Two incumbents breeze to GOP primary win DuPage District 6

Two DuPage County Board incumbents cruised to victory Tuesday to earn the Republican Party's nomination to a pair of District 6 seats. Meanwhile, two Democrats have been chosen to face them in the fall.

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Jim Zay with 44 percent of the votes and fellow board member Kevin Wiley with nearly 37 percent of the votes appear to have won the GOP primary. The other Republican candidate, Sean McQuade, received nearly 19 percent of the votes.

On the Democratic side, the nominees for the two District 6 seats are Sheila Rutledge and Erica Green.

With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, Rutledge had 43 percent of the votes and Green had 39 percent. The third Democrat, John Maguire, received roughly 18 percent of the votes.

Rutledge is a photographer from Warrenville. Green is a health care professional from Bloomingdale.

District 6 includes all or parts of Aurora, Bartlett, Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Glendale Heights, Hanover Park, Naperville, Roselle, St. Charles, Warrenville, Wayne, West Chicago, Wheaton and Winfield.

Kevin Wiley
Sheila Rutledge
Erica Green
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