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:
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
If you witness electioneering, illegally placed campaign signs or denial of voting rights at any of Kane County’s 228 voting precincts, call the hotline at 630-208-5328.
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Wednesday, April 3
Kane County voters who observe or experience voting problems or irregularities during next week’s consolidated election should call the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office to report the problems. The Election Complaint Line will be available from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 9, 2013. Anyone who experiences or witnesses any possible illegal election activity, such as electioneering, illegally placed campaign signs or denial of voting rights at any of Kane County’s 228 voting precincts should call the hotline at (630) 208-5328. The hotline will be staffed by representatives of the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office. Assistant State’s Attorneys will take the complaints about potential violations of Illinois election laws and are prepared to …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The Illinois Senate amends its election code so that candidates in local elections—from City Council to School Board—can submit nominating petitions until 5 p.m. on the day after Christmas.
Merry Christmas, candidates in local elections: You have an extra day to get your name on the April 2013 ballot! A new state law, passed Nov. 29 by both houses of the General Assembly, is also good news to municipal clerks, school board secretaries, township clerks, park district and library secretaries and other local election officials who previously were required to accept candidate petitions until 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve, regardless of whether their respective governmental offices were open. The law is effective immediately. Senate Bill 3338 amends Section 1-4 of the Election Code to specify that, for the 2013 consolidated election period, local election officials have until 5 p.m. Dec. 26 to accept candidates' petitions or …