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Republican - Governor-Lieutenant Governor

Richard Irvin/Avery Bourne -

Gary Rabine/Aaron Delmar -

Darren Bailey/Stephanie Trussell -

Paul Schimpf/Carolyn Schofield -

Jesse Sullivan/Kathleen Murphy -

Max Solomon/Latasha Fields -

Democrat - Governor-Lieutenant Governor

J.B. Pritzker/Julianna Stratton (incumbent) -

Beverly Miles/Karla Shaw -

Republican - Secretary of State

Dan Brady -

John Milhiser -

Democrat - Secretary of State

David Moore -

Alexi Giannoulias -

Anna Valencia -

Sidney Moore -

Republican - Attorney General

Steve Kim -

David Shestokas -

Thomas G. DeVore -

Republican - U.S. Senator

Peggy Hubbard -

Casey Chlebek -

Robert "Bobby" Piton -

Jimmy Lee Tillman II -

Anthony W. Williams -

Kathy Salvi -

Matt Dubiel -

Republican - 15th Congressional District

Rodney Davis -

Mary Miller -

Democrat - 13th Congressional District

Nikki Budzinski -

David Palmer -

Republican - 13th Congressional District

Regan Deering -

Matt Hausman -

Jesse Reising -

Terry Martin -

Republican - 54th Illinois Senate District

Steve McClure -

Donald DeBolt -

Davis Gets Endorsement From Local Sheriffs

By Benjamin Cox on May 20, 2022 at 1:09pm

A candidate for the newly drawn 15th Congressional District has picked up endorsements from some current and former local sheriffs. 18 current and former central Illinois county sheriffs announced their endorsement of Rodney Davis’ campaign for Congress in the 15th District. The sheriffs’ endorsement follows the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police endorsement of Davis last […]

Irvin-Bourne Ticket Picks Up Endorsement From Ezard, 50 Other Local Leaders, Legislators, Sheriffs

By Benjamin Cox on May 10, 2022 at 8:37am

The Irvin-Bourne gubernatorial campaign rolled out a new list of co-chairs on Friday. The list includes over 50 local leaders and legislators from around Illinois. One of those is Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard. Ezard says he’s know Irvin for a long time: “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Mr. Irvin through work with the […]

Sullivan, Soloman, & Miles Dodge Ballot Objections

By Benjamin Cox on April 22, 2022 at 9:29am

The Illinois State Board of Elections is still pouring through numerous objections to candidate petitions for the June primary ballot. An entire slate of Republican candidates were stricken from the ballot for various reasons. Objection hearing notes were made public yesterday by the State Board of Elections ahead of a final meeting to certify the […]

Objections Filed on Several Petitions of Candidacy for State Offices

By Benjamin Cox on March 21, 2022 at 8:08pm

Several people filing to run for state offices may be trimmed from the field in the coming weeks after objections to their petitions for nomination were filed at the State Board of Elections in Springfield today. Several GOP gubernatorial candidates had their nominating petitions objected to today. They include Jesse Sullivan and Kathleen Murphy, Max […]

Recap of June Primary Filings For Counties, State, & Federal Offices

By Benjamin Cox on March 18, 2022 at 12:30pm

Several federal and state primary races are shaping up to be competitive, while most county races will remain uncontested. Morgan County’s local races will have zero contested primaries. The lone county board position, clerk, treasurer, and sheriff won’t face any opposition for the June 28th primary. Mike Wankel, Jill Waggener, Crystal Myers, and Mike Carmody […]

June Primary Election Filing Period Opens

By Jeremy Coumbes on March 7, 2022 at 3:58pm

The filing period is now open for the June 28th primary election. Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener says as of this afternoon, she along with a handful of precinct committeemen had already filed paperwork to be on the ballot. Among offices that will be on the ballot in Morgan County this year include County Clerk […]

Miller Congressional Campaign Hit With Campaign Finance Questions, Issues

By Benjamin Cox on February 24, 2022 at 9:19am

A Republican primary in Illinois’ new 15th District is having campaign finances scrutinized. The Federal Election Commission has dinged candidate Mary Miller’s campaign for double counting campaign contributions from her Fourth Quarter of 2021 earnings report. According to Miller’s forms submitted to the FEC, she reported just under $165,000 in fundraising for the fourth quarter […]

Irvin Reported to Enter Gubernatorial Race; Bourne Rumored to Be Running Mate

By Benjamin Cox on January 17, 2022 at 7:48am

The Republican primary for governor is likely to get more crowded today. Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin is expected to announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic incumbent JB Pritzker. State Representative Avery Bourne is expected to be Irvin’s running mate. Bourne has not made her 2022 intentions made public yet. Irvin joins […]

‘Mancow’ Muller Running For Illinois Governor

By Benjamin Cox on January 16, 2022 at 12:55pm

A familiar radio voice to some is throwing is hat in the ring to run for governor of Illinois. Erich “Mancow” Muller announced his plans to seek the state’s top office this week, according to the Patch in Chicago. Mancow in the Morning has run as a syndicated radio show in Springfield in years prior. […]

Kim Announces Second Bid for IL Attorney General

By Benjamin Cox on January 13, 2022 at 12:11pm

A Republican challenger to Democrat Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has come forward, and his name is a blast from the past. Steve Kim, an advisor to former Governor Jim Edgar, announced his candidacy today. Kim first ran for the office in 2010, losing to former Attorney General Lisa Madigan by 33 points. Kim was […]