Sample ballots show voters choices in March 20 primary election

The Cook County Clerk's Office has released sample ballots for the March 20 primary election. The H-F Chronicle is publishing these to give voters lists of the candidates.

Vote on Flossmoor’s sales tax proposal expected Monday

Flossmoor village board members Monday are likely to ask residents to back a proposed referendum to raise local retail sales taxes by 1 percent. If approved by the board, the proposed sales tax initiative will appear on the ballot in the March 20 consolidated election.

New H-F board gets three new members, Anderson elected president

Steve Anderson of Homewood took his seat on the District 233 school board on Monday, May 1, and was elected to serve as its president.

Transparency is priority for 3 new H-F High board members

Steve Anderson, Annette Bannon and Beth Larocca each pledge the Homewood-Flossmoor High School community will have transparency in all board dealings.

On Tuesday, April 4, they defeated three incumbents – Richard Lites, Gerald Pauling and Andy Lindstrom – and challenger Eric Grant in a seven-way race for three four-year terms on the District 233 school board.

Election worker appreciates mayor's thoughtfulness

It's a welcome sight for election judges to see Mayor (Richard) Hofeld arrive at the polls every Election Day. This presidential  election on Nov. 8 was no exception. 

Of course, we're always glad to see our friendly mayor.  But he gives us reason for more. Mayor Hofeld always personally greets each precinct table of election judges, and gifts them with a full package of delicious cookies from Panera's restaurant at Cherry Creek in Homewood.

Election results

Updated at 10:47 p.m. with all precincts reporting for local village, school, library and park board races. 


Polls are open today until 7 p.m.

Anyone who isn't sure where to vote or who's on the ballot can find out at the Cook County Clerk's website.

H-F High School teachers endorse board incumbents.

The teachers union at Homewood-Flossmoor High School has endorsed four Board of Education incumbents who are seeking another term in the April 7 election.

Candidates forum shows sharply different views of H-F High School

Candidates running for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Board of Education Thursday presented widely opposing views of academics, finances and operations at what is arguably the centerpiece of the H-F community.

Meet your candidates: Profiles for the April 2015 local election

In January, the H-F Chronicle sent questionnaires to candidates seeking local governmental offices in the April 7 election. Most responded, giving voters an idea of who they are and what issues they believe are top priorities in local government.

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