Painter re-elected to DuPage Forest Commission
Linda Painter of Hinsdale, who was re-elected to the DuPage Forest Preserve Board, checks the returns Tuesday at the Downers Grove Township Republican gathering in Westmont. | Curtis Lehmkuhl~Sun-Times Media
Updated: November 7, 2012 6:08PM
BURR RIDGE — Linda Painter said she is looking forward to another term as DuPage County Forest Preserve District 3 commissioner after her unofficial win Tuesday over challenger Steve Leopoldo.
“I’m looking forward to working with the new board,” said Painter. Three new commissioners were elected to the board in Tuesday’s election.
Painter led Leopoldo with 57.72 percent of the vote after 125 of 128 precincts were counted.
“I’m very happy that the people have entrusted me with another term,” Painter said.