Nomination Hearing For Jody Foster (Trustee)

***This post will be updated with information regarding the nomination hearing in connection to candidate Jody Foster for Village Trustee of Midlothian until the end of the hearing*** Last updated January 4, 2017 at 3:11 p.m. Click here to view Jody Foster’s Nomination Papers Rules for Nomination Papers Challenges At today’s hearing, it was determined…

Nomination Hearing For Steven “Steve” Pikorz (Trustee)

***This post will be updated with information regarding the nomination hearing in connection to candidate Steven “Steve” Pikorz for Village Trustee of Midlothian until the end of the hearing*** Last updated January 4, 2017 at 3:09 p.m. Click here to view Steven Pikorz’s Nomination Papers Rules for Nomination Papers Challenges At today’s hearing, it was…

Nomination Hearing For Michael Kohlstedt (Clerk)

***This post will be updated with information regarding the nomination hearing in connection to candidate Michael Kohlstedt for Village Clerk of Midlothian until the end of the hearing*** Last updated January 4, 2017 at 3:05 p.m. Click here to view Michael Kohlstedt’s Nomination Papers Rules for Nomination Papers Challenges At today’s hearing, it was determined…

Nomination Hearing For Sharon Rybak (Mayor)

***This post will be updated with information regarding the nomination hearing in connection to candidate Sharon Rybak for Mayor of Midlothian until the end of the hearing*** Last updated January 4, 2017 at 3:03 p.m. Click here to view Sharon Rybak’s Nomination Papers Rules for Nomination Papers Challenges At today’s hearing, it was determined that…

Part 5: The 2016 Flash and Grab: The Election Is Always What We Make of It

With so many fingers constantly pointing towards a variety of demographic groups as the reason for someone’s misery and loss, it will never cease to fascinate me how frequently Government is given a silent salute and a pledge they will always have an infinite supply of “Get Out of Jail Free” cards waiting for them…

Part 4: The Luck Of Drawing Balls Instead of Straws

Whether or not any of these 5 candidates remove themselves from the race (at any point along the way) is entirely up to them to decide.  We only get to fully realize the race is finally and completely over on April 4, 2017 after the votes are submitted, counted and certified. And right now at…

Part 3: 2016 Resign Recommendations

It isn’t easy sitting here on a Sunday morning thinking about what the upcoming race will actually look like, namely because I believe there are clearly 5 people who I think need to quietly exit the race for a position in a local municipal unit with the upcoming Consolidated Elections.  Sure many will have Monday…