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Republican - Governor-Lieutenant Governor

Richard Irvin/Avery Bourne - 4821

Gary Rabine/Aaron Delmar - 770

Darren Bailey/Stephanie Trussell - 12605

Paul Schimpf/Carolyn Schofield - 580

Jesse Sullivan/Kathleen Murphy - 5664

Max Solomon/Latasha Fields - 193

Democrat - Governor-Lieutenant Governor

J.B. Pritzker/Julianna Stratton (incumbent) - 10010

Beverly Miles/Karla Shaw - 790

Republican - Secretary of State

Dan Brady - 10193

John Milhiser - 12927

Democrat - Secretary of State

David Moore - 701

Alexi Giannoulias - 6133

Anna Valencia - 3440

Sidney Moore - 422

Republican - Attorney General

Steve Kim - 8946

David Shestokas - 3390

Thomas G. DeVore - 9794

Republican - U.S. Senator

Peggy Hubbard - 5692

Casey Chlebek - 2114

Robert "Bobby" Piton - 2149

Jimmy Lee Tillman II - 1290

Anthony W. Williams - 2191

Kathy Salvi - 5926

Matt Dubiel - 2120

Republican - 15th Congressional District

Rodney Davis - 7464

Mary Miller - 6432

Democrat - 13th Congressional District

Nikki Budzinski - 28753

David Palmer - 9175

Republican - 13th Congressional District

Regan Deering - 14534

Matt Hausman - 9936

Jesse Reising - 13820

Terry Martin - 3564

Republican - 54th Illinois Senate District

Steve McClure - 8313

Donald DeBolt - 4973

Republican - 95th Illinois Representative District

Tim Butler - 2142

Kent Gray - 714

Democrat - Cass County Board District 2 (Vote for 3)

Kim Hance - 101

Gary Noe - 109

Connie Starkey - 107

Ronald Culves - 89

Republican - Greene County Board (Vote For 7)

Earlene Castleberry - 658

Christopher Elliott - 579

John Forsting - 535

Robert "Bob" Hall - 790

Christy Lake - 993

Brandon Malin - 608

Melissa "Missy" Mehrhoff - 657

Richard Ross - 785

Andrea Schnelten - 818

Mark Strang - 819

Democrat - 15th Congressional District Committeewoman

Katherine F.S. Daniels - 1609

Liz Brown-Reeves - 1428

Republican - White Hall Precinct 1 Committeeman

Marcus D. Jouett - 35

David Surbeck - 44

Republican - Scott County Board (Vote For 1)

John Simmons - 484

Danny Hatcher - 271

Steven Grubb - 211

Referendum - 0.1% tax to assist with maintenance of Scott County Nursing Center?

Yes - 789

No - 312

Referendum - a special service area for emergency medical services for southern Scott County?

Yes - 525

No - 383

Referendum - an increase in tax levy for Road District 2 in Scott County?

Yes - 489

No - 35

Referendum - Authorize the New Berlin School District #16 in Sangamon & Morgan Counties to issue bonds in the amount of $23.5M to update Junior/Sr. High School building?

Yes - 1286

No - 464

Advisory Referendum to allow chicken coops within the corporate limits of the Village of Loami?

Yes - 104

No - 64

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 […]

Teresi Announces Bid For IL Comptroller

By Benjamin Cox on January 12, 2022 at 5:41pm

A Republican candidate has come forward for Illinois Comptroller. McHenry County Auditor Shannon Teresi says in a statement that she will work to improve transparency in the state’s fiscal operations, and to root out what she calls the “waste, fraud, and abuse “ from “decades of Madigan Machine politics.” According to WMAY, Teresi is one […]

Demmer Enters State Treasurer Race

By Benjamin Cox on January 11, 2022 at 5:41pm

A Republican State Representative is taking a shot at achieving a top state executive office. 90th District Representative Tom Demmer of Dixon announced his bid today for Illinois State Treasurer. Demmer is hoping to unseat two-term Democrat incumbent Michael Frerichs. Demmer said in a video announcement posted to his social media today that he will […]

Morgan County Consolidates Voting Precincts

By Benjamin Cox on January 11, 2022 at 9:38am

Morgan County is combining voter precincts under a new Illinois law. Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener says that Senate Bill 536 allows counties to expand, eliminate, or consolidate voting precincts up to 1,200 registered voters per precinct: “What I went and did was looked at numbers of current precincts and consolidated them down to under […]

Davis Accepts Challengers; Awaits Redrawing of District

By Benjamin Cox on August 30, 2021 at 10:42am

13th District Republican Congressman Rodney Davis has received a new challenger for his seat in Congress, even though Davis says he doesn’t know what that seat may be by the end of the month. The 5th term Congressman didn’t address the Tuesday announcement of 44 year old Nikki Budzinski’s attempt to challenge Davis for the […]

Right To Work Amendment Heads to Ballot Box in 2022

By Benjamin Cox on May 28, 2021 at 5:44am

A Constitutional Amendment is heading to the ballot next year. The Illinois House gave final approval yesterday that would ban “right-to-work” laws or ordinances that prohibit employer-labor union agreements that require union membership as a condition of employment. Under the proposed amendment, employees would have a “fundamental right to organize and bargain collectively” over wages, […]

Two Tied Area Municipal Races Decided

By Benjamin Cox on April 23, 2021 at 4:50pm

Two area municipal races not decided by the April consolidated election were decided this past week. Election results needed to be certified on Tuesday to be sent to the Illinois State Board of Elections. In Scott County, the final Bluffs Trustee position that ended with a tie of 41 votes between Rita Brockway and Robert […]

Voter Turnouts Yesterday

By Gary Scott on April 7, 2021 at 10:23am

Morgan County had the most voters cast ballots yesterday, but the lowest turnout of the four counties in the broadcast coverage area.             The results from the clerk’s office show 3976 voters cast ballots yesterday. That’s a turnout of 17-point 6 percent. Add the 105 votes from nursing homes and absentee ballots, the total climbs […]

Area School Board Races & Referendums

By Benjamin Cox on April 6, 2021 at 6:08am

Several area communities are expecting some turn over in their local school boards at the ballot box today. The Waverly and New Berlin School Districts have had controversies surrounding their superintendents over the past year, and now members of the community are stepping forward to run against incumbents. In Waverly, one incumbent, Jim Brown is […]

Greenfield Alderman Candidate Has Lawsuit Against the City, Chief of Police

By Benjamin Cox on March 26, 2021 at 6:35pm

A candidate for Ward II in the City Greenfield is suing the city and its police chief over alleged intimidation. Christopher McMillen, who is a former Greenfield Police Officer, has a pending lawsuit against the city claiming that they violated the state’s “Whistleblower Act.” According to the Greene Prairie Press, McMillen submitted his resignation to […]