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Thousands of Dollars
6:27 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Cost Savings If Macomb Dumps Primary

The McDonough County clerk is asking the city to no longer hold a primary in February of odd-numbered years.

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5:42 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

No Investigation of Wailand’s Residency

Clay Hinderliter
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb aldermen decided against reviewing whether Steve Wailand is eligible to serve as the city’s new second ward alderman.

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1:37 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Macomb Reviewing Election Options

Fourth Ward Alderman Dave Dorsett
Credit Rich Egger

In response to the confusion caused by the 50% Plus One case, Macomb aldermen are considering whether to get rid of the February election.

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2:36 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Former Alderman Questions Wailand's Residency

Former 2nd Ward Alderman Kay Hill
Credit Rich Egger

A judge ruled Kay Hill lost the election for second ward alderman in Macomb to Western Illinois University student Steve Wailand. But Hill is not giving up her fight over the seat.

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2:58 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Wailand Might Work on Macomb Election Code

Steve Wailand
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb Second Ward Alderman-Elect Steve Wailand said one of the first issues he might tackle after taking office is to clarify the city’s election code.

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