8 candidates file to run for office in Elmwood Park
Elmwood Park voters will decide who will serve on the village and library boards 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 turned in nominating petitions to run for the open seats:
|Name||Position Seeking||Address||Party Affiliation as of 2016**||Date of Birth||Incumbent Y/N?|
|Alan T. Kaminski||Trustee||22121 N. 76th Ct||Republican||05-17-1954||Yes|
|Angela Stranges||Trustee||1910 N. 77th Court||Republican||09-21-1962||Yes|
|Jonathan L Zivojnovic||Trustee||7818 W. Cortland St.||Republican||01-07-1981||Yes|
|Chris Pesko||Library Trustee||1626 N. 74th Ave.||Republican||10-21-1963||Yes|
|Marisa Santangelo||Library Trustee||2617 N. 77th Court||Republican||6-3-1956||Yes|
|Shakundala "Sk" Narayan||Library Trustee||7818 W. Cressett||Democrat||08-16-1962||No|
|Elsa M Volpe||Library Trustee||7930 W. Country Club Lane||Republican||08-23-1962||Yes|
|Michela Shipinski||Library Trustee||1838 N. 74th Ct||Republican||05-12-1971||No|
**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.