Maggie Auger Wins County Board Seat South of the McHenry County Border

Representing Algonquin’s Kane County portion on the Kane County Board will be Maggie Auger.

She defeated Linda Nuneman 64% to 32%.

Photos and text below was supplied by a friend of McHenry County Blog:

An “Election Alert” flashes on the TV at Kane County Board candidate Maggie Auger’s Victory Party, held election night at the Barley House in Algonquin.

Village President John Schmitt watches the returns from the Kane County Clerk’s website displayed on the big screen TV.

Auger, Algonquin’s Planning & Zoning Commission Chairperson, is the first Algonquin resident to serve on Kane County Board.

Giving new meaning to Kane County’s geographic borders “from Algonquin to Aurora,” Republican Maggie Auger (R, Algonquin) won election to the Kane County Board representing the 23rd district.

Auger, who chairs the village of Algonquin’s Planning & Zoning Commission, defeated Democrat Linda Nuneman (D, Sleepy Hollow) by a nearly 2 to 1 margin, according to unofficial
returns from the Kane County Clerk’s office.

“I know I have a lot of work ahead of me. I’d like to maintain a balanced budget and improve transportation, and protect our quality of life here in Kane County, but tonight is a night to celebrate!

“I know I’ve got difficult work ahead of me,” said Auger when she addressed the Victory Night audience of nearly 60 friends, supporters and elected officials at the Barley House in Algonquin Commons.

Algonquin’s Maggie Auger (center) with Algonquin Village Trustees (from left) Jerry Glogowski, Debby Sosine, Brian Dianis and Bob Smith. Former Dundee Township Republican Committeewoman Belva Thomas is seated.

Auger’s election made history as she will be the first resident of Algonquin to serve on the Kane County Board and the Kane County Forest Preserve District board of commissioners. The Kane County Board is divided into 26 single-portions with the county board chairman elected at largeof the villages of Carpentersville, Sleepy Hollow, West Dundee, and unincorporated Dundee Township. The 23rd district includes all of the the Kane County portion of Algonquin, along with portions of the villages of Carpentersville, Sleepy Hollow, West Dundee, and unincorporated Dundee Township.


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