Gene Greable appears to have won the Winnetka Village President position, according to unofficial results from the Cook County Clerk's Office. On Wed. afternoon, Chris Rintz officially conceded the election.
Winnetka Village President
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Gene Greable appears to have won the Winnetka Village President position, according to unofficial results from the Cook County Clerk's Office. On Wed. afternoon, Chris Rintz called to congratulate him.
Results do not include early voting, vote by mail or provisional ballots. Any votes for write-in candidates will be counted within a week after the election. Updated at 12:28 a.m., April 11 Chris Rintz has officially conceded the election, according to a statement released in the press. "[This afternoon I congratulated] Mr. Greable on his apparent victory in yesterday's election," he said. "I wished him the best of luck and offered my support as he leads the village forward." Updated at 1:06 p.m., April 10: Chris Rintz isn't throwing in the towel yet, despite last night's vote showing him nearly 200 votes behind his opponent Gene Greable. Rintz released a statement Wednesday morning noting that he would be waiting for all of the votes to …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Gene Greable and Chris Rintz respond to a questionnaire from Patch.
Don't forget — the local election is next Tues., on April 9! Be an informed voter, and check out how the Winnetka Village President candidates Gene Greable and Chris Rintz responded to a questionnaire from Patch. Read Gene Greable's responses here. Read Chris Rintz's responses here. Who do you plan on voting for next week? Let us know in the comments! And be sure to 'like' the Winnetka-Glencoe Patch on Facebook to keep updated on the election!
Candidate Gene Greable responds to questions from Patch
Name: Gene Greable Birthdate: 07/02/1941 Family: I have been married to my wife, Marilynn, for 49 years. I have two children (one son, deceased). My daughter, her husband, and three grandchildren are living in Winnetka. Past Experience: C.P.A., Retired Partner from Arthur Andersen Worldwide, responsible for U.S. Utility Business Consulting; Central U. S. Government Services practice; and Utility Auditor and expert witness. Past local government/relative experience: 2011: Winnetka Chamber of Commerce - Winnetka Man of the Year 2011 - Present: Winnetka Plan Commission, Chairman 2008-2012: Winnetka Village Council, Trustee 2006-2008: Winnetka Zoning Board, Member-at-Large 2005: Winnetka Caucus, Chair 2004: Winnetka Caucus…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The League of Women Voters' Winnetka Village President candidate forum between Chris Rintz and Gene Greable has been cancelled because Greable has declined to participate.
Updated 12 p.m.: Gene Greable explained Wednesday why he does not intend to participate in the League of Women Voters candidate forum. "My qualifications to serve as President and my long and active record of leadership are very well known," Greable said. "My resume speaks for itself. The Winnetka Caucus Council interviewed us both at length and then selected me." Greable noted that any debate should have happened at the Town Meeting when Greable's nomination was ratified. Greable stated that there was no opposition from Rintz or his supporters who "could and should have appeared to challenge my nomination and qualifications in the proper forum." "He did not do so, when he could have debated this specific issue with me at the critical …
Friday, December 21, 2012
The village officials joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in “Mayors Against Illegal Guns”, a coalition to make communities safer by cracking down on illegal guns.
Winnetka Village President Jessica Tucker and Northfield Village President Fred Gougler recently joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other mayors, village presidents and law enforcement officials from around the Chicago region to call for stronger gun regulations. “In order to protect our children, our families and our communities, we need common-sense gun-control legislation,” Mayor Emanuel said. “To provide the residents of our cities with the safety they deserve, we need criminal background checks on all gun sales, a comprehensive assault weapons ban, and a ban on high-capacity magazines meant for the battlefield, not America’s streets. I urge other city leaders from throughout our state and the country to join our cause.” Mayor …