ELMWOOD PARK — Surrounded by supporters and applause, Angelo “Skip” Saviano was all smiles Tuesday night at his campaign headquarters. After serving as a state representative for almost 20 years he is now the new village president of Elmwood Park.
It’s Election Day. Voters will be choosing among candidates for village, library, park district, school and township boards, and, in some cases, village leaders and referendums. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
RIVER GROVE — Three seats are up for grabs on the Triton College Board with three incumbents looking to be re-elected and four candidates wanting to change that.
ELMWOOD PARK — The moves have been made and a familiar political face is now seeking a new political seat.
Angelo “Skip” Saviano, whose last day as state representative in the 77th District is Jan. 9 after he lost his re-election bid in November, has …
If money “buys” a vote for a candidate, then ultimately the tens of millions of dollars poured into Illinois congressional races failed to pay off. Outside groups plowed $43 million into the top six U.S. House races in the Land of Lincoln on top of individual campaign spending. However, in the three top Chicago-area congressional races, those who spent the most money — or had the most spent on their behalf — lost.
ELMWOOD PARK — Voters in Elmwood Park appear to have again turned back a referendum concerning electrical aggregation.
With 15 of 15 precincts reporting, 3,275 people supported aggregation, while 3,613 were against, according to unofficial results from the Cook County Clerk’s Office.
Elmwood Park Village …
CHICAGO — Incumbent Mike Quigley retained a large lead over challengers Dan Schmidt and Nancy Wade Tuesday night for the 5th Congressional District.
With 577 of 586 precincts reporting, Quigley had 168,052 votes, Schmidt 73,553 and Wade 14,501, according to unofficial election results.
If Quigley …
A steady and significant number of voters have turned out to polling places in Cook County, but rain this afternoon and evening could hurt voter turnout. Very few voters waited in line Tuesday but crowds were steady until after 9 a.m. when it began to …
CHICAGO — Mike Quigley is up for re-election to represent Illinois’ 5th Congressional District. “I plan to continue working together as a team in keeping our country safe,” Quigley said.