Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Patch will provide up-to-the-minute news and information on the April 5 election.
Unofficial results released Wednesday afternoon by Cook County Clerk David Orr indicate write-in candidate Janet Hughes will not retain her seat on the Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education. There were a total of 1,115 write-in votes cast in the District 113A race, where Hughes, was the only write-in candidate. Results from Cook and DuPage counties give candidate Al Malley 2,353 votes, which puts him in position to win the fourth open seat. Hughes would need 1,239 votes to surpass Malley, and only 868 ballots were cast in DuPage County. Click here for the full story. A complaint was filed Tuesday with the Illinois State Board of Elections after inappropriate discussions between election judges were allegedly …
Monday, April 4, 2011
Lemont Patch provides addresses and additional resources for the April 5 election.
The election takes place Tuesday, April 5. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Your polling place depends on which precinct you live in. To find your polling place, visit the Cook County Clerk's website. Polling places can change last minute. You can also refer to the precinct map to the right. If you know your precinct, we've put together a list of polling places you can refer to: Lemont Township 9, 11, 13: Centennial Community Center, 16058 W. 127th St. Lemont Township 6: Lemont Township, 1115 Warner Ave. Lemont Township 4, 5: Lemont High School, 800 Porter St. Lemont Township 3, 14: Lithuanian World Center, 14911 127th St. Lemont Township 2: Our Lady of Victory Convent, 11400 Theresa Dr. Lemont Township 1, 12: Slovenian Cultural …
Monday, March 28, 2011
School Board candidates offer their perspectives on key issues in Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A.
On March 4, Patch published its 2011 Election Central, a complete guide to the April 5 consolidated election in Lemont. There you'll find voter information, recent election news and complete candidate biographies. Before Lemont voters head to the polls, Patch wants to give readers an opportunity to compare where candidates for the Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A School Board stand on key issues. We will publish the questions in separate posts over the next week, along with responses from all nine candidates. What types of ways have you helped out in the school buildings or what have you done to better the schools? I have served as the Old Quarry PTO/PTA President since May 2009. As part of the PTO, I have raised funds for …
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Tuesday, March 8, is the final day to register to vote in the April 5 consolidated election.
Lemont residents who wish to vote in the April 5 consolidated election must register by the end of the day Tuesday. In order to vote, you must be: When registering to vote, you must display two pieces of identification. Neither needs to be a photo ID, but one must include your current address. Acceptable forms of ID include: In Lemont, voters may register during normal business hours at any of the following locations: Cook County residents who miss the registration period may still register during the 14-day grace period at any of the County Clerk's six office locations. The office closest to Lemont is the Bridgview Mini-Center, 10220 S. 76th Ave. in Bridgeview. For more information visit the Website of the Cook County Clerk. For …
Monday, March 7, 2011
The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St.
Thanks to a generous offer by a member of the Lemont community, this week's candidate forum will be available to residents online through a live video stream. If you can't make it to the forum Wednesday, visit lemont.patch.com With just two days to go, we have the majority of candidates confirmed, and we are excited for the opportunity to hear their views. If you have any questions you would like asked during the forum, please comment below or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. On behalf of Patch and the Lemont Junior Woman's Club, I am very excited to announce a special election event that will take place next week at the new Lemont Township Community Center. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, the Lemont Woman's Club and I are …
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
March 8 is the last day to register to vote in the April 5 consolidated election.
Starting Thursday, Lemont Patch will begin rolling out candidate bios for the following races: Check back throughout the week as more candidate surveys are posted, and remember to submit your questions for local candidates by e-mailing email@example.com. Lemont residents can get even more information on District 113A candidates during a March 9 forum hosted by Lemont Patch and the Lemont Junior Woman's Club at the new Lemont Township Community Center. And don’t forget these important dates: For more information, to check your registration status or find out your polling place, visit the websites of either the Cook County Clerk or the DuPage County Election Commission.
Friday, December 31, 2010
A public hearing is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4, to discuss the candidacy of school board candidate Janet Hughes.
A special meeting of the Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A will be held Tuesday, Jan. 4, after two challenges were filed to the nominating petition of current board member seeking re-election. A public hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Old Quarry Middle School. 16100 127th St., to discuss objections filed by Jennifer Albrecht and Village Trustee Paul Chialdikas to the candidacy of District 113A Board Member Janet Hughes for the upcoming April 5 consolidated election. In a phone interview Friday afternoon, Chialdikas said he went to the District 113A offices "as an elected official, Lemont resident and business owner" to verify that all candidates were qualified to run for the school board. "I understand the …
Monday, December 20, 2010
Six candidates filed petitions Monday, including incumbent board members Sue Murphy, Andreas Taylor and Janet Hughes.
Eleven candidates will vie for four open spots on the Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education. Incumbent Secretary Andreas Taylor and board members Sue Murphy and Janet Hughes filed their petitions Monday, the final day to enter the April 5 consolidated election. Current board member (and former board president) John Wood will not seek re-election. Also filing petitions Monday were Lemont residents Jennifer Hunt, David Molitor and Michael Aurelio. The six candidates will be joined on the ballot by Duane Bradley, Laura Reigle, Cindy Kelly, Al Malley and Louis Emery—all of whom filed petitions Monday, Dec. 13. The campaign for District 113A school board got off to a controversial start last week after lawsuits were …
Monday, December 13, 2010
The consolidated election on April 5, 2011, will elect individuals to several Lemont municipal boards, including the park district, library, village and both school districts.
Candidates in Lemont began filing petitions Monday for more than a dozen local seats that will be contested in the April 5, 2011 consolidated election. Multiple board positions are open on the Village Board of Trustees, as well as the school boards for Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A and Lemont High School District 210. There are also positions open on the executive boards for the Lemont Park District, Lemont Public Library and Lemont Fire Protection District. Nominating papers are accepted now until Monday, Dec. 20, at 5 p.m. Objections to petitions may be filed from Tuesday, Dec. 21, to Tuesday, Dec. 28. Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Doors opened at 7:30 a.m. at Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District …