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DeKalb County sees increase in voter turnout

Source: DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder website.
November 13, 2020

DeKALB — This year’s 2020 general election has seen more voters cast their ballot in DeKalb County than any other general election in previous years, with mail-in ballots still being counted.  In...

Students react to 2020 election results

Polling place sign on the Barsema Alumni and Visitor's Center on Nov. 3.
November 10, 2020

DeKALB — After five days of counting votes, Vice President Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump Saturday as the 46th President of the U.S., prompting some students to breathe a “sigh of relief”...

Illinois ‘fair tax’ amendment headed for rejection

Voting booths stand in the Barsema Alumni and Visitor's Center on Tuesday.
November 4, 2020

DeKALB — The Associated Press projects that Illinois’s graduated income tax amendment has failed with 97% of votes counted as of Nov. 4. The amendment appears to have failed with 2.7 million Illinois...

AP: Biden wins Illinois

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak to supporters, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del., as Jill Biden looks on. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 4, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump in Illinois.

AP: Durbin wins reelection

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2020 file photo, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. Durbin is running for re_election against Republican Tom Cotton in the Nov. 3, 2020, general election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite File)
November 4, 2020

DeKALB — Democratic Senator Dick Durbin has won reelection as the Illinois’ U.S. senator, according to the Associated Press.  He has previously served as a senior United States Senator since he was...

Miller appears to retain coroner position

Dennis J. Miller
November 4, 2020

DeKALB- Incumbent Dennis J. Miller is the apparent winner of the DeKalb County coroner race after beating out Cat Brian Prescott by 11,389 votes on election night. Miller first became coroner in 1984. Miller...

Amato appears to win state’s attorney as of election night

Amato appears to win state's attorney as of election night
November 3, 2020

DeKALB — Incumbent Republican Rick Amato appears to have won the DeKalb County State’s Attorney race after beating out Democratic candidate Anna M. Wilhelmi by 7,000 votes on election night. Amato...

Grubbs appears to win circuit clerk as of election night

Grubbs appears to win circuit clerk as of election night
November 3, 2020

DeKalb — Republican candidate Lorri Grubbs appears to have won DeKalb County circuit clerk with 9,490 more votes than Democratic candidate Rukisha L. Crawford on election night. Grubbs will replace Maureen...

DeKalb County Board election results announced

Closeup of election vote button with text that says 2020
November 3, 2020

The following are the apparent winners of the election for DeKalb County Board as of 10:40 p.m. Nov. 3, according to the DeKalb County election reporting console. County Board Member District 1: Kathleen...

Demmer appears to win DeKalb County

Demmer appears to win DeKalb County
November 3, 2020

DeKALB — State Rep. Tom Demmer is the apparent winner of in DeKalb County of the Illinois House of Representatives' 90th District with 2,247 more votes than Democratic candidate Seth Wiggins on election...

Keicher apparent winner of DeKalb County

Candidate profile: Illinois State Representative, District 70
November 3, 2020

DeKALB — State Rep. Jeff Keicher appears to have won DeKalb County as of election night with 3,444 more votes than Democratic candidate challenger and DeKalb County Board member Paul Stoddard for the...

Election Day 2020: DeKalb voters voice their thoughts

Election Day 2020: DeKalb voters voice their thoughts
November 3, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zg0asP9PAyU

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