A quick look at the local elections affecting the Kaneland area.
Long-term public official faces challenge from newcomer
Incumbent Kay Hatcher will face a challenge for her seat representing the 50th District in the Illinois House from Andrew Bernard, who wants to bring a fresh perspective to the office.
Challengers vie for KC Circuit Clerk Office
Both Ed Nendick and Thomas Hartwell seek to bring greater efficiency standards to the office of Kane County Circuit Clerk.
County incumbent faces challenge
What was once known as the 26th District on the Kane County Board is now folded into the 18th District. Incumbent Drew Frasz faces a challenge from Kerri Branson.
Challengers Pierog, Oberweis seek State Senate seat
A pair of challengers will face off to win the seat representing the 25th District in the Illinois State Senate.
Both incumbent, challenger focus on the economy
In the race for the representative from the 14th District of the U.S. House of Representatives, one-term incumbent Randy Hultgren faces challenger Dennis Anderson.
Pair of candidates both seek to serve as tax money watch dogs
Republican incumbent Melisa Taylor is running for her second term representing District 5 on the Kane County Board. She faces Democrat challenger Norman Martin, who brings a background of public service as a former member of the United States Air Force and as a retired member of the Illinois State Police.
Candidates focus on restoring public’s trust in the office
Both challengers for the office of Kane County Coroner are in professions that relate to the office, so both bring a measure of experience to the race.
Longtime incumbent faces challenger
While many elected county offices will be filled by someone new regardless of who wins on Election Day, the race for Kane County Recorder features a longtime incumbent, Sandy Wegman, facing a challenge from Brenda Rogers.
Both candidates bring elected experience, focus on changing county culture
In the race for Kane County Board Chairman, both candidates feature a long history in holding elected office.