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3 want GOP nod in State House 65th District

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Three candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for the Illinois House 65th District seat where long-time incumbent, State Rep. Tim Schmitz, is not seeking re-election. No Democrats have filed. The district includes parts of Batavia, St. Charles, Geneva, St. Charles, South Elgin, Elgin, Hampshire and …

Democrats Anderson, Hosta square off in 14th District

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Voters will have a choice in the Democrat who will fight for the 14th District seat against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren later this year.

Dennis Anderson, who ran against Hultgren on the Democratic ticket in 2012, will oppose newcomer John Hosta, a small …

8th District candidate Goel asks super PAC supporting her to take down Internet sites

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In a release sent to the media Tuesday evening GOP, 8th District primary congressional candidate Manju Goel stated that her campaign had sent a letter to the Indian Americans for Freedom group asking that it pull down the website larrykaifesh4congress.com and social media accounts as …

GOP sheriff’s race features two familiar faces

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There are a lot of similarities between Donald Kramer and Kevin Williams, who will square off later this month in the primary election to be the Republican candidate for Kane County sheriff, but each man thinks he is best suited for the job. The winner …

GOP clerk candidates  discuss experience, ideas

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Past experience versus new perspective. Those are what Kane County Clerk Republican candidates Jack Cunningham and Mark Davoust say separate one another. The two will be running against each other during the primary election on March 18. For Cunningham, who has held the position as …

Polling place changes in Kane County

The Kane County Clerk’s Office is reminding voters that Batavia Covenant Church, the Coultrap School Building and the St. Charles VFW are no longer serving as polling places. In addition, Precinct Rutland 2 has a new polling place also. The following precincts have been assigned …

James Hallock announces for 3rd Sub-Circuit judgeship

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ELGIN — Kane County Circuit Court Judge James C. Hallock has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for a circuit judge vacancy in the 3rd Sub-Circuit. The position will be designated as “New Judgeship A” on the ballot for the March 18, 2014 primary. …

Kane Dems host fall fundraiser Thursday

ELGIN — The Kane County Democrats will host a fundraiser and meet-and-greet Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the ballroom of The Centre, 100 Symphony Way in Elgin. Guests will include 2014 14th District congressional candidate Dennis Anderson, who will speak on the federal …

Savage says he won’t seek 1st Ward post

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AURORA — Less than a week before the application deadline, John Savage said Tuesday afternoon he will not apply for the vacant 1st Ward aldermanic spot. Savage, president of the Aurora Public Library’s board of directors, cited personal and business reasons for not pursuing the …

Oswego business leader announces House run

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Two of at least four expected GOP candidates for the 50th State House race in 2014 have announced their intention to run. The latest was Oswego resident Keith Wheeler, a former Kendall County Republican organization chairman who made his official announcement earlier this week in …

Another GOP candidate announces plans to seek Cross’ seat in state House

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Another Republican candidate has announced plans to seek the GOP nomination for a chance to replace outgoing House Minority Leader Tom Cross in the state Legislature next year. Business consultant Mark Batinick on Monday announced plans to pursue the nomination for the 97th district, which …

State Rep. Schmitz will not run for re-election

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State Rep. Tim Schmitz has announced he will not seek another term representing the 65th District. Schmitz, a Republican, posted on his Facebook page that he will not seek a ninth term and referred to the death of his father in July as being a …

Balkema announces run for Congress in 11th District

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Chris Balkema resides on the southern edge of the 11th Congressional District, but the Channahon Republican said Tuesday that he believes his connection with businesses and middle-class families gives him an understanding of what isn’t working in Washington. “I have connected with large and small …

Two announce bids for 1st Ward seat on Aurora Council

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AURORA — Two 1st Ward residents have announced they will seek to be appointed to the ward’s soon-to-be vacant aldermanic seat. Don Duve, former 1st Ward candidate, and Cindy Hernandez, a former employee of the city’s Aldermen’s Office, both said Monday that they plan to …

5 seek Kaneland School Board post

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Five candidates are seeking to fill a vacancy on the Kaneland School Board. The School Board last month accepted the resignation of Joe Oberweis, of Sugar Grove, because he is moving out of the district. Oberweis was elected to a four-year term in 2011. The …

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