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Hartwell elected GOP chair for Kane County

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South Elgin attorney Tom Hartwell has been elected as the new party chairman for the Kane County Republicans. “It’s an honor being selected,” Hartwell said. “I see being the chairman of the Kane County Republicans as an opportunity to serve people. When I ran for …

Huntley Park District referendum for indoor turf field

HUNTLEY — The Huntley Park District is looking to expand its offerings to residents if an $18.75 million bond issue is approved Tuesday by voters. If the bond issue passes, a proposed turf facility will offer one acre of artificial grass under a roof within …

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 …

Kaifesh calls out Goel, PAC for online ‘gutter’ politics in 8th race

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The GOP primary race for the 8th Congressional District has taken a turn to cyber mudslinging, with Larry Kaifesh claiming opponent Manju Goel’s campaign and her supporters have put up fake Web and social media sites to disparage him. A letter Kaifesh and his campaign …

Early voting starts Monday

Early voting begins Monday for the March 18 primary election in Illinois. “The voters in Kane County will have 26 early-voting sites that will be offering a variety of weekday hours including evening and weekends,” County Clerk Jack Cunningham said in a release. For the …

Goel, Kaifesh vie in GOP primary for Eighth Congressional District

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A self-employed businesswoman from Aurora and a decorated Marine reservist from Carpentersville are squaring off in the Republican primary March 18 for Illinois’ 8th Congressional District and the right to face incumbent Democrat Tammy Duckworth in the Nov. 8 general election. According to her campaign …

Kane County set up election complaint hotline set

Kane County voters who see or experience voting problems during the March 18 primary election should call the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office. The Election Complaint Line will be available from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. that day. Possible illegal election activity such as electioneering, …

Cook County holds ballot lottery for candidates

It’s the serendipitous shake of a fishbowl some Illinois politicians — especially those you’ve never heard of — believe is key to their success at the polls. It’s the ballot-position lottery, and Tuesday Cook County Clerk David Orr did the honors to decide who among …

Marine reservist to run for Duckworth’s seat

CARPENTERSVILLE — A U.S. Marine Corps reservist says he is running as a Republican to represent Illinois’ 8th Congressional District. Larry Kaifesh said in a statement that he wants to run for the seat now held by Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman Estates to …

Madigan accuses BGA’s Andy Shaw of ‘agenda to impugn the Democratic Party’

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SPRINGFIELD — Stung by a weekend report on foot soldiers in his political army, House Speaker Michael Madigan delivered a harsh counter punch against a government watchdog group and its head, former broadcaster Andy Shaw, for engaging in a campaign to “impugn the Democratic Party.”Madigan …

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 …

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 …

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