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Four Republican candidates will be on the November ballot for seats on the Effingham County Board, according to unofficial results from Tuesday’s primary election.

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Effingham County voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly said they want Chicago to separate from the rest of Illinois. A local referendum favored that by a margin of 73.8 percent to 26.2 percent.

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Mary Miller on Tuesday won the Republican nomination to seek the 15th District seat in the U.S. Congress, according to unofficial results. With 702 of 821 precincts counted, she collected 58 percent of the vote percent of the vote and was declared the winner by the Associated Press over thre…

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CHICAGO — A former Chicago-area sheriff emerged from a crowded Republican field Tuesday in the Illinois primary, advancing to mount a long-shot challenge against Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters in Illinois cast their ballots in Tuesday’s Democratic primary during a pandemic that has stunted travel, closed schools, forced millions of workers to stay home and canceled campaign rallies.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden won the Florida and Illinois primaries on Tuesday, building on a remarkable surge as he barrels toward the Democratic presidential nomination at a time when the nation is gripped by concern about the new coronavirus.

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Incumbent Effingham County Coroner Kim Rhodes won the Republican nomination for her job in Tuesday’s primary, defeating challenger Gerry Kingery in the primary. There were no Democrats running.

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Effingham County election results will be compiled HERE as the county clerk reports them to us. We'll update the numbers as they come in.

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EFFINGHAM — Republican candidates for the party’s nod for the 55th Senate District and the 109th House District discussed a variety of issues recently at a forum hosted by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce and the Effingham County Farm Bureau at the Elks Lodge.

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The four candidates running in Tuesday’s primary election for the Republican nomination to the 15th District seat in the U.S. Congress are Chuck Ellington, Kerry Wolff, Darren Duncan and Mary Miller. U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, R-Collinsville, is not seeking another term.

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EFFINGHAM — Republican candidates for Effingham County Board District I discussed a variety of topics recently at a county board candidates forum hosted by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce.

A forum for state representative and state senator candidates is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Effingham Elks Lodge #1016, 2101 S. Banker St., Effingham. The following candidates have been invited to attend: State Senate 55th District: Republicans Darren Baile…

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Two candidates are vying for the state senate seat in the 55th legislative district: Incumbent Darren Bailey and Jeffrey Fleming are running for the Republican spot in the race for the March 17 election.

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Two Republican Effingham County Board District F candidates were tested recently at the Elks Club with a series of questions from local media during the candidate forum hosted by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce and the Effingham County Farm Bureau.

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There are two Republicans vying for the seat in Effingham County Board District I in the March 17 primary: Incumbent Joe Thoele and Jeremy Deters. No Democrats are on the ballot.

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John Perry ran as a Republican for the County Board District E seat in 2016, defeating incumbent Mike DePoister, who ran in that year’s general election as an independent after choosing not to face Perry in the primary for the GOP nomination.

Eric B. Petty of Effingham, Norbert L. Soltwedel of Shumway and Gerald L. Kinkelaar of Effingham are seeking the Republican nomination March 17 to replace Lloyd Foster on the Effingham County Board, representing District A.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a month ago, Joe Biden’s campaign was in free fall. Even after he mounted a comeback in South Carolina, he confronted the reality of competing in crucial Super Tuesday contests with little money and no discernible campaign infrastructure.

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EFFINGHAM — Two Republicans are running against each other again in the primary election March 17 for their party’s nomination for Effingham County Coroner. There are no Democratic candidates on the ballot.

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HOUSTON — Rivals no more, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg united behind Joe Biden’s presidential bid on Monday as the Democratic Party’s moderate wing scrambled to boost the former vice president just hours before voting began across a series of high-stakes Super Tuesday states.

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EFFINGHAM — Reform was the central theme of the Taxpayer Revolt Rally Sunday hosted by area Republican politicians and candidates.

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Madonna Mae Rogers, age 89, peacefully passed away to her Heavenly Home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 while at Heartland Senior Living in Neoga. A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at the Ashmore Cemetery in Ashmore, Illinois with Richard Vail officiating. Memorials in her honor may…