Monday, April 8, 2013
See who's on the ballot and read about the issues facing voters in city council races, school board races and the contest for township supervisor.
Despite the fact that every spot on the city council, as well as the mayor's seat, is up for election in 2013, there are just a few contested races in Evanston. Voters in the first ward and sixth ward have a choice between two candidates on the ballot, while fifth ward voters have the opportunity to choose a write-in candidate. The position of township supervisor is also up for grabs. When it comes to local school districts, eight candidates are running for four seats on the Evanston Township High School District 202 School Board. The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 race is uncontested, however. First Ward Candidates: Judy Fiske, Edward Tivador Local business owner and incumbent Ald. Judy Fiske is running against newcomer Edward …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
School superintendent Edward Tivador is running against incumbent Ald. Judy Fiske for the first ward seat on the city council. Tivador answered questions from reporters during an Evanston Community Television forum.
School superintendent and first ward candidates Edward Tivador answered questions from reporters during a recent Evanston Community Television forum. His opponent, incumbent Ald. Judy Fiske, could not make the forum. Click on the video above to hear what Tivador had to say about his experience as superintendent of Northbrook/Glenview School District 30, about the ideal relationship between first ward residents and Northwestern University and his ideas for economic development.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Incumbent Judy Fiske is running against challenger Edward Tivador in the race for the first ward seat on the Evanston City Council. Find their answers to our questions here.
First Ward Ald. Judy Fiske is running against challenger Edward Tivador for a seat on the city council. Click on each candidate's name below to read their answers to our Q&A. Judy Fiske - Owner of the local business Fit + Frisky, Fiske stresses the importance of protecting the lakefront and bringing more office and retail business downtown to balance development. Citywide, Fiske says economic development is the most important issue, followed by safety, trust in government and efficient delivery of services. Edward Tivador - The Supt. of Northbrook/Glenview District 30 says he would try to find common ground among the competing interests of the first ward, including residents, Northwestern University and economic development. Citywide, he …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
School superintendent Edward Tivador is running his first campaign for election to the city council in the first ward.
School superintendent Edward Tivador is running for election to his first term on the Evanston city council in the first ward. Here are his answers to the questions we posed to Tivador and first ward incumbent Judy Fiske. 1. How long have you lived in Evanston/the 1st Ward? I have lived in Evanston, and specifically the 1st Ward, for seven years. 2. What elected positions have you held previously? Have you ever run for office before? I have not run for or held a public office previously. I have, however, served on many appointed boards in a legislative capacity over the past 30 years. Examples of my board positions include the Citizens’ Police Advisory Committee in Evanston (CPAC), North Suburban Special Education District (NSSED), and…
Friday, January 11, 2013
An Evanston resident who claimed first ward candidate Edward Tivador did not have proper signatures withdrew her objection on Friday. Tivador is running against incumbent Judy Fiske.
Challenger Edward Tivador will remain on the ballot, opposing Ald. Judy Fiske for election in the first ward, after Evanston resident withdrew her objection to Tivador’s paperwork Friday morning. Barbara Janes had filed an objection against Tivador on the grounds that he did not have the proper signatures to run for office, according to city clerk Rodney Greene. She withdrew her objection at the beginning of a city hearing that took place Friday morning, Greene said. “Once she withdrew her objection, it ended everything right there,” he said, explaining that there was no discussion of the matter at the hearing. In her objection, Janes claimed that some of the same people had signed both candidates’ petitions for nomination. Any duplicate …