A summary of Daily Herald endorsements

 
The Daily Herald Editorial Board
Updated 11/4/2014 2:55 PM
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  • On Tuesday, voters will go to the polls for the 2014 General Election to select officials for county, legislative, congressional and statewide constitutional offices.  Here is a summary of the Daily Herald's recommendations in contested races in the suburban region.

    On Tuesday, voters will go to the polls for the 2014 General Election to select officials for county, legislative, congressional and statewide constitutional offices. Here is a summary of the Daily Herald's recommendations in contested races in the suburban region. Rick West

On Tuesday, voters will go to the polls for the 2014 General Election to select officials for county, legislative, congressional and statewide constitutional offices.

Here is a summary of the Daily Herald's recommendations in contested races in the suburban region.

Interested in reviewing our reasoning? On Monday's Opinion page, we will reprint our endorsement editorials in the races for governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House, and you can find all our endorsements online at dailyherald.com/news/politics/election/endorsements.

Also listed below are recommendations regarding judicial candidates by four major state and regional bar associations.

If you wish, you may print out these recommendations and take them into the polls with you for reference. You also are permitted to view them on a smart phone or electronic device as long as you do not try to use the device to take pictures of your ballot.

U.S. Senate

Dick Durbin

U.S. House

5th District

Mike Quigley

6th District

Peter Roskam

8th District

Tammy Duckworth

9th District

Jan Schakowsky

10th District

Bob Dold

11th District

Bill Foster

14th District

Randy Hultgren

Statewide Offices

Governor

Bruce Rauner

Treasurer

Tom Cross

Comptroller

Judy Baar Topinka

Attorney General

Lisa Madigan

Secretary of State

Jesse White

General Assembly

House 20

Michael McAuliffe

House 46

Deb Conroy

House 55

Marty Moylan

House 84

Krishna Bansal

House 41

Grant Wherli

House 43

Jeffrey Meyer

House 44

Fred Crespo

House 45

Christine Jennifer Winger

House 50

Keith Wheeler

House 52

David McSweeney

House 54

Tom Morrison

House 56

Michelle Mussman

House 57

Elaine Nekritz

House 59

Leslie Munger

House 61

Sheri Jesiel

House 62

Rod Drobinski

House 64

Barbara Wheeler

House 81

Ron Sandack

Senate 24

Chris Nybo

Senate 30

No endorsement

Cook County

MWRD

Cynthia Santos

Herb Schumann

District 9

Peter Silvestri

District 15

Timothy Schneider

District 17

Elizabeth Doody-Gorman

Lake County

Clerk

Carla Wyckoff

Treasurer

David Stolman

Sheriff

Mark Curran

District 6

Jeff Werfel

District 10

Charles "Chuck" Bartels

DuPage County

Sheriff

John E. Zaruba

Clerk

Paul Hinds

Board Chairman

Dan Cronin

District 1

Paul Fichtner

District 3

John Curran

District 4

Grant Eckhoff

District 5

Tonia Khouri

District 6

Lauren "Laurie" Nowak

Forest District 1

Marsha Murphy

Forest District 6

Shannon M. Burns

Kane County

Sheriff

Donald Kramer

District 11

John Martin

District 19

Kurt Robert Kojzarek

District 23

Margaret "Maggie" Auger

McHenry County

Sheriff

Jim Harrison

District 1

Robert Nowak

Nick Chirikos

District 3

Joseph Gottemoller

K. Bergan Schmidt

District 5

John Jung

Paula Yepsen

Ballot Questions

Crime victims' rights amendment: No

Voter discrimination amendment: No

Electrical aggregation, Maine Township, Des Plaines: Yes

Reduce Inverness park board: Yes

Palatine fire district tax increase: Yes

Home rule in Lake Zurich, Barrington: Yes

End election of Prospect Heights clerk, treasurer: Yes

Expand Wauconda community center: Yes

Grayslake fire district tax: Yes

Restructure District 116 debt: Yes

Antioch ambulance service: Yes

Butterfield park site: Yes

Glen Ellyn pool: Yes

Villa Park roads: Yes

Sleepy Hollow tax increase: No

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