The last day of petition filing for Illinois’ March 2024 primary election has seen two hopefuls added to the list of congressional candidates seeking to serve the North, West or Northwest suburbs.
This November McHenry County voters weighed in on four of Illinois’ 18 congressional and one U.S. Senate race.
The race for Illinois governor won’t be the only one on Tuesday’s ballot. With the redrawing of the state’s political maps, the make-up of the entire McHenry County Board and both the U.S. and Illinois houses of representatives will be determined, along several other races.
In the 6th District, 11th District and 14th District, Republican challengers are trying to unseat Democratic incumbents. The races have been costly, with most of the campaigns raising and spending millions to share their messages with voters through TV ads and other means.
A political action committee largely funded by conservative Lake Forest billionaire Richard Uihlein dumped at least $526,580 into five Chicago-area congressional races last month, records show.
Though having declared himself “pro-life” in the past, Joe Severino, the Republican candidate trying to unseat longtime Democratic congressman Brad Schneider, says he wouldn’t vote to ban abortion.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider raised nearly half a million dollars for his reelection bid in during the year's first quarter, while his Republican opponent says he hasn't yet put together enough cash to file a FEC report.
In an objection filed Monday, two Lake Forest residents claim Brad Schneider doesn’t live at the Highland Park address he listed as his home on nominating petition sheets and a statement of candidacy.