2022 Election Primary: 17th Congressional District news
Democrat Eric Sorensen campaigned on being a lifelong resident of the 17th District, which stretches from Rockford to the Quad Cities, to Peoria to McLean County.
Congressional candidates conversational in tone and tenor as they meet supporters and ask them to get out the vote ahead of Election Day on Tuesday.
Republican Esther Joy King and Democrat Eric Sorensen are competing for the 17th Congressional District.
A periodic look at elections affecting the Sauk Valley
The Associated Press picked the winner of the GOP primary around 9:30 p.m., and the Democrats’ race around 10:15 p.m., with about two-thirds of the votes counted.
Republican Esther Joy King and Democrat Eric Sorensen will face off in November in what will be a closely watched race for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District.
Esther Joy King and Charlie Helmick contend for the Republican nomination
A periodic report on election news in the Sauk Valley
Periodic news and notes on the the 2022 elections
Asked about manufacturing jobs, Litesa Wallace, 17th Congressional District candidate wrote, "One big part of the problem is that we don’t do enough to support commercialization and mass production of promising new technologies." Read Wallace's full election questionnaire here.
Asked about manufacturing jobs, 17th Congressional District candidate Angie Normoyle wrote, "Preserving their employment and expanding opportunities for good-paying, union jobs is one of my top priorities." Read Normoyle's election questionnaire here.
An update on information about the 2022 election campaign
Two women who jointly filed objections to three Democratic 17th District Congressional candidates say one filed false affidavits, another violated petition circulator requirements, and all three have enough improper signatures to invalidate their campaigns.
Two Republicans and seven Democrats file petitions for Congressional seat long held by Cheri Bustos