DANVILLE — Three relative newcomers to local politics are competing in Tuesday's primary to win the Republican party's nomination for Vermilion County recorder.
PAXTON — Ford County Coroner Doug Wallace is being challenged in Tuesday's Republican primary election by a former chief deputy for the Ford County sheriff's office who resigned amid accusations that he beat a burglary suspect.
Here are the Democratic candidates for Vermilion County Board District 5 in the March 20 primary election:
Retired, UI Printing Services
DANVILLE — In Tuesday's primary election, a former Vermilion County Board member is challenging three Democrats who currently hold all three seats in county board District 5.
A political novice is challenging two longtime Democratic members of the Champaign County Board in an all-new district in north Champaign and Urbana.
Here are the candidates for the Democratic primary for Champaign County Board District 11:
owner, Carter's Electrical Contractor
20 years on the county board, six years on the Urbana City Council
retired building service worker, University of Illinois
The competition between Shane Cultra and Jason Barickman goes back almost 18 months.
It started about a minute after Dan Rutherford was elected state treasurer in November 2010 and Rutherford's state Senate seat became available.
Candidates for contested county board races were given the opportunity to answer a series of questions about county government. Here are the answers from Brent West, a Democrat candidate in District 11:
A look at the candidates for the 53rd Senate District:
36, of Champaign
married, one child
lawyer, state representative since 2011
B.S., Illinois State University; J.D., University of Illinois College of Law
61, of Onarga
divorced, four children, one grandchild
Champaign County Board District 7 Democratic Party candidates
71, of Champaign
incumbent county board member
57, of Champaign
owner, Kickapoo Landing
challenger, former mayor of Urbana
48, of rural Champaign