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David Jacobson:116 votes (100 percent)

Turnout down in elections

By Andre Phillips and Satta Kendor | April 9, 2015

About 1,241 votes were cast Tuesday in the 2015 DeKalb aldermanic election, a 60 vote decline from the last odd-numbered ward election in 2011.One alderman is elected from each of the seven wards in the city and serves a four-year term. The odd-numbered...

DeKalb election winners want change: Jacobson

By Northern Star Staff | April 7, 2015

First ward Alderman David Jacobson, who garnered 116 votes as he ran unopposed in the 2015 DeKalb aldermanic election, said those who won the elections are looking to change things.“I think there’s a whole lot the city needs to look at ... I think...

Election results: Jacobson, Marquardt, Noreiko, O’Leary take alderman spots

By Northern Star staff | April 7, 2015

Michael Marquardt and Kate Noreiko will join the City Council as the 3rd and 5th ward aldermen, respectively.Marquardt won the 3rd ward with 237 votes to candidate Steve Kapitan's 228 votes.Noreiko with 247 votes defeated Michael Haji-Sheikh with 220...

2015 5th ward alderman candidate: Cameron Zelaya

By Andre Phillips | April 2, 2015

Clarification: Zelaya incorrectly told the Northern Star $2.1 million in cuts acme from "sales tax" the state reimburses the city. Zelaya meant to say "income tax."Involvement: DeKalb County Health Department in-person counselor, First Congregational...

2015 Aldermen Elections: Candidates Night

By Jackie Nevarez | March 19, 2015

The League of Women Voters of DeKalb County will hold a Candidates’ Night 6:30 p.m. today in the second floor of the DeKalb Municipal Building, 200 S. Fourth St.Candidates in contested races, including the 3rd, 5th and 7th wards, will answer questions...

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