Election 2013 http://northernpublicradio.org en Freeport Mayor Gaulrapp Defeated http://northernpublicradio.org/post/freeport-mayor-gaulrapp-defeated <p><strong><em>A Difficult Day For Incumbents ...</em></strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Incumbent Freeport Mayor George </span>Gaulrapp<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> lost his seat Tuesday in a Citizens Party primary contest with former Mayor Jim </span>Gitz<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. With 100% of precincts reporting, </span>Gitz<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> had 1,130 votes to 896 for </span>Gaulrapp<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>In the Peoples Party contest, Jon Staben, with 215 votes, defeated Bettye Corbin, with140 votes.</p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:41:16 +0000 WNIJ 25975 at http://northernpublicradio.org Freeport Mayor Gaulrapp Defeated Lawmakers Push Back Filing Deadline http://northernpublicradio.org/post/lawmakers-push-back-filing-deadline <p>Municipal state workers won't have to work Christmas Eve. The deadline for candidates to file petitions for local offices <a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/fulltext.asp?Name=097-1134&amp;GA=97" target="_blank">will now be the day after&nbsp; Christmas. </a> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:45:26 +0000 Jenna Dooley 22722 at http://northernpublicradio.org Lawmakers Push Back Filing Deadline