Thursday, January 17, 2013
Five candidates will be running for three open seats on the Township High School District 211 Board of Education in the April election. Three are incumbents and two are newcomers.
Three seats will be open on the Township High School District 211 Board of Education for the April 9 consolidated election, and five candidates will be running. Incumbents Robert J. LeFevre of Palatine, who currently serves as board president, along with Schaumburg resident Anna Klimkowica and board secretary, Edward Yung of Inverness, all plan to run again. New candidates include Roman Golash of Palatine and Mike Scharringhausen of Schaumburg. Township High School District 211 has five schools, including Palatine High School and Fremd High School, Hoffman Estates and James B. Conant High Schools, both in Hoffman Estates, and Schaumburg High School in Schaumburg. District 211 has close to 12,500 students in total attending the five …
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Check back to Palatine Patch for election results April 5.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
In unofficial returns ...UPDATED: 11:45 P.M. April 5 School District 15 results (86 of 88 precincts reported) Vote for three Manjula Sriram 5,109 James G. Ekeberg 3,787 Scott Herr 5,670 Gerald D. Chapman 3,573 Gerard Iannuzzelli 5,217 David W. Seiffert 3,816 High School District 211 results (172 of 173 precincts reported) Vote for four George P. Brandt 9,367 Charles Fritz 6,686 Roman G. Golash 5,911 Richard Gerber 9,152 Bill Robertson 8,921 M. Bryan Neal 6,374 Mucia A. Burke 7,587 Palatine Village Council District 5 (13 of 13 precincts reported) Vote for one Kollin Kozlowski 592 Jack Wagner 455 Welcome to the Palatine Patch 2011 Election Guide. Here you will find links and pages detailing positions that will be up for election April 5, …
Palatine resident Bill Robertson won a seat on the District 211 school board Tuesday in unofficial returns.
Palatine resident Bill Robertson won a seat on the Township High School District 211 school board Tuesday. Robertson finished third in a crowded field of seven candidates. School board members George Brandt and Richard Gerber, both Schaumburg residents, were reelected with 9,367 and 9,152 votes respectively with 172 of 173 precincts reporting. Robertson had 8,921 votes. Newcomer and Schaumburg resident Mucia Burke also will join the board. She finished fourth with 7,587 votes. "The biggest thing that citizens seemed receptive to was the fact that I want to bring financial transparency to the district," Robertson said. "When I talk about financial transparency and being more aware of what we're spending money on and publicizing what we are …
Monday, March 28, 2011
As of March 26 214 people had taken advantage of early voting at the Palatine Village Hall.
So far 214 votes have been cast early at the Palatine Village Hall. Early voting for the April 5 election began on March 14 and continues through March 31. The Palatine Village Hall, 200 E. Wood St., and most early voting locations are open through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. As of March 26, the total number of votes cast at the village hall had been 214 – an average slightly more than 17 a day. However, that number is not be fully indicative of how many people have turned out, so far, for elections in Palatine. Cook County registered voters have several possible locations where they can vote early. By comparison Schaumburg has had 615 early voters at the Schaumburg Public Library. Schaumburg, however, has a contested race for mayor. …
Monday, March 7, 2011
Palatine Patch is running questionnaires of local political candidates this week leading up to the April 5 election.
Monday, March 7, 2011
Seven candidates are vying for four open seats in Township High School District 211 April 5 school board election. Palatine Patch asked each candidate to answer questions related to their candidacy. Bill Robertson Biography: Bill Robertson lives in Palatine. He graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree, received his Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Rockford College, and completed his Master of Arts in School Leadership degree from Concordia University Chicago. A former teacher, Robertson is a high school administrator working as an assistant principal. He is a member for the Palatine's Zoning Board, and serves on the Bridge Youth and Family Services Board of Directors. 1) District 211’s budget for …
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The deadline to register for the April 5 Consolidated Election is March 8.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The deadline to register to vote in the April 5 Consolidated Election is March 8. To register you must be a U.S. citizen, be 18 years old by election day and a resident of your precinct for at least 30 days prior to the election. Registration applications for suburban Cook County can be printed in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Polish. Completed applications should be returned to the Cook County Clerk's office, 69 W. Washington, fifth floor, Chicago, IL., 60602. Palatine residents can register in person at Village Hall, 200 E. Wood St., or at Palatine Township offices, 721 S. Quentin Rd. Residents also can register at the clerk's Chicago office or at the courthouse in Rolling Meadows, 2121 Euclid Ave., Room 238. A video about how to…
Friday, February 18, 2011
This isn’t your father’s school board election.
Blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Survey Monkey – these are the tools used today by several local school board candidates to get their message out and to connect with voters. Candidates in both the Community Consolidated School District 15 and Township High School District 211 are utilizing Web 2.0 technology in their campaigns to win a seat on their respective school boards April 5. Defined as web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing, a Web 2.0 site allows users to do more than just retrieve information. It invites them to participate. Just a mere four years ago, Web sites for school board candidates were relatively new and a way for them to post their biographies, link to news articles, letters to the editor and to …
Thursday, January 6, 2011
A challenge of his petitions could knock Schaumburg resident Dennis Watts out of the District 211 school board race.
Schaumburg resident Dennis Watts said he was surprised when a challenge was filed that could block his candidacy for the Township High School District 211 school board. Watts, 67, is one of eight individuals who filed a petition to run for school board. There are four open seats. His candidacy is in jeopardy because of a challenge filed by Palatine resident Sharon Langlotz-Johnson. "I'm a rule follower," Langlotz-Johnson said. "I'm very black and white. When rules are set everyone should be required to follow them." Watts' petition contained 55 signatures; 50 signatures were needed to run. However, Langlotz-Johnson said that at least three signatures are from individuals who live outside District 211 and she does not believe that Watts has…