Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Several area township races were voted on during Tuesday's primary election.
Below are the preliminary results from contested races in Tuesday's primary election: Grafton Township Supervisor: One to be elected to four-year term. Grafton Township Assessor: One to be elected to four-year term. Grafton Township Highway Commissioner: One to be elected to four-year term. Updated at 8 p.m. on Feb. 26. ------- Voters will decide on candidates in many local township races during a primary election on Tuesday, Feb. 26. There are three contested races for Grafton township including, township supervisor, township clerk, township assessor and township highway commissioner. Grafton Township covers a portion of Algonquin, Lake in the Hills, Huntley, Crystal Lake and Lakewood. More on the Grafton Township election and the …
Several area township races were voted on during Tuesday's primary.
Below are the preliminary results from contested races in Tuesday's primary election: Algonquin Township Supervisor: One to be elected to four-year term. Algonquin Township Trustees: Four to be elected to four-year term. Algonquin Township Clerk: One to be elected to four-year term. Updated at 10:02 p.m. on Feb. 26. ----------- Voters will decide on candidates in many local township races during a primary election on Tuesday, Feb. 26. There are three contested races for Algonquin township including, the Algonquin Township supervisor race, Algonquin Township trustees race and the Algonquin Township clerk race. Algonquin Township is McHenry County's largest township. It covers a portion of Algonquin, Lake in the Hills, Crystal Lake…
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Submitted by Alan Zielinski, candidate for Grafton Township Assessor.
Sunday, February 24
LAKEWOOD: Alan Zielinski, candidate for Grafton Township Assessor, wants to make sure taxpayers’ dollars get the highest return on their investment. No more nepotism, Zielinski said in a press release. “I’m a huge believer in and supporter of family businesses and even grew up in one: my Dad’s general contracting business. The issue is when the ‘family business’ is financed with taxpayer dollars as was the case with the incumbent’s family (William Ottley, Jr.). Unlike the incumbent, I will not spend taxpayer dollars hiring any related parties.” said Zielinski. Ottley took office 1/1/90. Township records show because he didn’t speak with or ask them to stay, two experienced deputy assessors left hurting the efficiency of the office. …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
52nd District State Representative David McSweeney endorses Charles A. Lutzow, Jr. for Algonquin Township Clerk.
Wednesday, February 20
State Representative David McSweeney on Tuesday announced his endorsement of Chuck Lutzow, Jr., for Algonquin Township Clerk, according to a press release issued by Lutzow. The Republican Primary election is this Tuesday, Feb. 26. Lutzow is running against Linda Lance, who is currently an Algonquin Township trustee. In his endorsement, McSweeney said Lutzow shares his vision for lower taxes, according to the press release. “I am confident that Chuck will make a great addition to Algonquin Township if elected. He shares my vision of lower taxes, and a smaller more accountable form of government. I strongly support and endorse Charles A. Lutzow, Jr. for Algonquin Township Clerk.” Lutzow has served as an elected official in both municipal …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Two write-in candidates have thrown their names into the Grafton Township race - one is David Moore, of Huntley and husband of Supervisor Linda Moore.
Tuesday, February 12
Two write-in candidates have joined the race for Grafton Township positions, the First Electric Newspaper reports. The write-in candidates are running for the Feb. 26 Republican primary and include Huntley resident David Moore, husband of incumbent Grafton Supervisor Linda Moore, FEN reports. David Moore is running as a write-in candidate for a Grafton Township trustee seat. Former Huntley Library Board member Kathryn Francis, of Huntley, is a write-in candidate for township clerk, FEN reports. No candidates were running for the clerk post. The write-in candidates registered Dec. 27, with the county clerk's office. Related Stories: Grafton Township Election Race Packed with Candidates
Seven candidates vying for four trustee seats; current Algonquin Township clerk Marc Munaretto challenging Dianne Klemm for supervisor post.
While many local election races are searching for candidates, area township ballots are filled to the brim. And there's no exception when it comes to the Algonquin Township ballot. The township race begins with the Feb. 26 Republican Primary, and the Consolidated Election will determine the winners on April 9. The following candidates are running for four-year terms for these Algonquin Township positions: Sitting township clerk Marc Munaretto is challenging incumbent Dianne Klemm for the supervisor position. Sitting township trustee Linda Lance is facing challenger Chuck Lutzow for the Algonquin Township Clerk title. Seven candidates are running for four trustee positions. The candidates include:
Friday, February 8, 2013
Seven Grafton Township residents are running for the four trustee seats; four candidates are vying for the supervisor post.
Oh, Grafton Township. Years of contention, lawsuits and disputes between township officials have apparently drawn the attention of residents wanting to step up and serve. Unlike many other local races - which don't have enough candidates - the Grafton Township ballot is packed for the Feb. 26 Primary and the April 9 Consolidated Election. Here are the candidates: Moore, Fender and Waitzman will be the first to battle for the Grafton Supervisor position in the Feb. 26 Republican Primary Election. The winner will face Kearns in the April 9th Consolidated Election, said Harriet Ford, Grafton Township Clerk. Poznanski and Dvorak will face each other in the Republican Primary. The winner will then proceed to run against Hoeft on April 9, Ford…
Monday, September 17, 2012
Tom Poznanski launches campaign to replace retiring Commisioner Jack Freund.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Tom Poznanski, a Grafton Road District Highway Technician, is seeking office as Grafton Township Highway Commissioner, his campaign announced Sunday. Poznanski brings eight years experience in the road district and a desire to serve his community to the table, a release announcing his candidacy stated. Highway Commissioner Jack Freund, who is retiring at the end of his term, is endorsing Poznanski in the 2013 primary election. “Tom has the experience, the know how, to be an effective servant to the people of Grafton Township. I have full confidence in him,” Freund said. Poznanski said that with more than 30 years experience as a certified mechanic and over 20 years experience driving and handling all sizes of trucks, he brings a “from …
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Lakewood man says it's time for a change
Saturday, September 1, 2012
More candidates are stepping into the ring to run Grafton Township. On Friday, Alan Zielinski announced his candidacy for Grafton Township Assessor in the April 2013 race. Presently Bill Ottley serves as the assessor. Zielinski, a Lakewood resident and a certified Illinois assessment officer, said it is time for change. He said if he is elected, he believes he will give property owners more accurate and fair assessments. “I’ve seen too many taxpayers treated unfairly by a broken system and decided it was time to go beyond helping them as an appraiser,” he said. Zielinski added that things have got to change not only in Grafton Township, but in the state as well. “Serving for several years as an agent for property owners has proven the …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Three candidates have declared their intention to run for the position so far
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Pam Fender, a Huntley Village trustee for the past 7 years, announced her plans Tuesday to run for Grafton Township Supervisor. She is the third candidate to announce the intention to seek the seat in the February 2013 primary. Incumbent Linda Moore, and township resident Marty Waitzman, have said they also will run. Fender picked up her packet for the position on Tuesday. “I want to run for Supervisor, because the job is an important one, treating people with respect, helping them up and out of a terrible economy,” Fender said. “A Township's main jobs are to take care of seniors, people who are poor, those who need a helping hand. I am qualified to do that job, feeling like I have trained for this position all my life.” Fender said her …