2018 Illinois Candidates and Referenda

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2018 Candidates: US Rep 9th Congressional District

Name Party
Jan Schakowsky Democrat
John Elleson Republican

2018 Candidates: Governor's Office

Name Running Mate Party Campaign Finance
JB Pritzker Juliana Stratton Democrat Report
Bruce Rauner Evelyn Sanguinetti Republican Report
Kash Jackson Sanj Mohip  Libertarian Report
Sam McCann Aaron Merreighn Conservative  Report

2018 Candidates: Attorney General's Office

Name Party Campaign Finance
Kwame Raoul Democrat Report
Erika Harold Republican Report

2018 Candidates: Secretary of State

Name Party Campaign Finance
Jesse White Democrat Report
Jason Helland Republican Report

2018 Candidates: Comptroller

Name Party Campaign Finance
Susana Mendoza Democrat Report
Darlene Senger Republican Report
Claire Ball Libertarian Report

2018 Candidates: IL State Treasurer

Name Party Campaign Finance
Jim Dodge Republican Report
Mike Frerichs Democrat Report

2018 Candidates: State Representative 14th District

Name Party Campaign Finance
Kelly Cassidy Democrat Report

2018 Candidates: State Rep. 17th District

Name Party Campaign Finance
Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz Democrat Report
Peter Lee Republican Report

2018 Candidates: State Representative 18th District

 
Name Party Campaign Finance
Robyn Gabel Democrat Report
Julie Cho Republican Report

2018 Candidates: State Senator 9th District

Name Party Campaign Finance
Laura Fine Democrat Report
Joan McCarthy Lasonde Republican Report

2018 Candidates: State Senator 7th District

Name Party Campaign Finance
Heather Steans Democrat Report

2018 Candidates: Cook County Assessor

Name Party Campaign Finance
Frederick 'Fritz' Kaegi Democrat Report
Joseph Paglia Republican Report

2018 Candidates: Cook County Board President

Name Party Campaign Finance
Toni Preckwinkle Democrat Report

2018 Candidates: Cook County Clerk

Name Party Campaign Finance
Karen A. Yarbrough Democrat Report

2018 Candidates:Cook County Treasurer

Name Party Campaign Finance
Maria Pappas Democrat Report

2018 Candidates: Cook County Sheriff

Name Party Campaign Finance
Thomas J. Dart Democrat Report

2018 Candidates: Cook County Board 13th Dist.

Name Party Campaign Finance
Larry Suffredin Democrat Report
Chris J. Hanusiak Republican  Report

 

2018 Candidates: Commissioner, Board of Review 2nd District

Name Party Campaign Finance
Michael Cabonargi Democrat Report

 

 

2018 Candidates: Water Reclamation District

Name Party Campaign Finance
Debra Shore Democrat Report
Kari K. Steele Democrat Report
Marcelino Garcia Democrat Report
Cam Davis Democrat Report
Karen Roothaan Green Report
Tammie Felicia Vinson Green Report
Christopher Anthony Green Report
Geoffery Cubbage  Green Report
R. Cary Capparelli Republican Report
Shundar Lin Republican Report

Upcoming Referendum Questions

The following referendum questions will be on the upcoming general election ballot for City of Evanston residents to vote on: 

Harley Clarke Mansion Preservation 

"Shall the City of Evanston protect from demolition and preserve the landmark Harley Clarke buildings and gardens next to Lighthouse Beach, for use and access as public property, consistent with the Evanston Lakefront Master Plan, at minimal or no cost to Evanston Tax Payers?" 

YES or NO

Real Estate Transfer Tax Increase 

"Shall the City of Evanston impose a real estate transfer tax increase of forty percent (40%) to establish a new transfer tax rate of seven dollars ($7.00) for every one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of value, or fraction thereof, for sales from $1,500,000.01 up to $5,000,000.00 AND a real estate transfer tax increase of eighty percent (80%) to establish a new transfer tax rate of nine dollars ($9.00) for every one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of value, or fraction thereof, for sales from $5,000,000.01 or more to be paid by the seller of the real estate transferred?"

The current rate of the real estate transfer tax is five dollars ($5.00) for every one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of value, or fraction thereof, and the revenue is used for the City's general fund. The revenue from the increase is to be used for the funding of the City's General Operating Fund, with the increase being used for improvements related to public safety, public health, parks and recreation services, street improvements, and other necessary City services. 

YES or NO

Countywide, Minimum Wage

Shall the minimum wage in your municipality match the $13 per hour Cook County minimum wage law for adults over the age of 18 by July 1, 2020, and be indexed to the consumer price index after that?

YES or NO

Countywide, Earned Sick Time

Shall your municipality match the Cook County earned sick time law which allows for workers to earn up to 40 hours (5 days) of sick time a year to take care of their own health or a family member's health?

 

YES or NO

Countywide, Firearms

Should the State of Illinois strengthen penalties for the illegal trafficking of firearms and require all gun dealers to be certified by the State?

YES or NO