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November 2012 Plainfield General Election Central

We want to make sure you've got all the information you need before hitting the voting booth Nov. 6. See below for information on the upcoming election and a breakdown of every race, with links to individual candidate profiles.

We want to make sure you've got all the information you need before hitting the voting booth Nov. 6. See below for information on the upcoming election and a breakdown of every race, with links to individual candidate profiles.

Election Info

  • Polling locations: To find your polling place, CLICK HERE.
  • Voter registration: For a list of voter registration locations, CLICK HERE.
  • Absentee Ballot Application: To request an absentee ballot application, CLICK HERE. Absentee voting begins Sept. 27.
  • Early Voting: Early voting is from Oct. 22-Nov. 3. Early voting is available from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the building; will offer early voting from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. For a complete list of early voting locations and hours, CLICK HERE.

Races

11th Congressional District

14th Congressional District

Illinois 42nd Senate Seat

  • Peter Hurtado (R) (Questionnaire has been sent to candidate)
  • Linda Holmes (D) (Questionnaire has been sent to candidate)

Illinois 49th Senate Seat

  • Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D) (Questionnaire has been sent to candidate)

97th State House Seat

98th State House Seat

  • Natalie Manley (D) (Questionnaire has been sent to candidate)

Will County Board District 3 (vote for 2)

  • Victor D. Zack (R)
  • Stephen J. Engel (R)
  • Elizabeth J. "Beth" Rice (D)
  • Don Moran (D)

Will County Board District 5 (vote for 2)

  • Lee Ann Goodson* (R)
  • John F. Argoudelis* (R)

Will County Board District 13 (vote for 2)

  • Liz Collins (R)
  • Tim Kraulidis (R)
  • Mark Ferry (D)

Will County Auditor

  • Mark Batinick (R)
  • Duffy Blackburn* (D)

Will County Executive

  • Corey Singer (R)
  • Lawrence M. "Larry" Walsh* (D)

Will County Circuit Clerk

  • Marlene Carlson (R)
  • Pamela J. "Pam" McGuire* (D)

Will County Coroner

  • Charles Lyons (R)
  • Patrick K. O'Neil* (D)

Will County Recorder of Deeds

  • Laurie McPhillips (R)
  • Karen A. Stukel* (D)

Will County State's Attorney

  • Dave Carlson (R)
  • Jim W. Glasgow* (D)

* Denotes incumbent

News

Seriously? October 29, 2012 at 10:43 PM
Tim, I recommend you read the FCC (not the FTC) law before blathering on about a whole lot of nothing. While you are correct that political calls to cell phones are prohibited without express permission, the penalty is not $16,000/violation. That penalty is for robocallers that do not have a license. Mistakes can happen, and do. You most likely gave your cell phone as your home phone. How are they supposed to know the difference? Report away, but don't expect much to happen. Why not better spend your time on a topic that's worth discussing?
Tim October 29, 2012 at 11:27 PM
How are they supposed to know the difference? Usually they run it through a database of cell phone numbers, provided by the major carriers, and compare it to their list. You know, like the law provided for them to do after it was enacted? Every other company that does this legally doesn't seem to have a problem doing this, so why is it acceptable to you when Garrett Peck does it? While you may overlay your own experience(or lack of) onto the outside world and find such 'confusion' acceptable, those who know how this is actually done find it unacceptable that an incredibly simple task was skipped in the rush to spam as many people as possible with phone calls. The FTC wrote the laws in 2009 that outlawed most robocalls like this, not the FCC. So there are no laws to read from the FCC. The FCC enforces them. But that is not germane to the conversation. And no, it is not a 'mistake'. Even if I put my mobile number down as my home number, they still need EXPLICIT permission to call. What would have been legal? Manually dialing everyone that gave them documented permission to call them. Anything else, is not.
Grandpamike October 29, 2012 at 11:27 PM
It does, thanks.
Lisa S. November 03, 2012 at 08:49 PM
It is a tragedy that an article like this degrades into political hackey sack. I am a proud Republican and am personally offended at some of these comments. The 'proud democrats' here seem to believe that if you think Early voting is a waste of time and money, or that voter fraud exists (it does) that you are part of some deviant conspiracy to disenfranchise Democratic voters. News flash...Republicans vote early too.
JeffK November 04, 2012 at 01:29 AM
I've had my signal in the air for days calling "the bat". The self proclaimed crusader hasn't publically called out Peck for his recent reporting erros at the sate. I guess we shouldn't take the bat too seriously. As if anyone was

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