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2018 General Election

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...
Join candidate Paul Stoddard tomorrow, Saturday, July 28th for a fun night of trivia and delicious food at a local favorite restaurant, Sorrento’s. Trivia will begin at 6:00PM and will end at 9:00OPM. Sorrento's is located at: 50W187 State 64, Maple Park Event Website https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trivia-night-with-paul-stoddard-for-state-representative-tickets-47656967272?ref=eios&aff=eios  Event Phone 815-895-5466 Click the Eventbrite for...
You can still register to vote on Election Day in DeKalb County. If you are not yet registered (or not sure), if you recently moved and need to change your address, or if you don't know the location of your polling place go here for information: November 6, 2018 General...
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....
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...
Representative Robert Pritchard (R - IL 70) announced he was stepping down and not seeking re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives (70th District). Citing 14 years in Springfield as being long enough, Bob plans to devote more time to family and serving on the Board of Trustees for...
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...

Know Before You Go

Early voting in Illinois starts Thursday, September 27. Voters' credo should be "Know Before You Go." The problem with early voting in previous elections should be a wake-up call to voters. Events and revelations in the final weeks of a campaign should make a difference to the voters who appear...
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...
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...
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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