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Voter turnout was low in the Chicago area

by TJ Kremer III, Contributing Editor News, Local Government

Voters stayed home in large numbers for the April 2 elections. Of the 1.60 million registered voters in suburban Cook County and 439,720 in Will County, only 223,757 and 57,092, respectively, showed up to the polls, according to data...

Election 2019: 230 United slate sweeps high school district race

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor News, Local Government, School

In a four-way race for three four-year terms with the Consolidated High School District 230 Board of Education, its a the 230 United group swept the race.

Patrick O’Sullivan led all vote-getters with 12,263 votes, with...

Election 2019: Sturino joins Borgens, Leonard on D161 Board of Education

by Nuria Mathog, Contributing Editor News, Local Government, School

Summit Hill School District 161 Board of Education members Stacey Borgens and George Leonard retained their seats Tuesday, April 2, while Frankfort resident Trudy Sturino clinched the third seat on the board.

According to unofficial results...