paul, Matthew Bauman, Gregory O'Neil and Mike McDowell will officially be sworn in Monday, May 6, at the board meeting. Only a single vote separated Michael McDowell and Bradley Schulz, 1,706 to 1,705 respectively, from obtaining the fourth open board seat. A total of 3,899 ballots were cast amongst Kendall and Will Counties and the Aurora Election Commission. Paul received 2,044 votes, Bauman received 2,352 votes and O'Neil received 1,880. Candidate Eva Renee Powers received 1,390 votes. Paul, Bauman, O'…
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Kendall had a four year local election low in voting turnout for the April 2013 election.
On Tuesday, 11.52 percent of voters made it out to the polls in Kendall County to vote in this year's election, according to the Kendall County Clerk's website. That turnout is the lowest in the last four local elections in Kendall County, down about 5 percent from the April 2011 election. Kendall County had the lowest turnout for this year's election compared to other surrounding counties. Comparably speaking, during last fall's presidential election, 69.04 percent of registered voters made it to the polls in Kendall County. Here is how other area counties compared:
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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Wednesday, April 10
Ever since his election as our congressman of the 14th congressional district in Illinois, it is safe to say that Randy Hultgren has never agreed with President Obama. One can make the argument that Randy has very little respect for the president. You can make this conclusion by reading the various statements on Randy’s official web site under his press release section. One area that Randy has always had a strong disagreement with the President on is his fiscal policies as it relates to government spending and tax policy. Most recently Randy stated in February 2013 after the State of the Union that President Obama has “no credibility” when it comes deficit reduction. Randy has made every attempt to repeal Obamacare on March 26, 2012, …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Roy White holds onto position as park board commissioner and Craig Weber joins the library board.
The Oswegoland Park District board and Oswego Library board unofficial votes are in. Roy White, an incumbent for the Oswegoland Park board, held onto his seat and beat out newcomer Alvin P. "Phil" Smith for a six-year term. Over on the Library side, all three incumbents running -- Terry Tamblyn, Vernita Hettrich and Kandi Ream -- kept their seats. They are joined by newcomer Craig Weber, who previously served on the library board and has worked over 35 years in Education as a reading specialist and learning center director. Newcomer Evelyn Givens, sports editor for the Kendall Weekly Times, did not garner enough votes. View all of the final vote totals for all Oswego races here. ----- Read:
Seven candidates ran for just three available seats.
Theresa Sperling, Steve Jungermann and Denny Lee (I) were elected as trustees to the Montgomery Village Board on Tuesday night. Unofficial vote totals show Sperling captured 509 votes with Jungermann and Lee receiving 441 and 506 respectively. A total of seven candidates ran for the three seats. Check here for unoffcial vote totals for more races in the Montgomery area. Matthew Brolley was elected village president, and will replace retiring Marilyn Michelini, who has led Montgomery for 12 years. Sign up for the free Montgomery Patch newsletter.