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List of Illinois primary election races for March 18, 2014

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A primary election will be held in Illinois this month. The winners of these races will be running in the general election in November.

Looking for polling places or more information on candidates? Check the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s voter’s guide.

More: Key primary races for Illinois legislative seats

US SENATE (Republican)
James D “Jim” Oberweis
Douglas Lee Truax
GOVERNOR (Democrat)
Tio Hardiman
Pat Quinn
GOVERNOR (Republican)
Bill Brady
Dan Rutherford
Kirk Dillard
Bruce Rauner
TREASURER (Republican)
Tom Cross
Bob Grogan
REPRESENTATIVE – 13TH Congressional Dist. (Democrat)
Ann Callis
George Gollin
David Green
REPRESENTATIVE – 13TH Congressional Dist. (Republican)
Rodney Davis
Michael Firsching
Erika Harold
St. Clair County
SHERIFF (Democrat)
Richard “Rick” Watson
Roy Mickens
COUNTY BOARD – DISTRICT 1 (Democrat)
Robert Allen, Jr.
Norman Miller
COUNTY BOARD – DISTRICT 2 (Democrat)
Joan McIntosh
Edith Moore
Mack Slater
Marvin Strode
Rickie Thomas
COUNTY BOARD – DISTRICT 3 (Democrat)
Oliver Hamilton
Matthias “Matt” Hawkins
St. Clair County Safety Sales Tax
To pay for public safety purposes, shall The County of St. Clair, Illinois, be authorized
to impose an increase on its share of local sales taxes by .25% for a period not to
exceed 25 years?
City of Lebanon, Electricity Proposition
Shall the City of Lebanon have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for
its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Village of Caseyville, Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Caseyville have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such
a program?
Village of New Baden, Sales Tax Increase
Shall the Village of New Baden be authorized to levy a Retailers Occupation Tax and
Service Occupation Tax at a rate up to .50% for expenditures on public infrastructure
or property tax relief?
Village of Swansea, Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Swansea, St. Clair, County, Illinois have the authority to arrange for
the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial customers who have
not opted out of such program?
Grant Community Consolidated District No. 110, Tax Increase
Shall the maximum tax rate for the tax which Grant Community Consolidated School
District No. 110, St. Clair County, Illinois, levies for educational purposes be increased by
0.85 percent, from the currently authorized rate of 1.42 percent to a rate not to exceed
2.27 percent upon the value of taxable property within the District as equalized or
assessed by the Department of Revenue, as authorized by Article 17 of the School Code?
Cahokia Fire Protection District, Tax Increase
Shall the maximum allowable tax rate for the Cahokia Fire Protection District be
increased from 0.30% to 0.40% of the value of all taxable property within the District
as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue?
Madison County
SHERIFF (Democrat)
Bob Hertz
John D. Lakin
COUNTY BOARD MEMBER DISTRICT 11 (Republican)
Brad Maxwell
Don Weber
Madison County Jail bonds
Shall Madison County issue bonds in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed
$18,885,002 to construct, expand and remodel the County’s jail?
Staunton Community Unit School District Number 6 Proposition
Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for Staunton
Community Unit School District Number 6, Macoupin and Madison Counties, Illinois, be
increased by an additional amount equal to 1.000000% above the limiting rate for
school purposes for levy year 2012 and be equal to 3.802780% of the equalized assessed
value of the taxable property therin for levy year 2014?
Monroe County
SHERIFF (Republican)
Joseph Brauer
Neal Rohlfing
COUNTY COMMISSIONER (Republican)
Franklin E. Kohler
Robert (Bob) Elmore
Macoupin County
SHERIFF (Democrat)
Shawn Kahl
Don Albrecht
City of Virden Electricity Proposition
Shall the City of Virden, Illinois have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such
a program?
Village of Medora Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Medora, Illinois have the authority to arrange for the supply of
electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted
out of such a program?
Village of East Gillespie Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of East Gillespie, Illinois have the authority to arrange for the supply
of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not
opted out of such a program?
Village of Shipman Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Shipman, Illinois have the authority to arrange for the supply of
electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted
out of such a program?
Village of White City Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of White City, Illinois have the authority to arrange for the supply
of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not
opted out of such a program?
Staunton CUSD 6 Tax Increase
Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for Staunton
Community Unit School District Number 6, Macoupin and Madison Counties, Illinois, be
increased by an additional amount equal to 1.000000% above the limiting rate for
school purposes for levy year 2012 and be equal to 3.802780% of the equalized assessed
value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2014?
Medora Community Fire Protection District Annexation
For or against?
Northwestern CUSD 2 Elect Board Members at Large
Shall members of the Board of Education of Northwestern Community Unit School
District #2, Macoupin County, Illinois, be elected at large from within the school district
and without restriction by area of residence within the school district?
Proposition to Establish a Combined Unit School District
Shall a new combined unit school district be created in the territory comprising the
entire territories of Panhandle Community Unit School District #2, Counties of Christian,
Macoupin and Montgomery, State of Illinois, and Morrisonville Community Unit School
District #1, Counties of Christian and Montgomery, State of Illinois, with the authority
to levy taxes at the rate of 3.20% for educational purposes, .50% for operations and
maintenance purposes, .20% for transportation purposes, and .05% for health and life
safety purposes, each upon the full, fair cash value of all taxable property of the district
as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue?
Randolph County
TREASURER (Democrat)
Doyle K. “Zig” Jones
Justin S. Jeffers
COUNTY COMMISSIONER (Democrat)
Ben Picou
Cindy L. Jones
COUNTY COMMISSIONER (Republican)
Bradley D. Coke
Ronnie White
Randolph County Electricity Proposition
Shall the County of Randolph have the authority to arrange the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of
such a program?
Randolph County Sales Tax Increase
Shall a retailers’ occupation tax and a service occupation tax (commonly referred to
as a “sales tax”) be imposed in the county of Randolph, Illinois at a rate of 1% to be
used exclusively for school facility purposes?
City of Sparta Home Rule
Shall the City of Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois be a home rule unit?
City of Sparta Commissioners
Shall the City of Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois, elect in the year 2015 two (2)
commissioners to serve a term of two (2) years each and two (2) commissioners to serve
a term of four (4) years each, as designated byt lot, and thereafter, elect all
commissioners to serve terms of four (4) years each?
Washington County
STATE REPRESENTATIVE 115th DISTRICT (Democrat)
William “Bill” Kilquist
Tony Mayville
STATE REPRESENTATIVE 115th DISTRICT (Republican)
Terri Bryant
Robert “Bob” White
TREASURER (Republican)
Kelly Cameron
Andrea Renken
SUPERVISOR OF ASSESSMENTS (Republican)
Sharon A. Kolweier
Sharon Harre Mewes
City of Wamac Electricity Proposition
Shall the City of Wamac, IL have the authority to arrange for the supply of electrcity for
its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Village of Addieville Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Addieville, Il have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such
a program?
Village of DuBois Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of DuBois, IL have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such
a program?
Village of Irvington Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Irvington, IL have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such
a program?
Village of Richview Electricty Proposition
Shall the Village of Richview, IL have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of
such a program?
Village of Venedy Electricty Proposition
Shall the Village of Venedy, IL have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of
such a program?
Ashley Fire District Tax Increase
Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the
Ashley Fire Protection District in Washington and Jefferson Counties, Illinois, be increased
from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the
prior levy year to 40% per year for 2014?
Marion County
COUNTY BOARD DISTRICT 3 (Democrat)
Robert Schnicker
David Boatright
City of Wamac Electricity Proposition
Shall the City of Wamac, IL have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for
its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Village of Alma Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Alma have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for
its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Village of Kell Electricity Question
Shall the Village of Kell, IL have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for
its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Odin Public School District Number 722 Debt Service
Shall the debt service extension base under the property tax extension law for Odin
Public School District Number 722, Marion County, Illinois, for payment of principal
and interest on limited bonds be established at $25,000 for the 2014 levy year and all
subsequent levy years, such debt service extension base to be increased each year by the
lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index during the 12-month
calendar year preceding the levy year?
Clinton County
COUNTY BOARD DISTRICT 3 (Republican)
Pam Mueller
Mike Kreke
COUNTY BOARD DISTRICT 4 (Republican)
Kevin D. Gruender
James H. Sullivan
City of Trenton Sales Tax
Shall the City of Trenton be authorized to levy a Retailers’ Occupation Tax and Service
Occupation Tax at a rate of .25% for expenditures on public infrastructure or property
tax relief?
City of Wamac Electricity Proposition
Shall the City of Wamac, IL have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for
its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Village of New Baden, Sales Tax Increase
Shall the Village of New Baden be authorized to levy a Retailers Occupation Tax and
Service Occupation Tax at a rate up to .50% for expenditures on public infrastructure
or property tax relief?
Breese Elementary School District Number 12 Tax Increase
Shall the maximum authorized annual tax rate for Educational purposes of Breese
Elementary School District Number 12, Clinton and Bond County, Illinois (commonly
known as Breese District 12) be increased from .92% to 1.07%?
Fayette County
COUNTY CLERK (Republican)
Vicky Conder
Barbara Schaal
SHERIFF (Republican)
Bruce Bowen
Chris Smith
Brent Ellis
Brad Ledbetter
Village of Farina Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Farina, IL have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such
a program?
Bond County
Bond County Electricity Proposition
Shall BOND COUNTY, ILLINOIS have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who do not reside in an
incorporated municipality and who have not opted out of such a program?
Village of Mulberry Grove Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Mulberry Grove have the authority to arrange for the supply of
electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted
out of such a program?
Village of Sorento Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Sorento have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of
such a program?
Shoal Creek Fire Protection District Tax Increase
Shall the maximum allowable tax rate for the Shoal Creek Fire Protection District be
increased from .30% to .40% for the value of all taxable property within the District
as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue?
Breese Elementary School District Number 12 Tax Increase
Shall the maximum authorized annual tax rate for Educational purposes of Breese
Elementary School District Number 12, Clinton and Bond County, Illinois (commonly
known as Breese District 12) be increased from .92% to 1.07%?
Montgomery County
Village of Butler Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Butler have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its
residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
City of Litchfield Electricity Proposition
Shall the City of Litchfield have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its
residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
City of Nokomis Electricity Proposition
Shall the City of Nokomis have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its
residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Village of Irving Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Irving have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its
residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Village of Taylor Springs Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Taylor Springs have the authority to arrange for the supply of
electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted
out of such a program?
City of Witt Electricity Proposition
Shall the City of Witt have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its
residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Village of Raymond Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Raymond have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for
its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Village of Farmersville Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Farmersville have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such
a program?
Village of Coalton Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Coalton have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for
its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a
program?
Village of Waggoner Electricity Proposition
Shall the Village of Waggoner have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity
for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such
a program?
Shoal Creek Fire Protection District Tax Increase
Shall the maximum allowable tax rate for the Shoal Creek Fire Protection District be
increased from .30% to .40% for the value of all taxable property within the District
as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue?
Proposition to Establish a Combined Unit School District
Shall a new combined unit school district be created in the territory comprising the
entire territories of Panhandle Community Unit School District #2, Counties of Christian,
Macoupin and Montgomery, State of Illinois, and Morrisonville Community Unit School
District #1, Counties of Christian and Montgomery, State of Illinois, with the authority
to levy taxes at the rate of 3.20% for educational purposes, .50% for operations and
maintenance purposes, .20% for transportation purposes, and .05% for health and life
safety purposes, each upon the full, fair cash value of all taxable property of the district
as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue?
Jersey County
SHERIFF (Republican)
Ray Sinclair
J.T. “Terry” Day
COUNTY BOARD DISTRICT 1 (Democrat)
Wayne Schell
Don Walsh, Jr.
COUNTY BOARD DISTRICT 1 (Republican)
Kenny Grizzle
Jarrod Hayes
City of Grafton Electricity Proposition
Shall the City of Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois, have the authority to arrange for the
supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have
not opted out of such a program?
Medora Community Fire Protection District Annexation
For or against?
Christian County
Proposition to Establish new Combined Unit School District
Shall a new combined unit school district be created in the territory comprising the
entire territories of Panhandle Community Unit School District #2, Counties of Christian,
Macoupin and Montgomery, State of Illinois, and Morrisonville Community Unit School
District #1, Counties of Christian and Montgomery, State of Illinois, with the authority
to levy taxes at the rate of 3.20% for educational purposes, .50% for operations and
maintenance purposes, .20% for transportation purposes, and .05% for health and life
safety purposes, each upon the full, fair cash value of all taxable property of the district
as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue?
Jefferson County
Ashley Fire District Tax Increase
Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the
Ashley Fire Protection District in Washington and Jefferson Counties, Illinois, be increased
from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the
prior levy year to 40% per year for 2014?