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Mayor William F. Murphy, Jr. announced in August that he wouldn't seek another term in 2013 after serving the community as mayor since 1981 and as a village trustee eight years prior. Five candidates originally filed to replace Murphy, but one person dropped out of the race. Early voting begins March 25. Election Day is April 9. Interesting stories relevant to the April 2013 mayoral election. Join Patch! Create a free user account and join the discussion about the future of Woodridge. You'll be subscribed to the free daily newsletter and breaking news alerts. Registered users of Woodridge can cast a vote in our ongoing straw poll.
Four candidates filed to run for mayor in Woodridge, and two of them have taken to Patch's Local Voices section to talk with voters.
Campaign season is in full swing for the April 9 municipal elections, and some Woodridge mayoral candidates have turned to Patch to share opinions and get voter feedback. Five people filed to run for the open position of Woodridge mayor, but current trustee Joe Kagann later withdrew his petition. The others running are: current trustee Gina Cunningham-Picek, as well as Gregory Abbott, Mike Krucek and Ferenc Vandor. Patch offers an open forum called Local Voices where anyone in the community can share news, photos, opinions and more directly on the site. So far, candidates Cunningham-Picek and Krucek have taken advantage of this tool to start a discussion with voters. Are you a candidate? Blog on Patch to share news, photos and opinions …