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.
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.
Here are the Democratic candidates for Vermilion County Board District 5 in the March 20 primary election:
Retired, UI Printing Services
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
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
A political novice is challenging two longtime Democratic members of the Champaign County Board in an all-new district in north Champaign and Urbana.
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:
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: