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McLean County Auditor

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McLean County Republican auditor candidate Trisha Malott said she wants to build relationships between the auditor's office and other county office holders and department heads.

A panel of people in a meeting
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The McLean County state’s attorney has given the County Board Finance Committee a legal opinion that effectively backs the Board and the County Treasurer in a dispute with the County Auditor.

Kevin Woodard stands at podium.
Woodard campaign

There are now four people from three political parties who want the job of McLean County auditor in next year's elections.

Trisha Malott speaks
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McLean County Republican leaders say it’s time to address the “troubled auditor’s office.” They think Trisha Malott is the answer.

Josh Barnett
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As McLean County government looks to bring in an outside accounting expert to help resolve a bookkeeping dispute between its two financial officers, the County Board is holding out hope it can be done without additional cost.

Rebecca McNeil and Michelle Anderson
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Members of a McLean County government panel expressed frustration and confusion Monday over a public dispute between the county’s two elected financial officers, a spat which county officials claim has delayed bills getting paid on time and threatened to tarnish the county’s reputation.

Rob Fazzini and Tari Renner
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Former Bloomington alderman and retired banker Rob Fazzini declared his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for McLean County auditor on Monday, saying the job should be part-time and moved from elected to appointed and nonpartisan.

McLean County Government Center
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McLean County's two leading fiscal officers remain locked in a dispute over the county's accounting practices.

Michelle Anderson and Joe Lightcap
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McLean County could be seeking an independent auditor's advice on a change to the county's bookkeeping practices that several county officials said they didn't approve or even know about.