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...
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...
DeKalb County Seal
Early voting for DeKalb County for the 2018 General Election starts tomorrow, September 27th at 8:30 a.m., but only at the Sycamore location in the Legislative Center Gathertorium (200 N. Main Street). Early voting at the satellite sites in DeKalb, Kirkland, Sandwich and NIU will begin October 22nd. (See complete...
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...

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...
Here's an opportunity to share questions and concerns with local politicians in a casual setting at the annual "Unplugged Politics" event in Genoa, IL. Join the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce for a catered lunch and table talk with State Representative Jeff Keicher and State Senator Dave Syverson, who will both...
With the November 6, 2018 Midterm Elections approaching, there are plenty of opportunities to meet the candidates at public events or support your candidate of choice at a fundraiser. Here is a rundown of upcoming DeKalb County political events (please send information about others to editor@dekalbcountyonline.com so they can be...
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...
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...
SYCAMORE - The Republican nominee for State Representative in the 70th District has been appointed to the Illinois General Assembly. Members of the Representative Committee of the 70th Representative District met and selected Jeff Keicher of Sycamore to finish the term of former Representative Bob Pritchard (R-Hinckley). The Representative Committee...
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...