On the Ballot: Illinois General Primary Election

The Illinois General Primary is Tuesday, March 17.

In Illinois, you are required at the polling place to select whether you would like to vote on a republican or democratic ballot. Depending on which ballot you choose, there will be different measures for which you will vote. If you do not know your polling place, see the On the Ballot page of this website to look it up.


Republican ballot


President


Donald J. Trump (incumbent)

https://www.donaldjtrump.com/


Main talking points:


  • Jobs and the economy

  • Removing red tape

  • Immigration

  • National Security







Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente

https://rocky101.com/en_us/en/


Main talking points:


  • Healthcare

  • Immigration

  • Jobs and the economy

  • Education






U.S. Senator


Mark C. Curran

https://electcurran.com/


Main talking points:


  • Pro-life

  • Experience

  • Border security

  • Crime









Tom Tarter

https://www.drtarter.com/


Main talking points:


  • National security

  • Healthcare

  • Economy

  • Immigration







Casey Chlebek

https://caseyforsenate.com/


Main talking points:


  • Economy

  • Social programs

  • Foreign policy











Peggy Hubbard

https://peggyhubbardforsenate.com/


Main talking points:


  • American first

  • Forgotten communities

  • Second Amendement

  • Immigration











Robert Marshall

https://www.citizensforrobertmarshall.net/


Main talking points:


  • Term limits

  • Pro-life

  • Second Amendment

  • Immigration










Judge of 8th Judicial Circuit

Tad Brenner

https://tadbrennerforjudge.com/


*Technically an apolitical position, no issue-based talking points

















Drew Erwin

https://www.facebook.com/judgedrew/


*Technically an apolitical position, no issue-based talking points















Adams County Coroner

Scott Graham

https://scottgrahamforcoroner.com/















Catherine Rene Morrison Wright

https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Public-Figure/Catherine-Morrison-Wright-for-Adams-County-Coroner-2020-116210423081892/







Democratic Ballot


President

Every candidate that filed will appear on the ballot, but these are the only candidates who have not formally announced the suspension of their campaigns:


Bernie Sanders

https://berniesanders.com/illinois/?nosplash&s=IL


Main talking points:


  • Medicare for all

  • College for all

  • Green New deal

  • Equality







Joe Biden

https://joebiden.com/


Main talking points:


  • Beating Trump

  • Healthcare

  • Criminal justice

  • Equality







Tulsi Gabbard

https://www.tulsi2020.com/


Main talking points:


  • Veterans

  • Civil liberties

  • Foreign policy

  • Economy











Both Ballots (in Quincy school district only)


Quincy School District #172 Referendum

Proposition to Increase Maximum Annual Educational Tax Rate


Read about this:


https://www.qps.org/about-the-district/2020-referendum/

https://www.whig.com/article/20191218/ARTICLE/191219994

http://www.qpsfoundation.org/2020/03/04/support_letter/

https://www.quincychamber.org/chamber-supports-quincy-public-schools-referendum/

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