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Consolidated Election -- April 4, 2017

Highland Park residents will elect City Council, Moraine Township or West Deerfield Township positions, Park District of Highland Park Commissioner, Members of the Board of Education (North Shore District 112 and Township High School District 113), College of Lake County Trustees, and the Lake County Regional Board of Schools Trustee. (more...) Unofficial Results (Lake County Clerk).

Voter Power

The Lake County Clerk's Voter Power web site allows you to view a sample ballot, locate your polling place, see who represents you, and verify your voter registration.

Early Voting: Begins March 20 and ends April 3.

Early Voting Polling Place: Highland Park Police Station, 1677 Old Deerfield Rd., Highland Park. (847-926-1084) Monday-Friday (9:00 am- 5:00 pm) and Saturday (9:00 am-2:00 pm) -- March 20-April 1. Complete list of Early Voting Sites.

Voter Education

League of Women Voters of Highland Park/Highwood Voters Guide

Daily North Shore

Voter Information Guide (Lake County)

College of Lake County Trustee

Who's on Your Ballot?

Highland Park City Council (full 4-year term; vote for 3)

Highland Park City Council (unexpired 2-year term; vote for 1)

Moraine Township




Trustee (vote for 4)

West Deerfield Township




Trustee (vote for 4)

Park District of Highland Park Commissioner

North Shore School District 112 Board of Education (vote for 4)

Township High School District Board of Education (vote for 3)

College of Lake County Trustee (vote for 2)

  • Catherine M. Finger
  • Loretta K. Dorn
  • James Creighton Mitchell, Jr.
  • Michele Vaughn
  • Julie B. Shroka
  • Gerri Songer
  • Matthew Stanton

Lake County Regional Board of Schools Trustee

  • Donald J. Fontana
  • William Gentes (write-in)
  • Kristen J. Kinsela (write-in)





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Congratulations to Highland Park Author, Daniel Rosenberg

Highland Park resident and author Daniel Rosenberg is one of three finalists in the Soon To Be Famous Illinois Authors Project.  His self-published novel, The Towers Still Stand, was chosen from among sixty-six submissions. (more)   

The Towers Still Stand, Rosenberg’s first work of fiction, is a chilling alternate history thriller premised on the failure of the September 11 attacks.  The hijackers and their leaders regroup and plan another attempt. Only one man in the government and an aggressive journalist suspect the menace.  How can they convince a skeptical nation that the World Trade Center is in danger? These two find themselves in a deadly battle against time and the complacent nature of the US government.

A professional journalist, Daniel Rosenberg’s career includes stints writing for the Wall Street Journal and Barron’s. He currently writes about financial markets for a major brokerage firm. Rosenberg is married, has two sons, and lives in Highland Park, Illinois.

Rosenberg’s book was nominated by the Highland Park Public Library.  The Soon To Be Famous Illinois Authors Project helps raise interest in self-published fiction. Now in its fourth year, the competition is coordinated by library marketing professionals in collaboration with the Illinois Library Association  (ILA) and the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS).  The winner will be announced on Wednesday, April 12 at 1PM at the Gail Borden Public Library District.  For more information, see

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