Missouri business trial attorney Craig O'Dear this week announced his independent bid to unseat U.S. Sen Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., in November.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives doesn't buy the political slogan that things in Illinois couldn't get worse. "Things could get worse," Ives said Tuesday during a visit to Quincy. The Whieaton Republican is challenging Gov. Bruce Rauner in the GOP primary.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner continued his relentless attack against House Speaker Michael Madigan during a Friday visit to Quincy, never mentioning his Republican primary opponent nor any other Democratic candidates.
Bryden Cory has filed as a Republican candidate for Adams County treasurer. Cory hopes to fill the office that Treasurer Terry Asher, a Republican, has held for seven years. Illinois election filings ended with the close of business Monday.
Primary election races are shaping up in the Illinois 18th congressional district after two Republicans and two Democrats have filed election petitions this week.