SPRINGFIELD — Only supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney filed delegate and alternate delegate slates with the State Board of Elections Tuesday, the first day for presidential aspirants to make public their list of convention delegates.
SPRINGFIELD — A McLean County farmer will oppose two-term U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock in the 18th Congressional District Republican Party primary on March 20.
Darrel Miller, 58, of Danvers on Tuesday filed nominating papers with the State Board of Elections to run in the new congressional district that includes most of McLean County and all or parts of 19 counties in western Illinois.
URBANA — Republican circuit clerk candidate Stephanie Holderfield could be knocked off the Republican Party primary election ballot if a petition challenge is successful.
If Holderfield is removed from the March 20, 2012, primary election ballot, the chief beneficiary will be former state Sen. Rick Winkel, the only other Republican candidate for circuit clerk.
PAXTON — Voters in Ford County will have options when choosing the Republican nominees for some seats on the county board and for the county coroner's job in 2012.
WATSEKA — The Iroquois County Board will have a new look following the 2012 election, as nine incumbents did not file for re-election by the close of the filing period Monday afternoon.
Among those not seeking re-election was Chairman Ron Schroeder of rural St. Anne, who has served 24 years on the board and 10 as chairman.
SPRINGFIELD — Republican residents of a legislative district north of Champaign-Urbana will have a five-way race for the new 106th House District seat.
Two more candidates filed before Monday's deadline, making it the most crowded Republican primary next March in all of Illinois' 177 legislative districts.
URBANA — Champaign County voters will have a number of primary-election races March 20.
With candidate filing concluded Monday, Democrats will have two countywide primary races (county auditor and circuit clerk) and Republicans will have one (circuit clerk).
DANVILLE — No one decided to challenge the four countywide officeholders who are up for re-election next year, but the countywide office that has no incumbent running has drawn quite a bit of interest as four filed to run for Vermilion County recorder.
URBANA — Champaign County voters, both Republicans and Democrats, are guaranteed at least one countywide primary election contest in March.
Candidate filing opened Monday morning, and Democrats will have at least two contested primaries, one for county auditor and another for circuit court clerk. Republicans have a primary race for circuit court clerk.
WATSEKA — One of Iroquois County's newly redrawn voting districts already has a full slate of candidates for the county board in the March 2012 Republican primary election.
But by the time the first day of the filing period ended Monday, the three other districts need more candidates to come forward.