Diane Hewitt of Waukegan has won the Democratic nomination for the Lake County Board District 2 seat, besting two opponents.
Hewitt, 57, the incumbent in District 2 which serves portions of Beach Park, Gurnee, Waukegan and Zion, easily won her seat by garnering 437 votes Tuesday night, unofficial vote totals show.
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With 24 of 24 precincts reporting, Hewitt accounted for 44.91 percent of the votes registered, while challenger Mark Stricklin of Beach Park scored 325 votes for 33.40 percent. Beverly Stackhouse-Mull of Zion grabbed 211 votes for 21.69 percent.
No candidates ran in the Republican primary, but the party can put one on the November ballot.