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List of candidates running for office in Illinois

(Your Local Election Headquarters) - Illinois will be holding its primary election on March 20. Here's a look at the positions up for election and the candidates.

Statewide Races

Governor and Lieutenant Governor
Bruce Rauner (Evelyn Sanguinetti) – Republican (incumbent)
Jeanne Ives (Rich Morthland) – Republican
JB Pritzker (Juliana Stratton) – Democratic
Chris Kennedy (Ra Joy) – Democratic
Daniel Biss (Litesa E. Wallace) – Democratic
Bob Daiber (Jonathan W. Todd) – Democratic
Tio Hardiman (Patricia Avery) – Democratic
Robert Marshall (Dennis Cole) – Democratic

Attorney General
Erika Harold – Republican
Gary Grasso – Republican
Pat Quinn – Democratic
Renato Mariotti – Democratic
Scott Drury – Democratic
Nancy Rotering – Democratic
Kwame Raoul – Democratic
Jesse Ruiz – Democratic
Sharon Fairley – Democratic
Aaron Goldstein – Democratic

Secretary of State
Jason Helland – Republican
Jesse White – Democratic (incumbent)

Comptroller
Darlene Senger - Republican
Susana A. Mendoza – Democratic (incumbent)

Treasurer
Jim Dodge – Republican
Michael W. Frerichs – Democratic (incumbent)

US Congress, 15th District
John M. Shimkus – Republican (incumbent)
Carl Spoerer – Democratic
Kevin Gaither – Democratic

Democratic Party State Central Committeewoman, 15th Congressional District
Vivian Robinson
Tonya Loker
Rena Elkins Bever
Diana K. Douglas
Germaine Light

Democratic Party State Central Committeeman, 15th Congressional District
Brandon Phelps

109th District, State Representative
David B. Reis – Republican (incumbent)
Darren Bailey – Republican
Cynthia Given – Democratic

Regional Superintendent of Schools (Edwards, Gallatin, Hamilton, Pope, Saline, Wabash, Wayne, and White Counties)
Elizabeth (“Beth”) Riseter - Democratic

Edwards County

Clerk and Recorder
Mary Beth Smith – Republican

Treasurer
Debbie L. Smith – Republican

Sheriff
Deborah (Debbie) Judge – Republican
Darby Boewe – Republican

Supervisor of Assessments
Sheila M. Schnepper - Republican

County Commissioner
Dennis R. Splittorff – Republican
Matthew R. St. Ledger - Republican
Seth A. Root – Democratic

Appellate Court Judge, Fifth Judicial District
David K. Overstreet - Republican
Kevin T. Hoerner – Democratic

Nonpartisan
Should the sale at retail of alcoholic liquor be prohibited in the Village of West Sale?
YES
NO

Wabash County

Sheriff
J. Derek Morgan – Republican
Jimmy L. McVaigh – Republican

Treasurer
Beverly J. McBride – Democratic

Clerk
Janet L. Will – Democratic

County Commissioner
Timothy R. Hocking – Republican

Wayne County 

Sheriff
Mike Everett – Republican (incumbent)
Marty Keoughan – Republican

Clerk
Liz Ann Woodrow – Republican

Treasurer
Donna Masterson - Democratic

Supervisor of Assessments
Jodie Poole – Republican

County Board District 1
Gary Sloan – Republican

County Board District 2
Robert Pearce – Republican

County Board District 3
Shirley MacDavid – Republican
Kelli Locey – Republican

County Board District 4
Melissa Gardner – Republican

County Board District 5
Amy Pollard – Republican

County Board District 6
“Slim” Tanner - Republican
H. Bruce Reeves – Republican

County Board District 7
Royce Carter – Republican

White County

Clerk
Beth (Wheeler) Sell – Democratic

Treasurer
Pamela Myers Armstrong – Republican
Sandra “Sandy” Choate – Democratic
Amy (Burnett) Kauffman – Democratic

Sheriff
Doug Maier – Republican
Jonathan Williams – Democratic

Supervisor of Assessments
Terry (Ziegler) Abell – Democratic

County Board District 1
Jakie Carter – Republican
David D. Dosher – Republican
John Gunter – Democratic

County Board District 5
Steve Shelton – Republican
Clint Spencer – Democratic

Referendum (Enfield Precinct #4 – inside the Village of Enfield Limits)
Shall the sale of alcoholic liquor be prohibited in the Village of Enfield
YES
NO

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(This article was originally published February 27, 2018)


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