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Northbrook Election Results March 2012

District 31 referendum passes; Schneider is Democratic nominee in 10th District.

Wondering how elections turned out during the March 20 primary in Northbrook? We've got the scoop on the most hotly contested local races:


With 10 of 10 precincts reporting as of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday evening, . According to unofficial results from the Cook County Clerk's office, it appears that the referendum passed by a narrow margin. 


Early  Northbrook was one of several hundred municipalities in Cook County that asked its voters to consider "electrical aggregation" this year. Passed into law in 2009,  allows villages to pool residential and small business accounts, combine forces with other municipalities and seek bids from alternate electric providers to ComEd in order to negotiate a better rate.  


Incumbent Jan Schakowsky She will face Republican Timothy C. Wolfe in the November general election. "There are over 100,000 new voters in the new 9th Congressional District and I want to make sure that I’m able to find out what they’re looking for from their congressperson for the general election," Schakowsky told Patch.


Deerfield’s Brad Schneider . Ilya Sheyman followed with 38.6 percent, John Tree with 8.8 percent and Vivek Bavda with 5.7 percent. Schneider will face incumbent U.S. Rep. Bob Dold in November. The national Democrats have  before Dold took his oath of office.


 took the Democratic nomination to succeed retiring 29th District state Sen. Susan Garrett (D-Lake Forest). She defeated Milton Sumption and will face Republican Arie Freidman in the general election. In months leading up to elections,  Morrison has stressed her management approach to the social service issues she sees daily in her job.


With some absentee ballots and early votes still to be counted late Tuesday, the Republican primary for the seat of retiring state Rep. Karen May was . At 9:35 p.m., former teacher and Lake Forest resident Lauren Turelli had the lead over Lake Forest doctor Mark Neerhof at 558 votes out of 8,954. Neerhof told Patch he wasn't conceding the race yet, but that a win was "unlikely."

Dan C March 21, 2012 at 01:14 PM
Nice coverage, Patch.
Jennifer Fisher (Editor) March 21, 2012 at 02:01 PM
Thanks for reading, Dan!

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