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Dekalb County Local Election Results (All 65 Districts Reported) DeKalb County Election Reporting Console Contest COUNTY CLERK Candidate Total Votes Vote % DOUGLAS J. JOHNSON (REP) 18502 51.84 CAROLYN BETH MORRIS (DEM) 17189 48.16   Contest COUNTY TREASURER Candidate Total Votes Vote % CHRISTINE J. JOHNSON (REP) 19631 55.53 LILIANA OROZCO (DEM) 15723 44.47   Contest SHERIFF Candidate Total Votes Vote % ROGER A. SCOTT (REP) 27514 100 NO CANDIDATE FILED 0 0   Contest REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS DEKALB COUNTY Candidate Total Votes Vote % AMANDA CHRISTENSEN (DEM) 27368 100 NO CANDIDATE FILED 0 0   Contest REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT...
The race for Illinois State Representative for the 70th District will consist only of the two candidates from the major parties – Democrat Paul Stoddard (me) and Republican Jeff Keicher.  A potential third candidate, Libertarian John Mathey, fell short of the required number of signatures.  John collected more than...
Note: This event was canceled—No further details at this time about reason for cancellation or if it will be rescheduled. J.B. Pritzker, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Illinois, is going to be in DeKalb tomorrow (Saturday, September 29) to meet the public and speak with campaign volunteers. The event will take...
A special "Candidates Night" event was held Wednesday evening at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb. After an hour of meet and greet and glad-handing, the candidates entered the theater to get a chance to share views and ideas. This event was hosted by the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and carried live...
Following is a summary of comments made by Liliana Orozco, Carolyn Morris, and Doug Johnson last Thursday night at Red Roof Inn DeKalb during DeKalb County Online's "Meet the Candidates" event. We have also embedded videos from the event. Liliana Orozco, Democrat, Candidate for DeKalb County Treasurer She is 30 years old...
After being appointed to finish the term of retiring 70th-District State Representative Bob Pritchard, Jeff Keicher was sworn in on July 17, 2018. We spoke with him to get his thoughts on his first 90 days in office. What's been the biggest challenge of being a freshman representative? "Your first initial...
Meet the Candidates Hosted by DeKalb County Online Thursday Night, September 27, 2018 6:30 p.m. Meet the candidates Social (Cash Bar) 7:00 p.m. Candidates speak: Local Regional State Each candidate will have five minutes to talk about their candidacy and stand on issues. This is a key opportunity to share political platforms...
Illinois Races Impacted by DeKalb County Voters: (Full results will be added when official) Illinois Governor JB Pritzker (D) Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul (D) Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (D) Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza (D) Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs (D) U.S. House (14th Congressional District) Lauren Underwood (D) U.S. House (16th Congressional District) Adam Kinzinger (R) Illinois State Senate (District 35) Dave Syverson (R) Illinois...
On Thursday, September 27, 2018, thirteen local, regional and state-level political candidates spoke about their qualifications for office and their positions on important issues. The also answered questions from Moderator, Michael Embrey, and audience members. Here is a brief summary of the comments made by the DeKalb County Board Candidates....
The last political candidate to speak at our "Meet the Candidates" event on September 27, 2018 at Red Roof Inn DeKalb was Claire Ball, the Libertarian Candidate for Illinois Comptroller. She's a CPA with over 12 years experience in accounting and finance. She has her bachelor's and master's degrees in...
The results of the 2018 General Election are in, and even though we don't have the final totals because some districts haven't yet reported, we know who all the winners are. Overall, other than Lauren Underwood ousting Randy Hultgren from Congress, there wasn't much change across the DeKalb County...