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updated: 3/18/2014 11:10 PM

Cunningham gets GOP nod for Kane Clerk

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After serving the past 12 years as Kane County Clerk, Jack Cunningham Tuesday night earned a chance at another four.

With all precincts reporting, Cunningham garnered nearly 57 percent of the vote and captured the Republican nomination for the post, according to unofficial results.

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Cunningham, of Aurora, finished with 17,700 votes while challenger Mark Davoust, of St. Charles, had 13,512 votes.

"I'm very humbled by winning again," Cunningham said.

"I really appreciate the people of the county allowing me to represent them for 12 years, and if this lead holds, 16 (years)."

Cunningham advances to the Nov. 4 general election. No Democrat has filed to run for clerk so far.

Davoust, a Kane County Board member since 2004, stressed that increasing low voter turnout should be a top priority for the clerk's office if he was elected.

Cunningham maintained it was his office's duty to provide people with the most opportunities to vote. He also trumpeted the success of early voting programs and the office's transition to electronic voting. He said the office received high scores in a community survey.

"The people did look at how the office has been run. I give the credit not to me, but the employees," Cunningham said.

"It's the quality of service in the office. People looked at my qualifications, experience and accomplishments."

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