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Democratic Candidate For President of the United States (7 Counties)

Joe Biden - 3298

Tulsi Gabbard - 41

Bernie Sanders - 1365

Other Candidates - 343

Republican Candidate For President of the United States (4 Counties)

Donald Trump - 5536

Roque De La Fuente - 265

Republican Nominee For U.S. Senate (Durbin Seat) (Statewide Numbers)

Robert Marshall - 72965

Peggy Hubbard - 108911

Casey Chlebek - 26420

Mark C. Curran, Jr. - 198705

Tom Tarter - 70616

U.S. Representative Democratic Candidate 13th District (Davis Seat)

Betsey Dirksen-Londrigan - 47465

Stefanie Smith - 14663

93rd Illinois Legislative District Democratic Candidate (Hammond Seat)

Scott Stoll - 4164

Emiliano Vera - 2199

7th Judicial Circuit Republican Nominee (Day Vacancy) 22 of 22 Precincts Reporting

John Wayne Guntren - 579

Zachary A. Schmidt - 728

7th Judicial Circuit Democratic Nominee (Day Vacancy) 22 of 22 Precincts Reporting

Matt Goetten - 601

Elliott L. Turpin - 388

Morgan County Coroner 90% Precincts Reporting

Charles "Chuck" Jennings - 523

Marcy Patterson - 1372

Early Voting Numbers- 80% Precincts Reported New Berlin School Bond Referendum: Shall the Board of Education of the New Berlin Community Unit School District #16, Sangamon & Morgan Counties, build and equip a new school building, improve safety and security, alter, demolish, repair, renovate, equip and abate asbestos at portions of the existing Junior & Senior High School building, make site improvements, and issue bonds of said school district to the amount of $39,500,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

Yes - 352

No - 1240

Cass County State's Attorney Democratic Nominee 21 out of 21 Precincts Reporting

John Alvarez - 405

Carrie Magerl - 319

Scott County State's Attorney (Hill Vacancy) 10 of 10 Precincts Reporting

John Paul Coonrod - 324

Richard "Rick" Crews - 844

Bethany Doolin - 215

Scott County Commissioner 10 of 10 Precincts Reporting

Charles Pine - 406

Robert L. "Bob" Schafer - 907

Brown County Board Republican Candidates (Vote For 7)

David Ferrill - 0

Rick Garthaus - 0

Chad Kunkel - 0

Charles Northcutt - 0

Jed Parn - 0

Lori Weise-McKee - 0

Mark Yingling - 0

Michael Yingling - 0

Brown County State's Attorney Republican Nominee

Jesse Gilsdorf - 101

Michael Hill - 494

Mark Vincent - 327

8th Judicial Circuit Republican Nominee (Drummond Vacancy)

Tad Brenner - 8703

Drew Erwin - 7082

Pike County Board Republican Nominee (Vote for 5)

John Birch - 0

Amy Gates - 0

Reta Hoskin - 0

Thomas Lewis - 0

Derek Ross - 0

Mark Sprague - 0

Pike County State's Attorney Republican Nominee

Zachary Boren - 1375

Walker Filbert - 1098

Pike-Scott Farm Bureau To Host Scott County State’s Attorney Candidate Forum

By Benjamin Cox on February 2, 2020 at 12:45pm

The Pike-Scott Farm Bureau will host a State’s Attorney forum on Wednesday, February 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Court Room of the Scott County Courthouse in Winchester. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. The forum is designed to give voters a chance to hear from the three Republican candidates for Scott County State’s Attorney […]

Guntren Enters 7th Circuit Judge Race in Greene

By Benjamin Cox on January 2, 2020 at 10:02am

Greene County’s 7th Circuit Judge race will now have a Republican primary challenger. Zachary Schmidt will be challenged in March by Eldred lawyer John W. Guntren. Schmidt and Guntren will face off against either Elliott Turpin or Matthew Goetten on the Democrat side. They will be replacing the retiring longtime judge James W. Day who […]

LaHood Challenger Bows Out Due to Medical Issues

By Benjamin Cox on December 21, 2019 at 7:29am

18th District Republican incumbent Darin LaHood will now likely face no challenge for Congress. Mark Haasis, LaHood’s Democrat challenger, announced yesterday via his Facebook campaign page that he will be suspending his campaign due to unnamed medical issues that would keep him from the campaign trail. Haasis said that all money donated to his campaign […]

Most Local Races See Little Opposition for March 17 Primary

By Benjamin Cox on December 4, 2019 at 6:01am

The filing period for local race filings came and went on Monday evening. In Morgan County, the filing for positions went unchanged when filing started last Monday, prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. Republican Gray Noll for State’s Attorney, Republican Amy Sipes for Circuit Clerk, Democrat Bradley Zeller for County Commissioner, and Republican Coroner candidates Marcy […]

Federal & State Candidacy Filing Period Ended Monday

By Benjamin Cox on December 3, 2019 at 8:22am

Several dozen state candidates made their way to Springfield yesterday to file petitions for the final day of filing at the Illinois State Board of Elections to be on the 2020 election ballot. The filing period ended at 5PM yesterday. In the U.S. Senate race, three more Republicans filed to vie for the spot to […]

Candidate Filing Period For 2020 Elections End December 2nd

By Benjamin Cox on November 27, 2019 at 9:54am

Over 400 candidates filed for state and federal positions for the March primaries Monday in Springfield. County Clerk Jill Waggener says that a handful of candidates have filed for Morgan County positions this week. According to Waggener, current State’s Attorney Gray Noll, incumbent Circuit Clerk Amy Sipes, and sitting County Coroner Marcy Patterson have all […]

Rushville Alderman Announces Bid for 93rd Legislative District

By Benjamin Cox on November 24, 2019 at 9:21am

Republican Norine Hammond will have a Democratic challenger next November. KHQA reports that Rushville, Illinois resident Scott Stoll announced his candidacy for the 93rd Congressional District in the Illinois House on Saturday. Stoll currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer at Moreland and Devitt Pharmacy and also serves as 2nd Ward alderman on the Rusvhille […]

Hammond Announces Bid For Re-Election

By Benjamin Cox on November 23, 2019 at 6:31am

93rd District Representative Norine Hammond has announced her bid to seek re-election next year. Hammond represents Cass, Brown, and Schuyler Counties to the north of the listening area. The 67 year old Republican has served the district since her appointment in December 2010, when she replaced Richard P. Myers who passed away from cancer while […]

Jennings Announces Bid For Morgan County Coroner

By Benjamin Cox on November 20, 2019 at 3:58pm

A challenger for the County Coroner position on the Republican primary has announced his candidacy today. Charles E. “Chuck” Jennings, President of the Morgan County Board of Health, has announced that he will square off against Marcy Patterson in the Republican primary in March. Jennings has served on the Board of Health since 2006. Jennings […]

Briscoe Seeks Re-Election to Greene County State’s Attorney in 2020

By Benjamin Cox on November 9, 2019 at 5:31pm

A current State’s Attorney has announced his bid for re-election. Greene County State’s Attorney Caleb Briscoe announced on Friday that he would be seeking re-election via his campaign Facebook page. Briscoe said in the post that he had been considering a run for the Circuit Court judge position being vacated by James W. Day next […]