2022 DuPage County Board primary election news, candidate questionnaires and more
It was a good night for incumbents on the DuPage County Board.
Greg Hart won the Republican nomination for DuPage County Board chair Tuesday, easily defeating his primary adversary for the chance to replace Dan Cronin in the top executive post.
Primary voters on Tuesday will select their party’s nominees for various state and congressional seats to advance to the November general election.
Democrats and Republicans are heading for the homestretch in competitive primaries for District 4 seats on the DuPage County Board.
Republican voters in northeastern DuPage County will have more choices to make than Democrats at the ballot box in this month's primary election.
DuPage County Board hopefuls have been trying to sharpen their competitive edge in crowded fields of Democrats and Republicans.
The Republican candidates for DuPage County’s top executive post have cast themselves as law-and-order conservatives, but that’s where the similarities end.
Candidate forums for both Democrats and Republicans running in the DuPage County Board District 4 primary will be presented in a virtual format May 11 by area League of Women Voters chapters.
DuPage County Board District 1 candidate Maria Reyes on the opioid crisis: "I propose the distribution of fentanyl testing strips. While the strips may not test how much fentanyl is in the drug, it will provide an indication of the type of drug that is being used."
DuPage County Board candidate Rich Janor on the work of the DuPage County Sheriff "I applaud Sheriff Mendrick for seeing and regarding inmates as human beings and not as animals, like prisoners are often considered." Read the full election questionnaire here.
DuPage County Board candidate Greg Abbott on the board's priorities: "In my opinion, the County Board needs to devote more resources to public safety and focus more on controlling costs elsewhere in the budget." Read the full election questionnaire here.
DuPage County Board candidate Annette Corrigan on the opioid crisis in DuPage County: "One initiative that may be implemented that I do not believe we have in DuPage is an Amnesty Program." Read the full election questionnaire here.
DuPage County Board candidate Robert Larsen on what changes need to be made related to the pandemic: "we are at a point where we need to lead and provide guidance schools can rely on to allow our County’s children to finally be able to return to a safe but maskless environment."
DuPage County Board candidate Maryann Vazquez on the board's past two years: "The purchase of the Red Roof Inn as a permanent shelter fulfills a long-overdue need in DuPage County, and that was a fantastic initiative I was thrilled to see put into action."
DuPage County Board, District 4 candidate Reid Foltyniewicz on local crime issues: "Our biggest challenge is the crime coming out of Chicago and Cook County. I’m done with this violent crime invading DuPage County." Read his full election questionnaire here.