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When NIU hosts the annual conference of Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education, this year with a theme of “Reshaping Latino Access to Higher Education: Realities, Challenges and Opportunities,” two milestones will take place. Coming to campus Friday, April 29, the event is the first to take place outside Chicago – and, of course, it...
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Identity theft is a growing threat in today’s technology-driven society. DeKalb Circuit Clerk Maureen Josh and County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo are joining together to promote a community shredding event from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6. All members of the public are invited to attend the event, which takes place at 110...
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Members of the media, public and established parties are invited Wednesday, April 3, to participate in the public testing of the election equipment to be used Election Day in DeKalb County. Interested parties can arrive to the second floor at 10 a.m. at 110 E. Sycamore St. in Sycamore  to watch the testing of the...
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Members of the media, public and established parties are invited at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, to participate in the public testing of the election equipment to be used Tuesday, Nov. 6, for Election Day. The testing will take place on the second floor of 110 East Sycamore St. in Sycamore. Up-to-the-minute election information is...
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Beginning  Thursday, Sept. 27, any eligible DeKalb County voter is able to vote in person or by mail for the Nov. 6 general election. Voting by mail is officially called “Absentee Voting.” Election law in Illinois has changed to allow for both voting by mail and voting in person for absentee voting. Voters should also...
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Identity theft is a growing threat in today’s technology-driven society. It is important to take extra precautions to destroy sensitive documents that might have private information on them, such as Social Security numbers, bank accounts or bill account numbers. To assist the community in destroying these documents, DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo is...
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With the conclusion of the March Primary Election cycle, the DeKalb County clerk  and recorder will canvass and officially certify the election results at 2 p.m.Wednesday, April 4. Candidates, members of the media and the public are invited to attend. The canvass consists of an automatic re-tabulation of a list of several precincts provided to...
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Beginning Tuesday, March 27, individuals in DeKalb County with no party affiliation now have the opportunity to seek the required number of signatures to have their name appear on the General Election ballot in November. In most cases, the signature requirements are 5 percent of the number of votes cast in that race at the...
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Members of the public, media and candidates are invited to participate in a public testing of all equipment scheduled for use on Election Day. The public test is a time where members of the community can see a full run of the equipment to ensure it is in suitable working condition to receive ballots and...
The DeKalb County Election Office will host early voting for the Northern Illinois University campus community from Monday, Feb. 27, through Friday, March 2 . Students and the campus community are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Additionally, those residents who are not currently – or need to change – their registration can do...
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DeKalb County will begin in-person and at-home (absentee) voting Thursday, Feb. 9, DeKalb County Clerk John J. Acardo has announced. When voting early, each voter must produce a valid federal, state or other government-issued identification. At -Home (Absentee Voting) Voters interested in voting from home or absentee must submit their application to vote or contact...
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DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo is reminding all residents to be prepared for holiday travel by renewing or applying for passports soon. The DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s office provides passport processing services for new applicants or individuals wishing to renew their passports. Even with expedited service, however, it takes four to six...
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