Candidates begin filing for March primary election

By WEEK Producer

November 25, 2013 Updated Nov 25, 2013 at 8:59 PM CDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Monday was the first day political candidates in Illinois could file nomination papers to get on the ballot for the March primary election.

Several candidates lined up early in an effort to be first on the ballot for state and local races. Those who want to file must do so by December 2.

The following candidates filed on Monday:

13th District Congress:

(D) George Gollin (Champaign)

(D) David Green (Champaign)

(D) Ann Callis (Edwardsville)

(R) Rodney Davis (Incumbent)

(R) Michael Firsching (Moro)

(R) Erica Hardold (Urbana)


17th District Congress:

(D) Cheri Bustos (Incumbent)

(R) Eric Reyes

(R) Bobby Schilling (Former Congressman)


73rd DistrictState Representative:

(R) David Leitch (Incumbent)


74th DistrictState Representative:

(R) Don Moffitt (Incumbent)


88th DistrictState Representative:

(R) Keith Sommer (Incumbent)


91st DistrictState Representative:

(D) Chad Schmidgall (Former Pekin City Councilman)

(R) Mike Unes (Incumbent)


92nd DistrictState Representative:

(D) Jehan Gordon-Booth (Incumbent)


105th DistrictState Representative:

(R) Dan Brady (Incumbent)


Attorney General:

(D) Lisa Madigan (Incumbent)



(R) Judy Barr Topinka (Incumbent)



(R) Dan Rutherford (Chenoa)

(R) Kirk Dillard (Hinsdale)       

(R) Bill Brady (Bloomington)    

(D) Pat Quinn (Incumbent)

(D) Tio Hardiman (Hillside)


Lieutenant Governor:

(R) Steve Kim (Rutherford) (Northbrook)

(R) Jil Tracy (Dillard) (Quincy) 

(R) Maria Rodriguez (Brady) (Long Grove)

(R) Eveyn Sanguinetti (Rauner) (Wheaton)

(D) Paul Vallas (Quinn) (Palos Heights)

(D) Brunell Donald (Hardiman) (Chicago)


Secretary of State:

(D) Jesse White (Incumbent)



(D) Michael Frerichs (Champaign)

(R) Tom Cross (Oswego)

(R) Bob Grogan (Downers Grove)


Illinois Senator:

(R) Douglas Lee Truax (Downers Grove)

(R) James Oberweis (Sugar Grove)

(D) Richard Durbin (Incumbent)

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