Candidates in the Republican primary March 20 for Vermilion County recorder:
1979 graduate Wabash College, Ind.; 1982 graduate SIU-Carbondale School of Law
Wife, Darla O'Shaughnessy; 3 adult children, Beth, Adam and Annie; one grandchild, Abigail
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
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:
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 — 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.