Area candidates set for April races
Jan 27, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Oak Lawn/Evergreen Park Reporter
The week-long period for candidates to file nominating petitions to run in the April 5 Consolidated Election ended Dec.
#1 Jan 27, 2011
The week-long period for candidates to file nominating petitions to run in the April 5 Consolidated Election ended Dec. 20. Voters will fill elective offices on municipal, public library, school district and park district governing boards on April 5.
Five people have filed to run for three village board trustee seats. The candidates include two incumbent trustee candidates, Michael R. Davies on the Village Action Party ticket and independent Daniel A. Badon. The other candidates are John “Jack” Lind (Village Action Party) and independents David A. Conrad and Lynn M. Barker. Trustee Juanita Babcock has decided not to run for re-election, Village Clerk Chuck Tokar stated.
Chicago Ridge 127½
Five people have filed to run for three open four-year seats. Incumbent school board member Ed Moody will be joined on the ballot by challengers Karen Gaylord, Nancy A. Salzer, Marilyn Scalfro and Rich Rudnick.
#2 Jan 27, 2011
Chicago Ridge Park District
Two incumbent commissioners, Mary Crout and Rob Pratl have filed for two full, four-year terms on Chicago Ridge’s seven-member Park District board. Rich Egan has also filed his candidacy for the unexpired term of Commissioner Wayne Hovel who stepped down. Two years remain on that term, park district director Kevin King explained.
Chicago Ridge Library Board
Board president Karen Kucharski and trustee Richard E. Fitzgerald, both incumbents are each seeking re-election to full six-year terms as is Linda L. Boyer. The library is governed by seven elected trustees, four of whom hold the positions of president, vice-president, treasurer and secretary.
#3 Jan 27, 2011
Hope the Ridge residents can expect a visit from some of these candidates. Change is good.
#4 Feb 15, 2011
For the Davies/Lind/Barker slate to try to hold themselves out as better candidates than Dan Badon is huge laugh. None of them has ever served our country like Dan. None of them has ever put in the kind of time with the youth of our community like Dan has. None of them has his leadership qualities. They will criticize Dan at your door. They will not criticize him in person. Think about that.
#5 Feb 20, 2011
So much for the party. Lynnie is an independent already. Five people have filed to run for three village board trustee seats. The candidates include two incumbent trustee candidates, Michael R. Davies on the Village Action Party ticket and independent Daniel A. Badon. The other candidates are John “Jack” Lind (Village Action Party) and independents David A. Conrad and Lynn M. Barker. Trustee Juanita Babcock has decided not to run for re-election, Village Clerk Chuck Tokar stated.
#6 Mar 22, 2011
Where it says vote for more than 1, you don't have to. You can just vote for 1. Odds get better on them winning instead of giving the others more votes. Think about it.How can I get a BADON sign?
#7 Mar 22, 2011
Don't tell me how to execise my right to vote. I have 3 votes and I will vote for 3 people. I would be outraged if Dan knew or was part of this outrage.
Dan, do you advocate only one vote, for you? If you do shame on you.
#8 Mar 22, 2011
See how people read into things? I never told anyone how to vote. People get bad information and sometimes not enough to know really how things work. Never said I was voting for Dan. I might not even live there! Relax dude.
And you spelled exercise wrong.
#9 Mar 25, 2011
Can you imagine how bad things will get when both Streit and Davies are out of office? With nothing else to do they will bother every village, school and park board that they can. They will drink in bars every night and start fights. They will.....hold on they do that right now. Vote 'em out. They are big boys. They can handle it.
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