Wednesday, March 21, 2012
We run through the results of the races that impacted New Lenox and link to articles featuring the candidates' responses.
After voters hit the polls today, Patch will bring you the latest election news and results for all of the races impacting New Lenox area residents. We will be updating throughout the night as results come in. You may also check all voting results within Will County on the Will County Clerk's website. Clicking on a race name below will take you to the Patch Election Central page for that race. Make sure you check out the Election Central voter's guide before voting today. GOP Presidential Candidates (99 percent reporting) Source: AP 1st Congressional District (98 percent precincts reporting) READ: Rush, Peloquin to Face Off in November 11th Congressional District READ: Foster Handily Wins 11th District Nomination State Senate 19th District…
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Turnout for Tuesday's primary was low. Patch editors caught up with poll-goers adamant about exercising their right to step into the ballot boxes. What brought them to the polls?
Although turnout seemed low throughout the area, many south suburban residents cast ballots because of races for the GOP presidential nomination and congressional districts that were redrawn last year. For some voters, their selection in the Republican presidential primary was a matter of finding "the least of all evils." Stephen Buretz, of Frankfort, said that man was Rick Santorum. "I don't know," Buretz said. "He was the best of the worst. I wasn't decided until I stepped up there." Tinley Park election judge Barbara Lavey said she thinks the primary's turnout was hampered by voters having to declare their candidacy. She also said she believed that many democrats didn't feel they had to show up at the ballot box. "It's annoying, but it'…
Updates and live chatter on Patch's Illinois Primary blog, with info on the presidential hopefuls and key Chicago-area contests.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The Patch Network in suburban Chicago is live blogging the March 20 primary from 7 p.m. through the evening Tuesday. Return to this page on New Lenox Patch and join the Chicago area's political conversation today. More Information Read candidate questionnaires and more in our Election Central. Follow the results that impact your town as they come in tonight. Check out the latest election news on Patch.