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.
HIGHLAND PARK — Voters aren’t likely to see any mudslinging in the high-grounded race for the Highland Park City Council. The six contenders vying for three open seats are running on their own civic records and the perspectives they would bring to the council.
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.
HIGHLAND PARK — Voters in the Park District of Highland Park will face a choice of three candidates for two open seats on the five-member Board of Commissioners in the April 9 election.
School-minded voters who reside within the boundaries of Township High School District 113 may have good reason to vote in April, when the ballot likely will include both a bond issue for facility improvements and a contested race for the school board.
HIGHLAND PARK — A former member of the North Shore District 112 School Board has become the sixth candidate to file for one of four open seats on the seven-member Board of Education.
HIGHLAND PARK — Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering has appointed former high school teacher Sally Higginson to serve the remaining five months of Steven Mandel’s term until the city council is reconstituted following the April 9 election.
HIGHLAND PARK When Highland Park’s city hall opened for business Monday, six city council candidates were waiting to file the nominating papers necessary to secure a spot on the April 9 ballot. The candidates who filed simultaneously Monday, in alphabetical order, are Carolyn E. Cerf, …
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.”
HIGHLAND PARK — Steven Mandel’s election Tuesday to the Lake County Board of Commissioners will leave a four-month vacancy on the Highland Park City Council before the April 9 election.
In an upset, Democrat Brad Schneider narrowly slipped past U.S. Rep Bob Dold Tuesday, ousting the freshman congressman and giving the 10th District its first Democrat in decades.
Dold conceded just before 11 p.m. He lost by barely 2,400 votes out of more than 200,000 …
“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 …