Ostenburg Wins 3rd Term

Updated 4/18/07, 2:30 p.m., with 100% of both Cook and Will Counties reporting

Brandon, Kopycinski, O'Neill Win Trustee Seats 

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– John Ostenburg has been elected to a third term as Village President in Park Forest.  While challenger Paul Jasinevicius won the Will County section of Park Forest by 58 votes, Ostenburg's 60.17% of the over-all vote put him well in front of  Jasinevicius' 39.83%. 

With all 100% of the precincts counted in Cook County and 100% of the precincts counted in Will County, Mae Brandon captured 22.44% of the over-all vote total, Gary Kopycinski took 22.40%, and Georgia O'Neill won third with 18.15%.  Incumbent Cynthia Reed fell behind O'Neill with 15.29% of the overall vote, with Katie Armstrong and Jon Vanderbilt earning 11.61% and 10.10% of the vote respectively.

 Unofficial vote totals from the Cook County and Will County Clerks' sites are as follows: 

Village President
  Cook  Will    
Jasinevicius 1018 184 1202 39.83%
Ostenburg 1690 126 1816 60.17%
Trustee
Brandon 1746 148 1894 22.44%
O'Neill 1412 120 1532 18.15%
Kopycinski 1730 160 1890 22.40%
Vanderbilt 729 123 852 10.10%
Armstrong 852 128 980 11.61%
Reed 1116 175 1291 15.29%

For complete election results for the April 17 election, please visit the Park Foresters website, http://www.parkforest.org/.

Check back with eNews Park Forest later this week for post-election coverage.