Election 2013

Elections 2013
2:41 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Freeport Mayor Gaulrapp Defeated

A Difficult Day For Incumbents ...

WNIJ's Susan Stephens spoke with the winners in the mayor's race in Freeport's primary election.

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.

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Election 2013
4:45 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Lawmakers Push Back Filing Deadline

Credit 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.

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