Monday, October 29, 2012
Roundup of candidate endorsements in local media before the 2012 General Election.
Peter Roskam (R) over Leslie Coolidge (D) The Chicago Tribune wrote in the last couple years, Roskam has become "one of the more influential Republicans in Illinois and on Capitol Hill," with a focus on fundamental economic issues and the stature he developed as a member of the Ways and Means Committee and chief deputy whip. The Daily Herald wrote Roskam has established himself as a "leader with influence," and is a player in "how Washington fixes economic challenges facing the country." None; Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) is running unopposed. None; Current Illinois Sen. Ron Sandack (R-Downers Grove) is running unopposed. District 2: Elizabeth Chaplin (D), Peter DiCianni (R) and Elaine Zannis (R) over Sean Noonan (R…
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Downers Grove Patch welcomes letters to the editor. Letters may be submitted to Local Editor Amanda Luevano at email@example.com.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Downers Grove Patch accepts letters to the editor, which will be posted on the site weekly. The following was submitted by Downers Grove resident Mark Garrity. If you're interested in submitting a letter, e-mail Downers Grove Patch Editor Amanda Luevano at firstname.lastname@example.org. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Dear Editor, I am supporting Don Kirchenberg for DuPage County Forest Preserve Commissioner in District 2 because he has been working hard as a volunteer for many years to help protect our open spaces, including many of the county-owned properties most of us take for granted. For example, he led the fight for the preservation of a unique forest in unincorporated Lombard, which is now the Glacial Ridge Forest Preserve of DuPage County. …
Monday, September 24, 2012
The League of Women Voters of Downers Grove/Woodridge/Lisle will host a forum at 7 p.m. at Village Hall for Dupage County Board and Forest Preserve District candidates of District 2.
The League of Women Voters of Downers Grove/Woodridge/Lisle will host a candidate forum Tuesday for the DuPage County Board and Forest Preserve District candidates in County District 2. The forum will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Downers Grove Village Hall, 801 Burlington Ave. All candidates running for the DuPage County Board and Forest Preserve District in District 2 were invited. County board candidates in District 2 are Republicans Peter DiCianni, Sean Noonan and Elaine Zannis, and Democrat Elizabeth Chaplin. Running against incumbent Joseph Cantore in the forest preserve race is Don Kirchenberg. The public is invited to attend the forum to learn more about the candidates and the issues currently facing the …