State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) has no primary challenger in his bid to retain the 58th District Illinois House seat. But he’ll face a Republican opponent in the general election in November.
The field of hopefuls for the March 18 primary election was set this week with the close of filing for major-party candidates, although write-in candidates could still emerge and petition challenges are likely. According to information posted by the Lake County Clerk, the 356 individuals meeting the Dec. 2 deadline to bid for county offices and precinct committeeman posts are listed here.
Three candidates filed for the 10th District Congressional seat by Monday’s 5 p.m. deadline, with former Congressman Bob Dold hoping to reclaim in November 2014 the seat he lost to U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (D-10th) two years earlier.
A Kane County judge on Friday overturned a new state law that would have mandated creation of an elections commission in Lake County and usurped the duties of the Lake County Clerk’s Office to run local elections.
Now there are two Democratic candidates running to unseat Republican Sheriff Mark Curran, the latest being retired Lake County Sheriff Deputy John Krempotic.
Attorney Carla N. Wyckoff announced that she is a candidate for the office of Lake County Clerk in the March 2014 Primary Election and November 2014 General Election.
The Lake County Republican Federation announced that Sen. Mark Kirk will be the featured guest for a special reception Oct. 18 at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort.
Longtime Republican Lake County Clerk Willard Helander is not seeking reelection next year. In a lengthy posting on Facebook Monday, Helander announced her decision.
An investigator for the Lake County Coroner’s Office has announced he will run for sheriff in the March Democratic primary to challenge Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran in 2014.
Newport Township residents unhappy with their township supervisor, George Pavelich, and the lawsuits under his watch, are in luck because both candidates looking to succeed him say that is one of the major issues in this election.
Roughly six months after their swearing-in as first-time Lake County Board members, Sandra Hart of Lake Bluff and Michael Rummel of Lake Forest have a new view of the county and its needs.
A third Republican has announced he will seek a seat on the Lake County Board representing most of Mundelein.
It may now be legal, but those who want to carry a concealed weapon can’t actually do it in Illinois — not until March 2014 at the earliest. That’s because the language in the concealed-carry legislation, made into law after the General Assembly voted to override Gov. Quinn’s amendatory veto on Tuesday, gives the Illinois State Police 180 days before the agency must make applications available for concealed carry permits.
Two veterans in Mundelein politics have announced they will seek a seat on the Lake County Board in the 2014 election. Village Trustee Terri Voss and Fremont Township Trustee Cornelius “Connie” Shanahan said they plan to run as Republicans for the county board’s 10th district seat.
Beach Park Mayor John Hucker praised candidates in the village’s April 9 election for their “clean and kind” campaign.
LAKE BLUFF — It was a cakewalk for Lake Bluff Caucus-endorsed candidates in the Village Trustee race with incumbent John Josephitis, Bill Meyer and Eric Grenier seizing an easy victory.
Josephitis, elected to his second four-year term as trustee, was the top vote getter with …