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2015 5th ward alderman candidate: Kate Noreiko

By Andre Phillips | April 2, 2015

Involvement: Former Kishwaukee Hospital director of human resources, former member of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Noreiko HR Consulting founder Q: What do you think is the most pressing issue in your ward?A: We have some basic...

2015 7th ward alderman candidate: Craig Roman

By Andre Phillips | April 2, 2015

Involvement: Elected in DK37 precinct, former treasurer for the DeKalb County Illinois Democratic Party, neighborhood watch chair and employee of two funeral homes in DeKalb and Sycamore Q: What do you think is the most pressing issue in your ward?A:...

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 3rd ward alderman candidate: Steve Kapitan

By Andre Phillips | April 2, 2015

Involvement: Volunteer for more than 30 years, League of Women Voters member, DeKalb County Partnership for a Substance Abuse Free Environment member and DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice founder Q: What do you think is the most pressing...

2015 1st ward alderman candidate: David Jacobson

By Andre Phillips | April 2, 2015

Involvement: 1st ward alderman, Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity alumnus and national board member, member of the NIU Alumni Association’s Greek Affinity Council, Greek community advocate Q: What do you think is the most pressing issue in your ward?A: ......

2015 3rd ward alderman candidate: Michael Marquardt

By Andre Phillips | April 2, 2015

Involvement: Leader of the junior high youth group at First United Methodist Church Q: What do you think is the most pressing issue in your ward?A: The loss of businesses that used to be in our ward.A lot of the manufacturing facilities are gone and ward...

2015 5th ward alderman candidate: Michael Haji-Sheikh

By Andre Phillips | April 2, 2015

Involvement: Associate engineering professor at NIU, former soccer coach, music boosters member, Faculty Senate member and DeKalb County Community Gardens volunteer Q: What do you think is the most pressing issue in your ward?A: Right now we have a large...

2015 7th ward alderman candidate: Monica O’Leary

By Andre Phillips | April 2, 2015

Involvement: 7th ward alderwoman, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church minister, board member of service that helps low-income families who need assistance with rent and lights Q: What do you think is the most pressing issue in your ward?A: Crime. We have...

Candidate Profile: Student Association Student Trustee

By Felix Sarver | March 26, 2012

Name: Elliot Echols Year and major: Senior sociology major Current SA Position: President Other positions: None Experience with the SA: Served as the Director of Athletics, Senator Motivation: He said Student Trustee is the only position directly connected...

 

Election profile: Republican presidential primary

By Joe Palmer | February 29, 2012

Name: Newton Leroy “Newt” GingrichAge: 68Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pa.Education: B.A. in history from Emory University; M.A. and Ph.D. in modern European history from Tulane University.Notable Career History: Assistant professor at West Georgia College...

Candidate profiles U.S. Representative, District 16

By Joe Palmer | February 21, 2012

Name: Donald Manzullo (Incumbent) Affiliation: Republican Hometown: Egan Occupation: US Representative since 1992 Qualifications: Bachelors of Arts from American University, Juris Doctor (Law) from Marquette University Platform: Promoting job creation...

Candidate profiles: State representative 90th district

By Joe Palmer | February 19, 2012

Name: Liandro "Li" Arellano Affliation: Republican Hometown: Dixon Occupation: Small business owner/Soldier - U.S. Army Reserves Qualifications: Self-employed business owner/entrepreneur Platform: Balance Illinois budget, end corruption in state government...

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