2013 election http://northernpublicradio.org en Mayors Chamberlain, Morrissey, Rey, Gitz: Plus Links To More Election Results http://northernpublicradio.org/post/mayors-chamberlain-morrissey-rey-gitz-plus-links-more-election-results <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Mayoral contests were particularly contentious in four northern Illinois cities this election day.</p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 00:01:21 +0000 WNIJ 28077 at http://northernpublicradio.org Mayors Chamberlain, Morrissey, Rey, Gitz: Plus Links To More Election Results Hughes to run for Rockford mayor http://northernpublicradio.org/post/hughes-run-rockford-mayor <p>Jim Hughes, Winnebago County Director of Development Services, has announced that he plans to run mayor of Rockford.</p><p>A former Rockford alderman and Winnebago County Board member, the self-described &ldquo;Zeke Giorgi Democrat&rdquo; filed as a candidate for State Senate in the 34<sup>th</sup> District last fall but withdrew when his petitions were challenged. He also has been a Rockford mayoral candidate before.</p><p>Hughes plans to announce his candidacy officially at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main St.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:35:03 +0000 Victor Yehling 13724 at http://northernpublicradio.org