Elections 2012: Who is Running in Skokie?
The day has come to vote for the next president of the United States. But, who is running on the local level? Check out this guide for information on key races happening in the Skokie area.
Skokie Patch will be updating all of these races in real time throughout the evening until a winner is confirmed. Check our site later this afternoon for more specific details regarding the candidates and reporting precincts.
Jan Schakowsky (D) vs Tim Wolfe (R)
Schakowsky is seeking her eighth term as 9th District Congresswoman, but faces a newcomer and accountant in Republican candidate Tim Wolfe.
Daniel Biss (D) vs Glenn Farkas (R)
Biss, who is currently holding a seat in the 17th District House, is running for Senate in the 9th District. He will be facing Republican newcomer and Glenview resident Glenn Farkas.
Ira Silverstein (D) -
Silverstein (D) will not be facing anyone for his seat in the Senate's 8th District.
Lou Lang (D) vs Vincent Romano (R)
Twenty-five year incumbent Lou Lang will be facing newcomer and Republican Vincent Romano for the 16th District House seat.
Other notable elections -
Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamantion District
- Debra Shore (D)
- Kari K. Steele (D)
- Patrick Daley Thompson (D)
- Nasrin Khalil (GRN)
- Dave Ehrlich (GRN)
- Karen Roothaan (GRN)
- Harlod "Noonie" Ward (R)
- Carl Segvich (R)
Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court
- Dorothy A. Brown (D)
- Diane S. Shapiro (R)
Cook County Recorder
- Karen A. Yarbrough (D)
- Sherri Griffith (R)