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Who's Running? Candidates File for March Primary

The primary is March 18, 2014.

Credit: Patch file photo
Credit: Patch file photo
Monday was the last day to file in the March 2014 general primary.

Here's a look at which candidates are in the running. Incumbents are denoted by an asterisk:

Will County Offices

County Clerk
  • Nancy Schultz Voots* - Republican (Shorewood)
  • Greg Sage - Democrat (Lockport)
Sheriff
  • Nick Ficarello - Republican (Manhattan)
  • Ken Kaupas - Republican (Shorewood)
  • Ed Bradley - Democrat (University Park)
  • Steve Egan - Democrat (Joliet)
  • Mike Kelley - Democrat (Lockport)
Treasurer
  • Steve Weber* - Republican (Mokena)
  • Laurie Summers - Democrat (Crete)

State Offices

Representative - 97th District
  • Mark Batinick - Republican (Plainfield)
  • Richard E. Chapman - Republican (Shorewood)
  • Amanda Mancke - Republican (Oswego)
  • Dennis Grosskopf - Democrat (Shorewood)
Representative - 98th District
  • Yvonne Bolton - Republican (Joliet)
  • Natalie Manley* - Democrat (Joliet)
Senator - 42nd District
  • Linda Holmes* - Democrat (Aurora)
Governor/Lt Governor
  • Dan Rutherford/Steve Kim - Republican
  • Kirk W. Dillard/Jil Tracy - Republican
  • Bill Brady/Maria Rodriguez - Republican
  • Bruce Rauner/Evelyn Sanguinetti - Republican
  • Peter Edward Jones (no running mate)- Republican
  • Tio Hardiman/Brunell Donald - Democrat
  • Pat Quinn*/Paul Vallas - Democrat
Attorney General
  • Paul M. Schimpf - Republican (Waterloo)
  • Lisa Madigan* - Democrat (Chicago)
Secretary of State
  • Michael Webster - Republican (Willowbrook)
  • Jesse White* - Democrat (Chicago)
Comptroller
  • Judy Baar Topinka* - Republican (Riverside)
  • Sheila Simon - Democrat (Carbondale)
Treasurer
  • Tom Cross - Republican (Oswego)
  • Bob Grogan - Republican (Downers Grove)
  • Michael W. Frerichs - Democrat (Champaign)

Federal Offices

U.S. Senator
  • Douglas Lee Truax - Republican (Downers Grove)
  • James D. "Jim" Oberweis - Republican (Sugar Grove)
  • Armen Alvarez - Republican (Chicago)
  • William Lee - Republican (Rockton)
  • Richard J. Durbin* - Democrat (Springfield)
U.S. Representative in Congress - 11th District
  • Chris Balkema - Republican (Channahon)
  • Bert Miller - Republican (Hinsdale)
  • Darlene Senger - Republican (Naperville)
  • Ian Bayne - Republican (Aurora)
  • Craig Robbins - Republican (Lisle)
  • Bill Foster* - Democrat (Naperville)
Candidates are listed in the order they appear on the Will County Clerk and Illinois State Board of Elections websites. Candidates who will be part of a lottery to determine ballot placement will be notified by the county clerk's office, and the lottery will take place at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. The primary is March 18, 2014.

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