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Kendall County Voters Nominate Auditor, Recorder; Cut Their Would-Be Offices

Voters in Kendall County nominated a new auditor and a new recorder Tuesday, while at the same time voting to eliminate their positions.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

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More Than 50 Suburbs Approve Electric Rate Bargaining Referenda

Voters in more than 50 Cook County suburbs Tuesday gave the green light to municipal officials to negotiate with other suppliers to obtain cheaper power rates than ComEd charges its residential customers.

WBBM Newsradio–03/21/2012

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Dozens Of Communities To Vote On New Electricity Rates

Residents of 75 Cook County communities will have the chance next month to vote for lower electric rates. The process is known as “electricity aggregation” — and a 2007 state law requires voter approval.

WBBM Newsradio–02/02/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Many Suburban Mayors Ousted; Tax Hikes Rejected

In suburban elections, there were a number of upsets and incumbents getting the heave-ho.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011