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Candidates file for various offices

by Megan Schuller, Assistant Editor Local Government

Filing for public offices for the upcoming April election closed on Monday, Dec. 17. Openings in various public offices are up for grabs by both incumbents and challenging opponents. 

Village of Mokena

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Election 2018: Tim Brophy defeats incumbent Steve Weber for Treasurer’s position

News, Local Government

The votes are in, and it looks like Mokena resident Steve Weber is out.

Challenger Tim Brophy took more than 51 percent of the votes for Will County Treasurer over incumbent Weber, who got just shy of 49 percent.

The vote was decided...

Election 2018: State Rep. Margo McDermed wins third term

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Local Government

Republican incumbent State Rep. Margo McDermed was given a third term by Illinois voters, defeating Democratic challenger Matthew J. Hunt.

McDermed was up 5,630 votes to Hunt's 4,525 in suburban Cook County with 18 of 20 precincts reporting...