Election 2013

Freeport Mayor Gaulrapp Defeated

Feb 26, 2013

A Difficult Day For Incumbents ...

Incumbent Freeport Mayor George Gaulrapp lost his seat Tuesday in a Citizens Party primary contest with former Mayor Jim Gitz. With 100% of precincts reporting, Gitz had 1,130 votes to 896 for Gaulrapp.

In the Peoples Party contest, Jon Staben, with 215 votes, defeated Bettye Corbin, with140 votes.

Illinois State Board of Elections

Municipal state workers won't have to work Christmas Eve. The deadline for candidates to file petitions for local offices will now be the day after  Christmas.