| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Expressing concerns about the prospect of voters facing requests for two bond sales on the Nov. 4 ballot, officials at the Wilmette Park District said Monday that they have decided to postpone until 2015 a request to borrow $14 million to pay for...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:20 PM
An already lengthy list of questions that will be posed to Chicago voters this fall got a little longer today after the Cook County Board voted to add two more advisory referendums to the Nov. 4 ballot.
That increases to 10 the number of queries to be...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Ask longtime Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki his opinion on term limits for village officials, and he'll tell you straight out that he's opposed.
But the south suburb's village board is expected to vote on a resolution tonight that could help clear the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
| Aug 13, 2014
A challenge has been filed in an effort to quash a resident-backed ballot question on term limits for Arlington Heights village officials.
At issue is a referendum petition led by local resident Bill Gnech, an outspoken critic of the village government,...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:32 PM
California voters will have one fewer ballot question to puzzle over in November thanks to a state Supreme Court decision removing an advisory referendum on whether the U.S. Constitution should be amended to overturn the Citizens United decision. The...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A tax opponent has filed a complaint with the Florida Elections Commission, claiming that Orange County schools are promoting a "yes" vote on August 26th's sales tax referendum by posting a sign on school property.
Ax the Tax founder Doug Guetzloe's...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Tinley Park's electoral board will hear an objection against a proposed referendum for binding term limits spearheaded by a vocal local critic.
Under the term limits referendum proposed by Tinley Park attorney Steve Eberhardt, village officials would be...
| Aug 15, 2014
After months of discussion and pleas from some residents to look into building an indoor pool in Glen Ellyn, the issue will now fall to voters in the park district.
The district's Board of Commissioners voted this month to place a referendum on the Nov....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka.
Five candidates are vying to replace him in an Aug. 26 primary, and if no one wins more than 50 percent of...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
From the time he was a wee lad on his grandpa's knee, Ian Cowe had pride in his Scottish roots drummed into his bonny little head. Born in Edinburgh, he went to college there, spent part of his career in Scotland and joined the local Scottish cultural...