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Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham and North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham claim victory in mayoral primaries

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on February 23, 2021 at 7:55 PM

 

 

Steve Sadin

In his bid for reelection, Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham claimed victory Tuesday night in the Democratic primary over challenger Miguel Rivera.

 

With all votes counted except provisional and late arriving vote-by-mail ballots, Cunningham had 65.23% of 2,157 votes cast while Rivera collected 34.77%, according to unofficial results posted on the Lake County Clerk’s website. Turnout was 4.8%.

 

Since he was...

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Officials say weather, �??voter fatigue�?? could hurt turnout for Tuesday�??s primaries in Waukegan and North Chicago

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on February 22, 2021 at 8:00 PM

 

 

Democratic voters in Waukegan and North Chicago will choose their candidates for mayor of each city, along with nominees for other offices, in Tuesday’s primary election in Lake County.

 

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at 54 locations in Waukegan and North Chicago, with drastically less turnout expected than the 69.37% for the Nov. 3 presidential election, when 80% of the votes were cast before Election Day.

 

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Hamptons Homeowners Association Endorsement

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on February 19, 2021 at 3:00 PM

City of North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham is up for re-election and is challenged in the upcoming February 23rd Municipal Primary by a former Foss Park District Commissioner. Both candidates are in the same party and seeking to appear on the ballot for the April 6th, 2021 Consolidated Election.

Vance Wyatt is running for City Treasurer. He is currently serving his second term on the Foss Park District Board of Commissioners. Mr. Wyatt has favored lowering property taxes and ha...

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North Chicago treasurer candidates both offer business, political experience

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on January 29, 2021 at 12:15 AM

Experience will not be an issue as North Chicago Democratic primary voters pick their candidate for city treasurer.

 

Four-term incumbent Kenneth Robinson faces a challenge from former Lake County Board member and current Foss Park District Commissioner Vance Wyatt in the Feb. 23 Democratic primary, as both candidates offer a variety of business and political experience.

 

Since there is no Republican primary and no independent candidates are seeking this off...

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Interview with Crazy Riot Show

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on March 28, 2019 at 12:05 PM

Quick interview with the Crazy Riot Show following the #justdoit_vote Candidate Meet and Greet.


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Ballot measures target theoretical property tax

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on October 25, 2018 at 9:30 AM

Are referendums in several suburbs pertaining to a statewide levy setting up a straw man on the issue?

DENNIS RODKIN


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Lift The Ban Coaliton Forum 8/4/18 Trinity AME Waukegan, IL

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on September 28, 2018 at 12:10 PM

Lift The Ban Coalition: Forum at Trinity AME Church August 4, 2018. Waukegan, IL. Co-organizers: Vance Wyatt, Robin Peterson, Jawanza Malone, and Adam Broad

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Employees 'feeling betrayed' over Lake County's cuts to insurance contributions, circuit clerk says

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on September 14, 2018 at 2:35 PM

Frank Abderholden

September 14, 2018, 1:35 pm

The passage of a new health insurance plan by the Lake County Board this week drew warnings from the circuit court clerk and the union representing employees in that department to reconsider part of the plan or face an unfair labor practice charge.

Circuit Court Clerk Erin Cartwright Weinstein called on the board to reject the plan because many of her employees had been encouraged to open a Health Savings Account (HSA) as part of...

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Lake County Board members disagrees with proposed statewide property tax hike

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on August 27, 2018 at 11:55 AM

by Karen Kidd

An outgoing county board member says he's against a proposed a statewide property tax that could raise levies by almost 50 percent for the next 30 years, though he voted against placing an question about the measure on the ballot for Lake County voters to consider in November's election.

"I voted against putting the question on the Ballot since it will have no impact," Lake County Board District 14 representative Vance D. Wyatt told the Lake County Gazette. "As I sta...

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