6 candidates file to run for council in Village of Melrose Park
Melrose Park voters will decide who will fill seats on the village council when they head to the polls on April 2.
Interested candidates had until Dec. 17 to file their nominating petitions. The local election board determines the number of signatures required to earn a spot on the ballot.
According to local election officials and the Illinois State Board of Elections, the following individuals filed nominating petitions by the deadline:
|Name||Position Seeking||Address||Party Affiliation as of 2016**||Date of Birth||Incumbent Y/N?|
|Anthony J. “Tony” Prignano||Trustee||1532 N. 20th Ave.||Democrat||11-21-1935||Yes|
|Arturo J. Mota||Trustee||1504 N. 32nd Ave.||Democrat||12-19-1967||Yes|
|Mary Ramirez Taconi||Trustee||250 Division St.||Democrat||02-03-1956||Yes|
|Jaime Anguiano||Trustee||134 N. 18th Ave.||Democrat||04-13-1974||Yes|
|Anthony Abruzzo||Trustee||907 Park Drive||Democrat||10-04-1983||Yes|
|Louis "Sonny" Nicotera||Trustee||1211 Norwood St.||Democrat||05-20-1940||Yes|
**Party affiliation is not declared by candidates in local elections. LGIS has determined party affiliation for candidates based on the party designation for the primary election in which they last voted.