Here are the candidates running in area primary races


The primary election is fast approaching March 20.

Voters will have the opportunity to choose their Democratic and Republican candidates for Congress, Illinois governor, the Illinois General Assembly, county offices and more. The general election will be Nov. 6.

For election information, visit dupageco.org/election or cookcountyclerk.com/agency/elections.

Candidates running in area contested races include:

3rd Congressional District – Democrat

Daniel William Lipinski

Marie Newman

4th Congressional District – Democrat

Richard Gonzalez

Sol A. Flores

Jesus "Chuy" Garcia

5th Congressional District – Democrat

Mike Quigley

Benjamin Thomas Wolf

Steven J. Schwartzberg

Sameena Mustafa

6th Congressional District – Democrat

Becky Anderson Wilkins

Amanda Howland

Kelly Mazeski

Jennifer Zordani

Sean Casten

Carole Cheney

Ryan Huffman

24th Illinois House District – Democrat

Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez

Robert Rafael Reyes

42nd Illinois House District – Republican

Burt Minor

Amy L. Grant

John Paul Augustynowicz

Ryan Edward Byrne

46th Illinois House District – Republican

Gordon (Jay) Kinzler

Roger Orozco

47th Illinois House District – Democrat

James M. "Jim" Caffrey

Anne Sommerkamp

82nd Illinois House District – Republican

Jim Durkin

Michael "Mickey" Straub

DuPage County sheriff – Republican

James Mendrick

Frank Bibbiano

DuPage County Board District 1 – Republican

Sam Tornatore

Paul A. DeMichele

Dino Gavanes

DuPage County Board District 2 – Democrat

Elizabeth (Liz) Chaplin

Arlene Kendorski

Claire Goldenberg

DuPage County Board District 3 – Republican

Greg Hart

Greg Abbott

Martin T. Tully

DuPage County Board District 3 – Democrat

Mehr Qayyum

Julie Renehan

John Basco

DuPage County Board District 4 – Republican

Paula McGowen

Ron Almiron

Grant Eckhoff

Christopher J. Zaruba

Elizabeth "Beth" Tatro

Craig R. Chinchilla

DuPage County Board District 4 – Democrat

Trevor J. Orsinger

Hadiya Afzal

Mary FitzGerald Ozog