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Yingling office moves to Round Lake Beach November 29, 2016
Daily Herald
Democratic state Rep. Sam Yingling has moved his office from Grayslake to 1919 Route 83, Suite 1, Round Lake Beach. Yingling represents the 62nd House District, which contains portions of Gages Lake, Grayslake, Gurnee, Hainesville, the Round Lake communities, Wauconda and Wildwood. Operating hours remain 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and by appointment on weekends to accommodate working families. His telephone number remains (847) 231-6262.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161129/news/161128894/


CLC trustee elected to national committee November 28, 2016
Daily Herald
College of Lake County Trustee Amanda D. Howland of Lake Zurich was recently elected to the diversity committee of the Association of Community College Trustees for a two-year term. The committee ensures leadership for the involvement of historically underrepresented diverse populations within the governance activities of ACCT and advises the board how to strengthen links with minority membership.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161128/submitted/161129111/


North Aurora presidential elector thinks Electoral College should be abolished November 23, 2016
Pioneer Press
A North Aurora man who is a Democratic presidential elector thinks the Electoral College should be abolished. "We need to get rid of the Electoral College and go with the popular vote," Kane County Democratic Party Chairman Mark Guethle said. "The (presidential) campaigns focused on the so-called swing states. Eliminating the Electoral College would force candidates to work in all of the states rather than focus on five or six."
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/news/ct-abn-north-aurora-electoral-college-st-1127-20161123-story.html


Learn more about running for Fremont school board November 17, 2016
Daily Herald
The Fremont Elementary District 79 school board will host a question-and-answer information session for anyone interested in running for election to the school board, at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, in the Fremont Middle School library, 28871 N. Fremont Center Road, Mundelein. Six seats on the District 79 school board are up for election April 4, 2017. Both 2- and 4-year term positions are open.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161117/news/161119011/


'People are frightened' November 11, 2016
The NewsSun
Latino, Muslim and other minority groups in Lake County reacted this week with a mix of hope and fear to Trump's upset victory on Election Day, which shocked many across the political establishment.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-lake-county-trump-reaction-st-1112-20161111-story.html


Schneider unseats Dold, again, in 10th Congressional race November 9, 2016
Daily Herald
"We had an incredibly strong ground game," Brad Schneider told the Daily Herald. "We worked hard to get out voters out."
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161108/news/161108955/


Early, mail-in votes give circuit clerk challenger edge in Lake County November 9, 2016
The NewsSun
She plans on stepping up technology in the office, in particular by expanding the types that cases that can be filed electronically, as well as improving office morale and increasing the racial diversity of the staff, Erin Cartwright Weinstein said.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-lake-county-election-roundup-st-1110-20161109-story.html


Diane Hewitt romps to return to Lake County Board November 8, 2016
Daily Herald
Diane Hewitt coasted to victory Tuesday to return to the Lake County Board.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161108/news/161108905/


Brin loses re-election bid for Lake County circuit court clerk November 8, 2016
Daily Herald
It was Erin Cartwright Weinstein's first political campaign. She's an attorney from Gurnee.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161108/news/161108938/


Drew wins re-election to North Shore Water Reclamation District board November 8, 2016
Daily Herald
Democrat Stephen Drew has won another term to represent the North Shore Water Reclamation District's 2nd Ward.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161108/news/161108892/


Vanderventer wins new term as Lake County recorder November 8, 2016
Daily Herald
Veteran Lake County Recorder of Deeds Mary Ellen Vanderventer easily won a new 4-year term Tuesday.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161108/news/161108932/


Wilke wins bid for third term in Lake County Board District 16 November 8, 2016
Daily Herald
With all 14 precincts reporting, unofficial results showed Terry Wilke ahead 4,919 to 3.508 votes. Early and mail ballots were not included.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161108/news/161108900/


Election 2016: What Lake County voters need to know November 7, 2016
The NewsSun
Lauren Beth Gash, founding chair of the Lake County-based Tenth Congressional District Democrats, said her organization is hoping for big turnout numbers and supports the early-voting and vote-by-mail options. "There's no question that when more voters vote, Democrats do better," she said.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-election-day-in-lake-county-st-1108-20161107-story.html


Trump's unpopularity makes Lake County Republicans' uphill battle steeper November 6, 2016
The NewsSun
Barbara Altman, managing vice chair of the 10th Congressional District Democrats, said her organization is "pretty much going 12 to 20 hours a day now" in the home stretch before Election Day.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-trump-clinton-lake-county-st-1107-20161106-story.html


Transparency at issue in Lake County court clerk's race November 4, 2016
Daily Herald
However, Erin Cartwright Weinstein contends the office lacks transparency and that she would take steps to make more information available to the public. She said taxpayers cannot find information, such as outside attorney expenses, on the clerk's website. "This is a public office and requires transparency," she said.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161104/news/161109455/


Shout Out: Amanda Howland, College of Lake County trustee November 3, 2016
Pioneer Press
College of Lake County trustee Amanda Howland recently was elected to a two-year term on the Diversity Committee of the Association of Community College Trustees.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-zurich/lifestyles/ct-lzc-shout-out-tl-1110-20161103-story.html


How the 14th Congressional District candidates plan to help veterans November 1, 2016
Daily Herald
Jim Walz estimates the cost of employing about 500,000 jobless veterans will be about $26 billion. He would pay for it with savings resulting from reform of government procurement processes and savings on health care resulting from the veterans having jobs with insurance benefits.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161101/news/161109980/


West Deerfield Township Democratic Organization Endorses Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd October 31, 2016
Pioneer Press
he West Deerfield Township Democratic Organization (WDTDO) on October 10 endorsed Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd for re-election on November 8. The WDTDO urges Lake County voters to write-in Dr. Rudd's name in the Coroner's race. Ellie Sylvan, Chair of the WDTDO, explained that Dr. Rudd was considered to be the most qualified candidate.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/deerfield/community/chi-ugc-article-west-deerfield-township-democratic-organizati-2016-10-31-story.html


Candidates discuss Lake County Board District 5's top issue October 31, 2016
Daily Herald
Candidates seeking the Lake County Board's District 5 seat have differing opinions on what residents feel are the most important issues in the race. Niki Warden, a 46-year-old Democrat from Fox Lake, said consolidation of varying government entities to save taxpayer money is the most important issue.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161031/news/161039790/


CLC Trustee Amanda Howland elected to national committee October 28, 2016
The NewsSun
College of Lake County Trustee Amanda D. Howland of Lake Zurich recently was elected to the diversity committee of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) for a two-year term. The committee ensures leadership for the involvement of historically underrepresented diverse populations within the governance activities of ACCT and advises the board how to strengthen links with minority membership.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-clc-trustee-amanda-howland-elected-to-nationa-2016-10-28-story.html


14th Congressional District candidates not fans of Mexican border wall October 28, 2016
Daily Herald
Jim Walz, the Democratic candidate, also favors the use of technology at the border, but not the construction of a wall. Thermal imaging, movement sensors and high-grade cameras are all good tools, but he would stop at any "further militarization of our border communities."
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161028/news/161028806/


Schneider is smart, caring and passionate October 28, 2016
Daily Herald
Brad Schneider is indeed a smart, caring, thoughtful and articulate voice and passionate advocate who we need back in Congress. Please join me in casting your vote for Brad.
Elliott Hartstein
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161028/discuss/161028848/


Tenth Congressional District Democrats to hold awards dinner October 26, 2016
Daily Herald
The Tenth Congressional District Democrats holds its annual awards dinner Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. at Embassy Suites, 1445 Lake-Cook Road, in Deerfield. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and there will be a buffet dinner. The keynote speaker will be prominent attorney, best-selling author, and social justice advocate, Scott Turow.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161026/news/161028972/


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