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2018 General Election

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...
Thirteen local, regional and state-level political candidates participated in the first DeKalb County Online "Meet the Candidates" night at the Red Roof Inn DeKalb Thursday night. For two hours, candidates spoke about their qualifications for office and their views on important issues. They also answered questions from the moderator, Michael...
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...
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...
With the meeting tonight to plan for the 2020 DeKalb County elections, I thought this might be a good time to revisit the issues that occurred at the NIU voter registration center during the 2018 General Election. Carolyn Morris, who was running for DeKalb County Clerk, had a test on...
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Live 2018 General Election Results Here are a few links to help you track Local, State and National elections: DeKalb County Election Reporting Console: Election View / Contest View ABC7: Illinois Election Results Politico: Illinois Election Results 2018 New York Times: Illinois Election Results FiveThirtyEight: Live National Election Coverage and Results PBS Live Election Results: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzbOeDhI8B0
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
DeKalb County Online will be hosting "Meet the Candidates" tonight at the Red Roof Inn, DeKalb, 1212 W. Lincoln Hwy. The evening will kick off with a social gathering and cash bar at 6:30 p.m. At 7:00 p.m., each candidate will be given five minutes to speak about his/her candidacy and...