Articles from the 'Decision 2022' series

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  • Updated Oct 26, 2022

  • Updated Oct 19, 2022

  • Updated Oct 19, 2022

  • Citizens called to show faith in democracy

    Updated Oct 19, 2022

    The Nov. 8 election is less than three weeks away. Some of you may have already cast ballots through early voting. Well done, and today, as in election years past, we take the opportunity to use this space to encourage the rest of the electorate to exercise their Constitutional right to select their government representatives. We have provided charts outlining the candidates and their positions in races at the county, state and Congressional levels. See Pages 5 and 7 in this issue for the latest installments. All of our...

  • Updated Oct 12, 2022

  • Updated Oct 12, 2022

  • Nov. 8 election just around the corner

    Pamela Lannom|Updated Oct 5, 2022

    Hinsdale voters will elect officials and weigh in on a proposed amendment to the state constitution and various referendums when they head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8. Of course, they don’t need to wait until Nov. 8 to vote (see sidebar). Constitutional amendment The proposed constitutional amendment would add a new section to the Bill of Rights Article of the Illinois Constitution that would guarantee workers the fundamental right to organize and to bargain collectively and to negotiate wages, hours and working c...

  • Add 'Vote in primary' to Tuesday's to-do list

    Updated Jun 22, 2022

    We’re glad it’s not our job to predict voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary. “What?” you say. “There’s an election on Tuesday?” Yes, so after you drop the kids off for swimming lessons or summer camp, make sure to swing by your polling place to help determine the individuals who will represent their parties in the November general election. “Is there always an election in June?” you might be wondering. No. The Illinois primary typically takes place in March, but legislators last year voted to delay it in part because they were...

  • Early voting for June 28 primary underway

    Updated Jun 15, 2022

    Hinsdale Village Hall, 19 E. Chicago Ave., is serving as an early voting location for any DuPage County resident. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays through June 25. For a full list of early voting locations, visit The closest early voting locations for Cook County residents are Brookfield Village Hall, 8820 Brookfield Ave., and Hodgkins Village Hall, 8990 Lyons St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays...

  • New date and new district for voters

    Pamela Lannom|Updated Jun 2, 2022

    Winter coats are common attire for Illinois residents when they head to the polls for the primary election. They won’t be necessary this year. The Illinois primary, which typically takes place March 15, was moved to June 28 when Senate Bill 825 became law last year. This isn’t the first time the primary date has changed. In 2008, it was moved to early February to help bolster the chances of then-Sen. Barack Obama is his bid for the presidency. It was held again in February in 2010 and moved back to March in 2012. The pri...