Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Based on uncertified vote totals, it appears Mayor James Sexton will come out on top against write-in candidate Shawn Good.
It's another four years for Mayor James Sexton. Based on the number of ballots cast and the total unofficial vote tally it appears that Sexton has come out on top over write-in challenger Shawn Good. "I feel great, I have great supporters and we will continue on," Sexton said Tuesday night. Sexton had 2,560 votes out of 2,911 ballots cast, according to unofficial Cook County Clerk's office vote tallies. The actual write-in ballots will be tallied in about one week. Connected to Evergreen Park Patch: Newsletters to have headlines and "Like" our Facebook page. Good mounted a write-in campaign after she was removed from the ballot due to incorrect petition fasteners and an inadequate number of signatures. In the past year, Sexton has …
Patch has the unofficial results from the Cook County Clerk's office for all the races that affect the city. Find out who will be holding what office after Tuesday night.
These are the unofficial Election Day results provided by the Cook County Clerk's Office. Results will not be official until they've been validated by the clerk's office later in the month. Of special note is the mayoral race where write-in votes will not be counted for at least a week. Check Out Patch's 2013 Election Central for Evergreen Park for Updates and Coverage of All the Races Affecting the Village Two Ways to Stay Connected to Evergreen Park Patch:
Friday, March 29, 2013
Your guide to the local elections.
Contested Races: Evergreen Park Mayor: James Sexton (incumbent) vs. Shawn Good (write-in) Evergreen Park Library Trustee, Unexpired 2-year term Worth Township Moraine Valley Board Uncontested Races: Evergreen Park Village Board Vote for 3 Board Member, Evergreen Park School District 124 Vote for 4 Board Member, Evergreen Park Community High School District 231 Vote for 4 Library Trustee, Village of Evergreen Park (6-year term) Vote for 3 ADD YOUR VOICE TO THE LOCAL DEBATE:Do you have something to say about the local election? Join Patch and post a Local Voices blog. VOTER INFO: To see your sample ballot, check if you are registered and find your designated polling location, go to the Cook County Clerk's website and enter your address.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Shawn Good is running for mayor of Evergreen Park as a write-in candidate.
Name: Shawn Good Position sought: Mayor of Evergreen Park, Illinois Age: 44 Family (name, relationship and age): Brian Good, husband 48, Brendan, son 17, Shannon, daughter 14, Kyle, son 9 Education (degree and school): Master of Arts in Political & Justice Studies, Governor’s State University - 2000; Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice – GSU 1993; Associates of Science in Information Management, Community College of the Air Force, 1998; Associates of Liberal Arts, Moraine Valley Community College, 1990 Occupation: Federal Law Enforcement Agency Paralegal Political party affiliation, If any: I prefer not to comment as this is a non-partisan election. Previous elected offices: Class President of Federal Law …
Friday, March 22, 2013
A guide to the April 2013 mayoral race pitting longtime incumbent James Sexton against write-in challenger Shawn Good.
Early voting begins March 25. Election Day is April 9. When we get closer to the days when you can cast a ballot, click on each name to read biographical and issue-based information about Mayor James Sexton and challenger Shawn Good. Interesting stories relevant to the April 2013 mayoral election. Join Patch! Create a free user account and join the discussion about the future of Evergreen Park. You'll be subscribed to the free daily newsletter and breaking news alerts. Got a news tip? Email Patch editor Dan Lambert or Lorraine Swanson.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Petitions cited for lack of valid signatures, inappropriate binding
In less than five minutes Thursday morning, Evergreen Park election officials slammed the door on the mayoral candidacy of Shawn Good. Sign up for Evergreen Park Patch breaking news alerts. The Village of Evergreen Park Municipal Officers Electoral Board, consisting of Trustees Carol Kyle and Jerome Bosch, and Village Clerk Catherine Aparo, with representation by attorney Joseph Cainkar, voted unanimously to remove Good’s name from the April 9 election ballot. Good is challenging incumbent Mayor James Sexton, the only contested race in the upcoming municipal election, other than a library board race for two-year trustee. The action came after two village residents, Geoffrey Layhe and Anthony Yukich, filed an objection regarding Good’s …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Mayoral challenger Shawn Good has some interesting ideas for Evergreen Park, but first she must survive a petition challenge by two associates of Mayor James Sexton.
Evergreen Park mayoral challenger Shawn Good’s back is pressed against the ropes in her bid to get her name on the ballot in the upcoming April election. Sign up for the Evergreen Park Patch newsletter and breaking news alerts. Like many rookie candidates, an objection has been filed against Good’s nominating petitions for not being securely bound when turned into the village and for lacking the proper number of valid signatures. Good is challenging Mayor James Sexton in the upcoming consolidated election. She represented herself before the Village of Evergreen Park’s electoral board on Jan. 10. Pending her objectors’ visit to the Cook County Clerk’s office to validate signatures on her petitions, whether or not her name ends up on the …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The mayoral candidate will find out next week if her name will remain on the ballot.
Shawn Good’s bid for mayor may come to an abrupt end when the Evergreen Park Municipal Officers Electoral Board meets next Thursday, Jan. 17, in the Council Chambers. Good’s petitions are being challenged by Geoffrey Layne and Anthony Yukich for not being securely bound when turned in to the village and for lacking the proper number of valid signatures. After the initial meeting, Good called the challenge “typical Chicago politics” and said she would be vindicated in the end. The Electoral Board met Thursday morning where attorney Burton Odelson, founding partner of Odelson and Sterk in Evergreen Park, represented the two objectors. Shawn Good represented herself. Odelson, to prove his point about securely bound petitions, picked up the …