Meet The Candidates

This is an unofficial listing and does NOT indicate ballot order of names or offices.

Candidate Contact Information - candidates provide this information voluntarily, if the candidate's info is not listed on this document, the Clerk's Office does not have it.

GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2022

*unofficial candidate listing*

COUNTYWIDE POSITIONS

County Executive

  • Republican - Ted Myhre
  • Democratic - Steve Summers

County Clerk

  • Republican - Terrence Stuber
  • Democratic - Aaron Ammons

County Sheriff

  • Republican - John Brown
  • Democratic - Dustin Heuerman

County Treasurer

  • Democratic - Cassandra Johnson
COUNTY BOARD DISTRICTS

District 1

  • Republican - James Goss
  • Republican - Jeff Wilson

District 2

  • Republican - Diane Michaels
  • Republican - Tom Sexton

District 3

  • Republican - Stanley Harper
  • Republican - Aaron Esry
  • Libertarian - Kathleen McManamon

District 4

  • Republican - Jim McGuire
  • Republican - Brad Passalacqua
  • Democratic - Jennifer Lokshin
  • Democratic - Elizabeth Hanauer-Friedman

District 5

  • Republican - Lucas Atwood
  • Republican - Von Young
  • Democratic - Bethany Vanichtheeranont
  • Democratic - Leah Taylor

District 6

  • Democratic - Samantha Carter
  • Democratic - Mike Ingram

District 7

  • Democratic - Eric Thorsland
  • Democratic - Kyle Patterson

District 8

  • Democratic - Stephanie Fortado
  • Democratic - Emily Rodriguez

District 9

  • Democratic - Jennifer Locke
  • Democratic - Jennifer Straub

District 10

  • Republican - Mike Kobel
  • Republican - Dean Hazen
  • Democratic - Chris Stohr
  • Democratic - Jilmala Rogers

District 11

  • Republican - Karen James
  • Democratic - Wayne Williams
  • Democratic - Lorraine Cowart
REFERENDUM
State of Illinois - Proposed Amendment to the 1970 Illinois Constitution 

"NOTICE

THE FAILURE TO VOTE THIS BALLOT MAY BE THE EQUIVALENT OF A NEGATIVE VOTE, BECAUSE A CONVENTION SHALL BE CALLED OR THE AMENDMENT SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE IF APPROVED BY EITHER THREE-FIFTHS OF THOSE VOTING ON THE QUESTION OR A MAJORITY OF THOSE VOTING IN THE ELECTION. (THIS IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS A DIRECTION THAT YOUR VOTE IS REQUIRED TO BE CAST EITHER IN FAVOR OF OR IN OPPOSITION TO THE PROPOSITION HEREIN CONTAINED.)

WHETHER YOU VOTE THIS BALLOT OR NOT YOU MUST RETURN IT TO THE ELECTION JUDGE WHEN YOU LEAVE THE VOTING BOOTH".

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE 1970 ILLINOIS CONSTITUTION

EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT

The proposed amendment would add a new section to the Bill of Rights Article of the Illinois Constitution that would guarantee workers the fundamental right to organize and to bargain collectively and to negotiate wages, hours, and working conditions, and to promote their economic welfare and safety at work. The new amendment would also prohibit from being passed any new law that interferes with, negates, or diminishes the right of employees to organize and bargain collectively over their wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment and workplace safety. At the general election to be held on November 8, 2022, you will be called upon to decide whether the proposed amendment should become part of the Illinois Constitution.

For the proposed addition of Section 25 to Article I of the Illinois Constitution.
YES or NO

State of Illinois - Appellate Court Judge Fifth Judicial Circuit

Shall Judy Cates be retained in office as Judge of the Appellate Court Fifth Judicial District?
YES or NO

State of Illinois - Circuit Court Judge Sixth Judicial Circuit 

Shall Karle E. Koritz be retained in office as Judge of the Circuit Court Sixth Judicial Circuit?
YES or NO

Tuscola CUSD 301 - Tuscola CUSD 301 Board Membership

Shall members of the Board of Education of Tuscola Community Unit School District No. 301, Douglas and Champaign Counties, Illinois, be elected in 2023 and thereafter, at large and without restriction by area of residence within the district instead of the current restriction that no more than three (3) shall be selected from the congressional townships from any one area.
YES or NO

Cunningham Township - Town of Cunningham Universal National Healthcare System 

Shall the federal government create a universal national healthcare system of Improved Medicare for All to insure that all of the residents of the United States receive quality healthcare that is equitable and fair from birth to death?
YES or NO

Cunningham Township - Parkland Support for Workforce Training Program

Shall Parkland Community College increase the enrollment for the Support for Workforce Training program as well as increase the stipends of all those enrolled in that program through an intergovernmental agreement with local governments?
YES or NO

Condit Township Proposition to Increase Limiting Rate

Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Condit Township Road and Bridge, Champaign County, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to .0635% above the limiting rate for the purpose of general operating expenses for levy year 2021 and be equal to .5415% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2022?
YES or NO

Mahomet-Seymour CUSD 3 School Building Bonds

Shall the Board of Education of Mahomet-Seymour Community Unit School District Number 3, Champaign and Piatt Counties, Illinois, build and equip a junior high school building, improve the site thereof and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $59,400,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
YES or NO

WRITE IN CANDIDATES

Comptroller

  • No Party Declared - Jeffrey A. English

Governor Lt-Gov

  • No Party Declared - Emily Johnson
  • No Party Declared - Elizabeth Sebesta
  • No Party Declared - Shon-tiyon Horton

13th US Rep for Congress

  • No Party Declared - Nancy Foster

Secretary of State

  • No Party Declared - Michelle Turney

Senator

  • No Party Declared - Constant "Connor" VlaKancic
  • No Party Declared - Lowell Martin Seida

State Treasurer

  • No Party Declared - Patrice McDermand
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