Thursday, November 15, 2012
Sauer resigned after being elected to the Lake County Board. A new member will be appointed to serve until the term ends in 2013.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Barrington 220 Board of Education expressed gratitude to Nick Sauer, who has served on the board since his election in the spring of 2009. Sauer resigned his seat on the Board of Education effective Nov. 14 following his successful election to the Lake County Board of Commissioners, serving District 17. President Brian Battle and his board colleagues commended Sauer for his dedicated representation of students, staff and residents during his productive tenure in Barrington 220. Sauer, who is also a graduate of Barrington High School, reflected on his long association with the school district, crediting his formative years as both a student and a leader with preparing him for the next chapter in his public service career. The Board …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, won against independent candidate Dee Beaubien in the 52nd House District race.
Republican candidate David McSweeney won the 52nd House District race Tuesday night over independent candidate Dee Beabien. McSweeney, a financial consultant from Barrington Hills, had 23,563 votes — 7,792 more votes than Beaubien, also of Barrington Hills, who is the widow of Mark H. Beaubien, Jr. Mark represented the district from 1996 until his unexpected death on June 5, 2011. Creating a stronger economy and repealing a tax increase passed in the state last year is top on McSweeney’s to-do list now that he has been elected to office. “I am honored to serve the people of Illinois. I am laser-focused on policies that create jobs and improve the state of the economy,” McSweeney said. He also said he is focused on cutting spending in …
The hashtag #ObamaHQ is a happy one Tuesday night as supporters gather at McCormick Place.
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Incumbent Republican Peter Roskam appears to have won the race for the 6th Congressional District, defeating challenger Leslie Coolidge. This is according to unofficial results.
Update 10:21 p.m. Incumbent Republican Peter Roskam ran against Democrat Leslie Coolidge for the 6th Congressional District seat. Unofficial results show that Roskam received 185,093, to Coolidge's 125,961. This is with 98% of precincts reporting. The 6th Congressional District crosses five counties. Coolidge watched the results come in at Emmetts in Palatine. Results information from Chicagotribune.com. GO BACK TO THE ILLINOIS ELECTION RESULTS Candidates Click on a candidate's name for biographical information and answers to our candidate questionnaires, and check back for updates.
Who is winning the race for 54th District State Representative? Find out here.
Incument Tom Morrison is up against Richard Rudd for the Illinois State House District 54 seat. Patch will be updating election results on this page throughout the evening. Candidates Click on a candidate's name for biographical information and answers to our candidate questionnaires, and check back for updates.
Election results for Barrington area elections.
Click on the links below for the most recent results for each race. 2012 Barrington Election Guide Home Page
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Friday, March 16, 2012
Letter to the Editor.
Friday, March 16, 2012
The Illinois Republican primary should have a been a triumphant homecoming of sorts for the Santorum for President campaign. After all, the former Pennsylvania Senator briefly attended and graduated from Mundelein’s Carmel Catholic High School in north suburban Lake County. His chief Illinois backer is Al Salvi, a former state representative and failed U.S. Senate candidate who is not only a fellow Carmel graduate, but whose family’s wealthy trial lawyer fortune paid for the Carmel gymnasium that bears the Salvi name. Santorum “supporters” created a “Carmel High School for Santorum” Facebook page, (apparently moderated by Salvi family members) that touts Santorum as model Carmel graduate who “embodies everything that true practicing …
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
With all of the precincts counted, Republican and TEA Party backed candidate Joe Walsh held a lead of more than 500 votes over incumbent Democrat Melissa Bean.
Updated. Incumbent Democrat Melissa Bean trailed Republican and TEA Party backed candidate Joe Walsh by about 553 votes with all precincts reporting. In unofficial returns, Walsh led Bean 97,403 to 96,850. Walsh bested Bean in McHenry and Lake counties, Bean did better in Cook County. Bean spokesperson Jonathan Lipman released the following statement: "This election is still too close to call. There are still thousands of votes left to be counted, and we are still working to understand the provisional and absentee ballot situation. We will continue to work to understand the will of the voters." Cook County Clerk spokesperson Gail Siegel said that 2,312 absentee ballots were requested in Cook County's portion of the 8th Congressional …