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Fundraiser Hopes to Keep Waukegan Kicking

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on January 3, 2018 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Winter's days are shorter, the air is cooler, and snow is all-around. It's also an important fundraising time for local soccer teams. Heart of the City will host their first fundraiser at Robert Abbott Middle School in Waukegan on January 20th.

 

Adrienne Wright, Director of Development for the nonprofit and organizer of the event, said she hopes the community will support its mission to keep kids kicking by helping sustain its life-changing soccer programs.

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2 candidates gone after challenges in Lake County Board races

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on December 18, 2017 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

A challenge to the nominating petitions of a Lake County Board candidate was upheld and another overruled Friday, and a candidate in a third county board race withdrew.

The Lake County Election Commission completed two hearings Friday.

An objection to the nominating petition of Sharon Allen, Democratic candidate for District 3, was sustained due to an insufficient number of valid signatures. Her name will not appear on the ballot for the March 20 primary, according to Lake County ...

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Commissioner Vance Wyatt Hosts Facebook Live Town Hall

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on December 6, 2017 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

On Dec 6th, Commissioner Wyatt hosted his first Facebook Town Hall. It is important that public officials stay connected with the community in all ways. He will be hosting another one on March 6th, 2018 at 5 pm. His Facebook is @vancedwyatt


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Lake County Board races shape up for March primary

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on December 5, 2017 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The contest for the Lake County Board's 14th District seat looks to be the most crowded county-level race on the March primary ballot, with four candidates after the Democratic Party nomination.

Incumbent Vance D. Wyatt of North Chicago is being challenged by former county board member Angelo Kyle of Waukegan, North Chicago Alderman Bonny Mayfield and newcomer Richard Otero-Cintron, whose hometown wasn't immediately available.

No Republicans filed to run for the 14th District seat...

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Incumbents make up more than half of Lake County candidates to file Monday for 2018 elections

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on November 28, 2017 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

More than half of the 42 candidates who filed Monday seeking a spot on the Lake County Board, a countywide office or a local statehouse seat are incumbents, state and Lake County records show.

 

Monday marked the first day candidates could file the paperwork and signatures necessary to appear on their party's March primary ballot. They have until Dec. 4 to do so.

 

 

Independent candidates and those seeking to represent newly esta...

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Most Lake County Board seats, countywide offices will have competitive races next fall

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on November 28, 2017 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Four of the 14 Lake County Board members and one of the four countywide incumbents up for election in 2018 remained without challengers Monday, which was the last day established-party candidates could file the paperwork and signatures necessary to appear on their party's March primary ballot.

Independent candidates and those seeking to represent newly established parties don't file paperwork until the spring.

Incumbent county board members who faced no challengers as of Monday ar...

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