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Jacksonville City Council - Ward 4 (full 4-year term)

Aaron Scott (i) -

Lori Littleton -

Village of South Jacksonville - Village President

Richard "Dick" Samples (i) -

Stacy Pinkerton (Write-In Candidate) -

Village of Woodson - Trustee (4-year term) VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN 3

Merle Steward -

Erica Tobin -

Becky Edwards -

Andy DeWitt -

Triopia CUSD #27 School Board (4-year term) VOTE FOR A TOTAL OF 4

Tabatha Stambaugh (i) -

Aaron Charlesworth -

Jacob Meyer (i) -

Brandon Beck -

Anthony Isringhausen (i) -

Melanie Workman -

George Andrew Lomelino, Jr. -

Virginia CUSD #64 School Board (4-year term) VOTE FOR 3

Kara (Watson) Lynch -

Sarah Brockhouse -

Andrew Matheney -

Dustin Fritsche -

Jacksonville CUSD #117 (4-year term) VOTE FOR 4

Sherie Trace -

Henry "Byron" Pool -

Robert McBride (i) -

Nicole J. Cantrell -

Daniel Walton Hackett -

Mike Lonergan (i) -

Heather Leonard (i) -

Scott-Morgan CUSD #2 (4-year term) VOTE FOR 3

Andrew R. Barnett -

DeWayne Hart (i) -

Ryan Shaw -

Miranda Vortman -

April Coats (i) -

Scott Shipman -

Winchester CUSD #1 (4-year term) VOTE FOR A TOTAL OF 3

Richard B. McKinney -

Avery Maul -

Quinn Jefferson -

Aaron Littig (i) -

Bill Jacquot (i) -

Jane Ann Hatcher -

Dorinda Miller -

Thad Walker -

Woodson Fire Protection District Trustee (6-year term) VOTE FOR 1

Gordon White -

Jon Freeman -

Bruce Milner -

PROPOSITION: Shall the Meredosia-Bluffs Rescue Squad District levy a special tax at a rate not to exceed 0.4% of the value of all taxable property within the district as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue for the purpose of providing or supporting an ambulance service?

Yes -

No -

City of Winchester - Ward Three Alderman (4-year term) VOTE FOR 1

Terry Gregory (i) -

Scott Rodgers -

Village of Alsey Board of Trustees (4-year term) VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN 3

Christina "Tina" Kay Dawdy -

Tonya Sanders -

Philip Griffeth -

Jacob A. Gauges -

Village of Bluffs Board of Trustees (4-year term) VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN 3

Tim Welch -

Harley Kunkel -

Brenda Kauffman -

Kimberly Schaad -

City of Carrollton Ward One Alderman (4-year term)

Timothy F. Reif -

Peggy J. Clough -

North Greene CUSD #3 School Board (4-year term) VOTE FOR 4

Kevin D. Nichols (i) -

Chris Ford -

Rachelle Malin (i) -

Casey Kallal (i) -

Tracie Holbert -

Casey Nell (i) -

City of Greenfield Ward One Alderman (4-year term)

Robert K. "Bob" Rives -

John B. Hardwick, Jr. -

City of Greenfield Ward Three Alderman (4-year term)

Terry Plogger -

Kyle Kuhnline -

City of White Hall Ward Two Alderman (2-year term)

Ryan McMillen -

Brandon S. Roberts -

Village of Eldred Board of Trustees (4-year term) VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN 3

Patti A. Carey -

Lena Robeen -

Jennifer Richey -

Cody Rogers-Portwood -

Robert Vetter -

Misty Knapp -

Calhoun CUSD #40 School Board (4-year term) VOTE FOR 3

Angela Marie Tepen -

Ryan Benz -

Jacqueline Baalman -

Adam Gerson -

Carrollton CUSD #1 School Board (2-year term) VOTE FOR 1

Keith Alan Graham -

Amber Flowers -

Carrollton CUSD #1 School Board (4-year term) VOTE FOR 3

Kari Manker -

Jeffrey C. Krumwiede -

Aaron Mehrhoff -

Robert "Scott" Bryant -

Rodney Reif -

City of Virginia Ward One Alderman (4-year term)

Crista Stanbridge -

Bradley I. Bowman -

City of Virginia Ward Two Alderman (4-year term)

John James -

Kent Andrews -

Beardstown Community Park District Commissioner (4-year term)

Julie Robertson -

Travis Schroll -

Beardstown CUSD #15 School Board Twp. 18N Range 12W (4-year term) VOTE FOR 2

Amy Sommers -

Abby Pherigo -

Jared Soer -

PORTA CUSD #202 School Board (4-year term) VOTE FOR 4

Troy Eckles -

Molly E. Bettis -

Timothy P. Davis -

Alissa Bilyeu -

Bill Chick -

Jeff Schoneweis (i) -

Village of Loami President (4-year term)

Al Mann (i) -

Steven Lambert -

Village of Pleasant Plains Board of Trustees (4-year term) VOTE FOR 3

Lindsay VanZele (i) -

Bill Mowder -

Brad Cowan -

D'Wayne Peterson -

North Mac CUSD #34 School Board District 3 (4-year term)

Jeremy White -

Mark Wright -

City of Virden Ward 3 Alderman (4-year term)

William R. Sharp (i) -

Anthony L. Boster -

Lisa Cunningham -

Village of Modesto Board of Trustees (4-year term) VOTE FOR 3

John Dambacher -

Jerry Patterson -

Kerry Leach -

Martha Anderson -

Brown Couny CUSD 1 School Board (4-year term) VOTE FOR 4

Dane EJ Flesner -

Dawn J Hughes (i) -

Garrett Kyle Ingram -

Adam Veith -

Mark Gregory -

Kurt Reische -

Jacksonville Municipal Election Petitions Available

By Benjamin Cox on September 8, 2022 at 8:46am

The City of Jacksonville will have 7 offices up for election in the 2023 Consolidated Elections coming up next April. City Clerk Skip Bradshaw has announced that Jacksonville citizens interested in running for an aldermanic position or City Treasurer may obtain information and documents at his office at the Jacksonville Municipal Building, located at 200 […]

Workers Rights Amendment To Be November Ballot Question in Illinois

By Benjamin Cox on August 29, 2022 at 6:53pm

An amendment to the Illinois Constitution will appear on the ballot this November after some groups worked to get it taken off. The 4th District Appellate Court ruled in favor of keeping a Workers Rights Amendment on the ballot after a suit field in April by the Liberty Justice Center fought to keep it off. […]

Three Downstate Counties to Consider Non-Binding Secession Referendum in November

By Benjamin Cox on August 23, 2022 at 1:37pm

Brown County, Hardin County, and a northeast portion of Madison County will be voting this November on a non-binding referendum to split the state in two. According to the website Red State Secession, if the majority of voters in these counties vote for the split they will join 24 other counties in southern and central […]

Defeated Republicans in Tuesday U.S. Senate Primary Refuse to Concede

By Benjamin Cox on July 2, 2022 at 8:30am

The Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate race in November is being contested by a number of defeated candidates. Mundelein’s Kathy Salvi was declared the winner of the 7-person race, taking a shade over 30% of the little over 705,000 votes cast in Tuesday’s primary. Salvi defeated hear next closest challenger, Belleville’s Peggy Hubbard, by […]

Review of 2022 Contested Primary Races

By Benjamin Cox on June 27, 2022 at 4:04pm

Polls open at 6AM tomorrow throughout the state. There are many contested federal and statewide races throughout Illinois that will be watched nationally. Here’s a review of the contested races that WLDS/WEAI will be watching tomorrow: FederalThere are 7 Republicans vying for the chance to take on Democrat incumbent Tammy Duckworth in November. Belleville Navy […]

Butler Campaign Sued For Libel By Primary Opponent Gray

By Benjamin Cox on June 23, 2022 at 1:04pm

A Springfield incumbent to the General Assembly has been sued in Sangamon County Court for libel. Incumbent State Representative Tim Butler and his campaign have been sued by his primary challenger Kent Gray, according to Sangamon County Circuit Court filings from yesterday. According to WMAY, Gray has accused the Butler campaign of sending anonymous text […]

Early Voting Turn Out Good in Morgan, Slow in Greene With Less Than A Week To Go

By Benjamin Cox on June 22, 2022 at 9:03am

Early voting has less than a week to go ahead of the June 28th primary. Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener says that early voting at the courthouse has been going well: “I feel that early voting is going very well. We have a few people who come in every day, and I’m encouraged by that […]

Dark Money in Davis-Miller Campaign is Second Highest For A Congressional Primary Race in the U.S.

By Benjamin Cox on June 16, 2022 at 9:37am

Dark money is dominating the Rodney Davis-Mary Miller Republican primary race in the 15th Congressional District. Illinois Public Media reports that more than $9 million has been spent on the primary by outside individuals or groups, according to OpenSecrets, a non-partisan independent organization that tracks political campaign spending. The group says it’s the second-highest amount […]

New Vote-By-Mail System for Disabled Voters Launches Ahead of June Primary

By Benjamin Cox on June 2, 2022 at 3:11pm

The Illinois State Board of Elections has announced the launch of a remote accessible vote-by-mail system for the upcoming primary. The system allows the blind, deafblind and some other voters with disabilities to vote-by-mail – privately and independently – just as all other Illinois voters can. It allows them to securely receive and mark their […]

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 […]