2012 election

Neophyte takes on 2 veterans in new Champaign County Board District 11

A political novice is challenging two longtime Democratic members of the Champaign County Board in an all-new district in north Champaign and Urbana.


County Board District 7 Q&A: Rachel Schwartz

Candidates for contested county board races were given the opportunity to answer a series of questions about county government. Here are the answers from Rachel Schwartz, a Democrat candidate in District 7:

 


3 Dems seek seats in Champaign County Board District 7

CHAMPAIGN — Three Democrats — an incumbent county board member, a former mayor of Urbana and an associate professor of accountancy — are seeking two seats on the Champaign County Board in District 7, which includes much of south Champaign.

So far there is no Republican candidate in the district for the fall general election.


Candidates for Champaign County Board District 7

Champaign County Board District 7 Democratic Party candidates

Alan Kurtz

71, of Champaign

energy sales

incumbent county board member

Tod Satterthwaite

57, of Champaign

owner, Kickapoo Landing

challenger, former mayor of Urbana

Rachel Schwartz

48, of rural Champaign


County Board District 7 Q&A: Al Kurtz

Candidates for contested county board races were given the opportunity to answer a series of questions about county government. Here are the answers from Al Kurtz, a Democrat candidate in District 7:


Candidates for Vermilion County Board District 3

Candidates for Vermilion County Board District 3

Steve Fourez

56, Fairmount

Farmer

Rick Knight

57, Indianola

Farmer

W. David Stone

52, Catlin

Retired, Provena regional director of emergeny operations

Charles D. Nesbitt

54, Catlin


Five Republicans seek three seats in Vermilion County Board District 3

DANVILLE — The five Republicans vying for the three Vermilion County Board seats in District 3 in Tuesday's primary race agree the county has tough decisions ahead concerning Vermilion Manor Nursing Home.


Santorum, backers to campaign in Illinois

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is scheduled to be in Effingham Saturday afternoon, followed by two stops in southern Illinois.


Democrat candidates for 13th District debate

URBANA — In the only substantive debate before Tuesday's primary election, the Democratic candidates in the new 13th Congressional District on Wednesday night disagreed on a number of topics including term limits, quickly getting U.S. troops out of Afghanistan, cutting the military budget and their willingness to take corporate campaign support.


Three candidates seek two seats in Champaign County District 3

URBANA — The three Republican candidates for Champaign County Board District 3 include a longtime board member, a recent appointee to the board and a newcomer.


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