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Election Central 2016

Welcome to your source for up-to-the-minute election results, candidate profiles, editorial questionnaires, video interviews and more. For more information on a race, click the position name.

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Sauk Valley Media's Election Central 2016 is your information center, with race information, candidate listings, links to county sites, election-related stories and more.


— LEE COUNTY: RESULTS | Sample ballot (Democrat) | Sample ballot (Republican) | Nonpartisan ballot | website

— WHITESIDE COUNTY: RESULTSSample ballot (Democrat) | Sample ballot (Republican) | Nonpartisan ballot | website

— OGLE COUNTY: RESULTSSample ballots (Democrat, Republican, nonpartisan) | website

— CARROLL COUNTY: RESULTSSample ballot (Democrat) | Sample ballot (Republican) | Nonpartisan ballot | website

— BUREAU COUNTY: RESULTSSample ballot (Democrat) |  Sample ballot (Republican) |  Nonpartisan ballot | website

Click to go to the Illinois State Board of Elections website

VIDEO: Lee County state's attorney candidates Matthew Klahn, Michael Downey, and William Brozovich participated in a public forum Tuesday at Dixon High School.

Click here to see opening statements.

Question 1: Most important functions of office

Question 2: Backlogged court cases

Question 3: Efficiencies to save taxpayer money

Question 4: Juvenile court

Question 5: Heroin and substance abuse

Question 6: Discretion in prosecution

Question 7: Law enforcement relationship

Question 8: Top priorities

Click here to see closing statements.


Click here to see the latest presentation (PDF).