2012 election: John Alexander, Vermilion County Board District 6

2012 election: John Alexander, Vermilion County Board District 6

John C. Alexander

Republican

Age: 59

Home: Danville

Occupation: Executive director YMCA

Political experience: Appointed to Vermilion County Board in District 2 in 2001 and elected in 2002, 2006, 2010; appointed to District 6 in July 2012; member of the Potomac school board 1980-1988 and 1990-1994.

Issues: Wants Vermilion Manor Nursing Home to stay open, which may require selling to a private entity; favors the proposal to merge portions of city and county animal regulation services; proponent of limiting county government and tax burdens.