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Welcome to DeKalb County's 2017 Election Central

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Latest news on the local elections

  • DeKalb County activists seek parley with Congressmen Kinzinger, Hultgren

    DeKALB – With Congress in recess this week, local activists have joined those around the country in pressing Republican congressmen to hold town hall ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Jerry Smith, candidate for DeKalb Mayor

    DeKalb Mayoral candidate Jerry Smith submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 DeKalb Mayoral race.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Michael Embrey, candidate for DeKalb Mayor

    DeKalb Mayoral candidate Michael Embrey submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 DeKalb Mayoral race.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 1:34 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Misty Haji-Sheikh, candidate for DeKalb Mayor

    DeKalb Mayoral candidate Misty Haji-Sheikh submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 DeKalb Mayoral race.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: John Rey, candidate for DeKalb Mayor

    DeKalb Mayoral candidate and incumbent mayor John Rey submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 DeKalb Mayor ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Video: League of Women Voters DeKalb Mayoral Candidates Forum

    Watch the replay of our Facebook Live video of the League of Women Voters DeKalb Mayoral Candidates Forum here.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:18 am
  • DeKalb County early voting off to a slow start

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County has several competitive races in this year’s consolidated elections, including a four-way contest for mayor of DeKalb, a five ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • League of Women Voters hosts DeKalb candidate forum

    DeKALB – The city becoming a more business-friendly community was a common theme during a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters for all of DeKalb ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Early voting begins at DeKalb County Legislative Center

    SYCAMORE – Area voters will have their first chance to vote in April’s consolidated election from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board approves Moeller separation agreement

    DeKALB – After being on paid administrative leave for five months, DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller will be resigning in April a ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:30 am
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