2022 Election Primary: Illinois Secretary of State news
These are the unofficial election results for contested races across McHenry County as of about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday.
Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Dan Brady each won their respective primary election races on Tuesday locking up a November matchup to replace longtime Illinois Secretary of State Jessie White, who is retiring.
Competitive races line both the Democratic and Republican ballots as early voting continues ahead of Tuesday’s primary election. Here's a round-up of who and what is on the ballot.
Republican candidates up and down the ticket will attend a forum hosted by the McHenry County Township Republicans this Saturday.
Illinois Secretary of State candidate Alexi Giannoulias says he will make more services and programs available remotely and online, if elected. "For those who still must visit a facility, they will have the ability to upload required documents in advance to cut down wait times."
Illinois Secretary of State candidate Anna Valencia says she plans to Implement blockchain solutions to protect data, if elected. Read her full election questionnaire here.
Illinois Secretary of State candidate Dan Brady says the office needs digital efficiency updates to provide improved customer service, reduce wait times, and meet statutory requirements. Read his full election questionnaire here.
The biggest improvement the office can make to customer service through the Secretary of State’s office is accessibility, starting with the website, John Milhiser, Illinois Secretary of State, writes in his election questionnaire
Illinois Secretary of State candidate David Moore says the "highly automated office must address the 'digital divide' that negatively affects service delivered to senior, economically disadvantaged and rural populations"