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Home Precincts Help Stoke Some Candidates’ Winning Margins in April 6 Aldermanic Election

Want a winning formula for the next Evanston Aldermanic election in four years? Do well in your home precinct, and that can provide an important margin for victory. The final results certified by the Cook County Clerk’s Office last week show several Evanston aldermanic candidates receiving strong support in their home precincts on their way to […]

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Cook County Clerk Certifies Election Results Confirming Kelly Winner of First Ward Aldermanic Seat

First-time candidate Clare Kelly is the official winner in Evanston’s First Ward Aldermanic race, defeating longtime incumbent Alderman Judy Fiske by 26 votes, according to certified results posted on the Cook County Clerk’s Election site in the early evening of April 27. The Clerk’s office posts certified results after all the mail-in ballots were received […]

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Roundup of Campaign Spending in Evanston Aldermanic Races

In the six-month period ending March 31, eighteen aldermanic candidates raised over $240,000 and spent $187,000, according to campaign finance disclosure reports submitted to the Illinois State Board of Elections. In addition, the independent campaign committee Evanston Together spent just under $13,000 in support of four incumbent candidates and one challenger. Three political action committees […]

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NU Students Provided Strong Margin in 1st Ward Aldermanic Race, Precinct Results Show

Northwestern University students have been a hit-or-miss factor in past City elections but may have been key in challenger Clare Kelly’s bid to become the next First Ward Alderman, precinct totals show. With mail-in votes still being counted, Ms. Kelly holds a 27-vote lead over incumbent Judy Fiske, collecting 584 votes to 557 for Ald. […]

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Campaign Financing Information for First and Fourth Ward Aldermanic Races

Two more aldermanic contests have filed March quarter campaign disclosure reports with the Illinois State Board of Elections: the First and Fourth Wards. Campaign committees are required to file a quarterly report by April 15. In the First Ward aldermanic contest, campaign filings show challenger Clare Kelly raised twice as much money as incumbent Alderman […]

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Sixth Ward Incumbent Suffredin Outspends Challenger Trippi in Aldermanic Election

The deadline for filing quarterly campaign finance reports with the Illinois State Board of Elections is a few days away, but several candidates have already filed, including Sixth Ward aldermanic candidates Thomas Suffredin and Katie Trippi.   Incumbent Ald. Suffredin raised twice as much money as Ms. Trippi, the challenger, and outspent her campaign by a […]

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Final Call in Evanston’s 1st and 8th Ward Aldermanic Races and One Seat on District 65’s School Board May Hinge on Mail-in Votes

Includes Updated Vote Counts and Election Day Photos First-time candidates Clare Kelly in the City’s 1st Ward and Devon Reid in the southeast 8th Ward hold small leads in their aldermanic races, but mail-in votes are still outstanding and a final determination may be a few weeks off. In the District 65 School Board election, […]

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Unofficial Results: Four New Aldermen; Su, Incumbents Win at District 65

Unofficial results for the Citywide elections show Stephanie Mendoza has won the City Clerk’s race, beating  Cynthia Beebe. In aldermanic races, where there were contested elections in eight of the City’s nine wards, five sitting aldermen will return, along with four new ones. With all 50 precincts reporting, newcomer Stephanie Mendoza appears to have won […]