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Latest news on the local elections

  • Letter: Jerry Smith – the leader DeKalb needs

    To the Editor:Being born and raised in DeKalb my whole life, a familiar figure and role model for me ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:11 pm
  • Letter: Vote to keep DeKalb mayor's momentum going

    To the Editor:I am mayor of DeKalb and a candidate for re-election. I chose to run in 2013. By stepp ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:11 pm
  • Letter: Misty Haji-Sheikh has ideas, innovation DeKalb needs

    To the Editor:I am writing in support of Misty Haji-Sheikh for mayor of the city of DeKalb. I have k ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:11 pm
  • University Village to host final DeKalb candidates forum

    DeKALB – Voters’ final opportunity to engage DeKalb’s four mayoral candidates, two Ward 2 alderman candidates and nine DeKalb School District 428 Boar ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:09 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Richard Robins, candidate for Cortland Trustee

    Cortland Trustee candidate Richard Robins submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 Cortland Trustee race.
    March 28, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Letter: DeKalb mayor candidate Jerry Smith an upright leader

    To the Editor:Some readers may not be aware that a long time ago, everyone was named Smith, and when ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:56 pm
  • Letter: Candy Smith will bring loyalty, integrity, heart as mayor

    To the Editor:Candy Smith will be a great mayor of Sycamore! She is Sycamore-born and -raised, lived ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:56 pm
  • Waterman voters invited to meet the candidates Tuesday

    WATERMAN – Waterman voters can question candidates for various local offices tonight at an event sponsored by the Waterman Lions Club.
    March 27, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • DeKalb mayoral candidates hit with attack ads

    DeKALB – With a little more than a week remaining before election day, flyers and campaign signs negatively targeting DeKalb’s four mayoral candidates ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Bill Powers, candidate for Sycamore Township Highway Commissioner

    Sycamore Township Highway Commissioner candidate Bill Powers submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 Sycam ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:34 am
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