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'The pendulum has swung': Democrats see big election gains in Will County

Published on Thursday, November 8, 2018

'The pendulum has swung': Democrats see big election gains in Will County

Going into Tuesday’s election, Republicans held a 16-10 majority on the board, and had Nancy Schultz Voots as clerk, and Steve Weber as treasurer. 

Voots is retiring after four terms, and her seat was won by Democrat Lauren Staley-Ferry. Weber was apparently defeated in his re-election bid by Joliet Democrat Tim Brophy.

Democrats took four board seats away from Republicans – just enough to earn a 14-12 majority – including seats in traditional Republican strongholds like Wheatland and Frankfort Townships, officials said.

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