Wednesday, April 10, 2013
What actually happened Tuesday night?
It's time to play Wednesday-morning quarterback (or Thursday-morning quarterback of you're glancing at the daily newsletter instead of checking out Batavia Patch a couple times every day, as you're supposed to) and take a look at the various Batavia election results. We do this post-election exercise, of course, for the sake of reasoned political analysis and just for the fun of it. Some big changes are coming in Batavia city government. Three incumbents got knocked off by challengers in the April 9 election. Jeffery Schielke was unopposed, but it might have been interesting to see what would have happened if he had been challenged, based on what happened to the incumbents Tuesday. Maybe Batavians felt the mayor's return to office for …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Now that the polls have closed, follow our site for live results to learn who won and by how much in all your Batavia races. We'll be updating this post throughout the night as votes are tallied.
The results are finally rolling in. The above list gives you the results for all your local races and will be updated regularly as vote totals become available.
If you've voted, tell us how it went! If you haven't, here are some tips from someone who's recently been there, done that.
"I Voted." The sticker says it all, but never enough. Every time I vote I'm reminded of how lucky and grateful I am to live in the United States of America, in the 21st century, stoked up on my large, $1 McCafe coffee and participating in what may well be—for all its faults—the greatest democracy in the history of planet Earth. That said, I want to make your voting in this local election as easy as possible, so here are a few Batavia-centric reminders and advice as you head to your polling places, based on my recent, personal experience. (Quick confession: I live in Geneva, so if there are any quirky, Batavia-centric pieces of voting advice you'd like to share, please add them in the comments field below!) Read up before you vote. There …
Your one-stop guide to Batavia Election 2013 articles, websites and media outlets,
Welcome to Batavia Election Central 2013! This is the "hub page" that will link to additional articles, websites and other media outlets to help you get familiar with the Batavia candidates and the issues in contested races prior to the April 9 election. Please bookmark this page and refer to it often! If there's an error, omission or if you just want more information, please contact Rick Nagel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 630-886-0792. (4 seats, 4-year term) 1 seat open; 4-year term 1 seat open; 4-year term 1 seat open; 4-year term all write-in candidates Related Articles: For Batavia Alderman: Daily Herald Likes Volk, Frydendall, Liva and McFadden 4 seats open; 4-year term 4 seats open; 4-year term CITY LIBRARY BOARD BATAVIA TOWNSHIP…
Before you go to the voting booth, check out this source for a list of candidates and links to other articles on Patch and other sites.