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1 Elections (Rock County) Social media vs. shoe leather: City council candidates still believe old-fashioned approaches most effective 01 Apr 2016, 1A
2 Elections (Rock County) Clinton Village Board (photo of Ronald Torkilson, Sonja M. Capes)(Local Election Guide) 01 Apr 2015, Special section, p.9
3 Elections (Rock County) Town of Newark (photo of Merle W. North, Robert W. Carlson) 01 Apr 2015, Special section, p.9
4 Elections (Rock County) Five vie for three open Edgerton School Board seats (photo of Robert T. Chapados, Derek K. Nimmer, Jon Raymond, Steve Zartman)(Steven K. Doll)(Local Election Guide) 01 Apr 2015, Special section, p.8
5 Elections (Rock County) Two meet for Milton mayoral race (photo of Tom Chesmore, Anissa Welch)(Local Election Guide) 01 Apr 2015, Special section, p.7
6 Elections (Janesville) Two candidates, three write-ins and three open seats: Janesville School Board race is a little bit confusing (photo of Greg Ardrey, David DiStefano, Steve Huth, Carla Quirk)(Julieta Henry)(Local Election Guide) 01 Apr 2015, Special section, p.4
7 Elections (Janesville) Six in race for four seats on Janesville City Council (photo of Kay Deupree, Sam Liebert, Douglas Marklein, Billy McCoy, Carol Tidwell, Paul Williams)(Local Election Guide) 01 Apr 2015, Special section, p.3
8 Elections (Rock County) Voting wards and polling place City of Janesville (map)(Local Election Guide) 01 Apr 2015, Special section, p.20
9 Elections (Rock County) Plymouth town board chair (photo of Larry Harding, Dean M. Connell)(Local Election Guide) 01 Apr 2015, Special section, p.2
10 Elections (Rock County) County DA, attorney seek Rock County bench (photo of Michael Haakenson, David O'Leary)(Local Election Guide) 01 Apr 2015, Special section, p.2

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