The Illinois primary election is June 28. What's on ballots in Galesburg?

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GALESBURG — The Illinois primary election is set for June 28.

Voters will have the chance to cast their ballots in races for governor, congress, state legislative offices and a variety of local positions including Knox County sheriff.

Here is a guide on where you can vote and what will be on the ballot on Tuesday.

POLLING

Registration

In order to register to vote on election day, voters must appear at the designated polling place of their precinct and be a United States citizen, a resident of that precinct for 30 days, be 18 years of age or older and provide two forms of ID.

One of the forms of ID must show the voter's address that they are registering from. Acceptable forms of ID include a driver's license, social security card, employee or student or ID card, utility bill, lease or contract for residence, credit card or FOID card.

Polling locations

Polling places will open at 6 a.m. on Tuesday and close at 7 p.m.

If you do not know what precinct you are located in, you can visit the city of Galesburg's website at www.ci.galesbrg.il.us and hover over the "Residents" tab at the top of the website.

From there, a menu will drop down and you can click the "Polling Places" tab under the

"Election Office" section. The "Precinct Lookup" tool will tell you what your precinct and polling location is if you plug in your name, birthday and address.

If you already know what number precinct you are located in, here are your polling places:

  • Precinct 1: First Church of God, 1080 Harrison St. (309) 343-2179

  • Precinct 2: First Church of God, 1080 Harrison St. (309) 343-2179

  • Precinct 3: First Church of God, 1080 Harrison St. (309) 343-2179

  • Precinct 4: Faith United Methodist Church, 876 E. Knox St. (309) 343-8805

  • Precinct 5: Knox County Farm Bureau, 180 S. Soangetaha Rd. (309) 342-2036

  • Precinct 6: Knox County Farm Bureau, 180 S. Soangetaha Rd. (309) 342-2036

  • Precinct 7-0: First Church of Nazarene, 1501 Webster St. (309) 342-9012

  • Precinct 7-1: First Church of Nazarene, 1501 Webster St. (309) 342-9012

  • Precinct 8: Faith United Methodist Church, 876 E. Knox St. (309) 343-8805

  • Precinct 9: First Church of Nazarene, 1501 Webster St. (309) 342-9012

  • Precinct 10: United Way - Knox County, 1215 Monmouth Blvd (309) 343-4434

  • Precinct 11: First Baptist Church, 169 S. Cherry St. (309) 342-0149

  • Precinct 12: First Baptist Church, 169 S. Cherry St. (309) 342-0149

  • Precinct 13: Bethel Baptist Church - Gym, 1196 N. Academy St. (309) 342-3166

  • Precinct 14: Bethel Baptist Church - Gym, 1196 N. Academy St. (309) 342-3166

  • Precinct 15: First Baptist Church, 169 S. Cherry St. (309) 342-0149

  • Precinct 16: Bethel Baptist Church - Learning Center, 1196 N. Academy St. (309) 342-3166

  • Precinct 17: Bethel Baptist Church - Gym, 1196 N. Academy St. (309) 342-3166

  • Precinct 18: Grace Anglican Church - Thrift Store, 151 E Carl Sandburg Dr. (309) 344-1566

  • Precinct 19: Bethel Baptist Church - Gym, 1196 N. Academy St. (309) 342-3166

  • Precinct 20: Grace Anglican Church - Fellowship Hall, 151 E Carl Sandburg Dr. (309) 344-1566

If you still have questions the phone number for Galesburg's Board of Elections is (309) 345-3660.

FEDERAL OFFICES

U.S. Senate

The GOP primary field is crowded with seven candidates seeking to challenge U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Illinois, as her first six-year term draws to a close.

Duckworth is running unopposed, meaning that unless someone drops out of the race, whoever wins the Republican primary vote on June 28 will face off against Duckworth in the Nov. 8 general election.

The seven Republican candidates that will be on the ballot Tuesday are Casey Chlebek, Peggy Hubbard, Robert "Bobby" Piton, Jimmy Lee Tillman II, Anthony W. Williams and Kathy Salvi.

More: GOP primary candidates line up to challenge incumbent Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth

More: Meet Matthew 'Matt' Dubiel, candidate for U.S. senator from Illinois

More: Meet Robert 'Bobby' Piton, candidate for U.S. senator from Illinois

More: Meet Bill Redpath, candidate for U.S. senator from Illinois

More: Meet Peggy Hubbard, candidate for U.S. senator from Illinois

STATE OFFICES

Governor and Lieutenant Governor

There are two teams running for governor and lieutenant governor in the Democratic primary and seven teams running for governor and lieutenant governor in the Republican primary.

In the Democratic primary, voters can either vote for JB Pritzker and Juliana Stratton or Beverly Miles and Karla Shaw.

In the Republican primary, voters can either vote for Darren Bailey and Stephanie Trussel, Paul Schimpf and Carolyn Schofield, Richard C. Irvin and Avery Bourne, Gary Rabine and Aaron Del Mar, Max Solomon and Latasha H. Fields, Keisha S. Smith, or Jesse Sullivan and Kathleen Murphy.

We sent questionnaires to the candidates on the ballot, asking them to answer questions about pension obligations, state population loss, escalating costs of health care, how to handle a COVID surge and what small businesses need due to the pandemic.

Gubernatorial questionnaires:

More: Illinois governor candidates: What's your plan to improve the pension burden on cities?

More: Illinois governor candidates: How would you work to increase the state's population?

More: Illinois governor candidates: How will you bring down health care, prescription drug costs?

More: Illinois governor candidates: How would you handle another surge in COVID deaths?

More: Illinois governor candidates: What help do small businesses still need due to pandemic?

Attorney General

In the Democratic primary, Kwame Raoul is running unopposed from his party for attorney general.

There are three candidates running for attorney general in the Republican primary. Voters can either vote for Steve Kim, David Shestokas or Thomas G. DeVore.

Secretary of State

There are four candidates running for secretary of state in the Democratic primary. Voters can either vote for Alexi Giannoulias, David H. Moore, Anna M. Valencia or Sidney Moore.

There are two candidates running for secretary of state in the Republican primary. Voters can either vote for Dan Brady or John C. Milhiser.

Comptroller

In the Democratic primary, Susana A. Mendoza is running unopposed from her party for comptroller.

In the Republican primary, Shannon L. Teresi is running unopposed from her party for comptroller.

Treasurer

In the Democratic primary, Michael W. Frerichs is running unopposed from his party for treasurer.

In the Republican primary, Tom Demmer is running unopposed from his party for treasurer.

CONGRESSIONAL

17th Congressional District Rep.

Six candidates are campaigning to succeed U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos in the 17th Congressional District and keep the seat in Democratic Party hands.

The Democratic candidates are Angie Normoyle, Eric Sorensen, Litesa Wallace, Marsha Williams, Jackqueline McGowan and Jonathan Klarer Logemann.

A pair of Republicans are campaigning to flip the congressional seat long held by Bustos from blue to red. The two Republican candidates are Charles "Charlie" William Helmick Jr and Esther Joy King.

More: Where six Democrats for Congress stand on guns and economy

More: Meet the Republicans running to flip US Rep. Cheri Bustos' seat red

STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE

State Central Committeewoman

There are three candidates in the Democratic primary running for the position of state central committeewoman for the seventeenth congressional district. The three Democratic candidates are Pamela Davidson, Linda McNeely and Jehan Gordon-Booth.

State Central Committeeman

There are two candidates in the Democratic primary running for the position of state central committeeman for the seventeenth congressional district. The two Democratic candidates are Maurice A. West II and Virgil J. Mayberry.

LEGISLATIVE

Illinois Senate, 36th District

Mike Halpin, Rock Island, is running unopposed in the Democratic primary for District 36.

In the Republican primary, Glen Evans Sr. and Mike Thoms, both of Rock Island, are running for state senator to represent the GOP in the general election in November.

Thoms is Rock Island mayor and Evans is a minister and former candidate for state representative. Republican Neil Anderson, Andalusia, currently represents the 36th District, but was drawn out of the district in remapping. He is running in the 47th District.

The new 36th Senate District reaches north into the southern portion of East Moline and includes Coal Valley and Colona. The district runs south, picking up Galesburg, East Galesburg, Knoxville and Monmouth, before stretching down to include Bushnell and Macomb. Currently, Galesburg is represented by two state senate districts. Republican Win Stoller, District 37, represents the northern part of the city and Republican Jill Tracy, District 47, represents the southern part of Galesburg. The new 36th will include all of Galesburg.

Primary election: New district for Galesburg means new state senator; Here are 36th District GOP candidates

REPRESENTATIVE

Illinois Representative, 71st District

In the Democratic primary, Christopher Demink is running unopposed from his party for the position of representative in the general assembly for the newly drawn District 71..

In the Republican primary, incumbent Daniel Swanson of Alpha will try to hold off challenger Matthew Rauschert of Avon.

Swanson was elected as District 74 state representative in November 2016 after longtime Republican legislator Don Moffitt retired. Republican voters in a June 28 primary election will decide who should represent the party in the November general election. Christopher Demink is running unopposed in the Democratic primary for District 71.

The new 71st House District reaches north to Coal Valley and a small piece of East Moline and slices south in a rectangle picking up Galesburg, Monmouth, Roseville, and on down to Bushnell and Macomb.

Primary election: Daniel Swanson challenged by Matthew Rauschert in District 71 GOP primary election

COUNTY

County Clerk

In the Democratic primary, Tracy Thierry-Robertson is running unopposed from her party for county clerk.

In the Republican party, incumbent Scott G. Erickson is running unopposed from his party to keep his position as county clerk.

County Treasurer

In the Democratic primary, incumbent Robin E. Davis is running unopposed from her party to keep her position as county treasurer.

In the Republican primary, Janet Windish is running unopposed from her party for county treasurer.

County Sheriff

There are two candidates running for county sheriff in the Democratic Primary. Voters can either vote for Douglas Sampson or James Robertson.

In the Republican primary, Jack Harlan is running unopposed from his party for the county sheriff.

REGIONAL OFFICE OF EDUCATION

Regional Superintendent of Schools

In the Republican primary, Jodi Scott is running unopposed from her party for the regional superintendent of schools for Henderson, Knox, Mercer and Warren County.

There is no Democratic candidate for this position.

COUNTY BOARD

County Board Member District 1

In the Republican primary, Anthony R. Weiss is running unopposed from his party for County Board Member District 2.

County Board Member District 2

There are three candidates for three seats in each the GOP and Democrat primary in District 2. Voters will choose three candidates.

In the Democratic primary, there are three candidates for County Board Member District 2. The three Democratic candidates are John Hunigan, Greg "Chops" Bacon and David L. Amor.

In the Republican primary, there are three candidates for County Board Member District 2. The three Republican candidates are Stephen Johnson, Brent A. Zhorne and Robert "Bob" Bondi.

County Board Member District 3

There are three seats open in District 3, and three Democrat candidates and two Republican candidates on the ballot.

In the Democratic primary there are three candidates for County Board Member District 3. The three Democratic candidates are Pamela Davidson, Samuel Cohen and Kimberly Thierry.

In the Republican primary there are two candidates for County Board Member District 3. The two Republican candidates are Samuel F. Larson and Dale A. Jacobs.

JUDICIAL

Ninth Judicial Circuit Court Judge for Knox County

In the Democratic primary, there are two candidates running for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court judge in Knox County. The two Democratic candidates are David M. Hansen and Jim Harrell.

In the Republican primary, there is one candidate running for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court judge. The one Republican candidate is Ken Hogan.

PRECINCT

Precinct 2 Committeeperson

In the Democratic primary, Gregory S. Dewitt is running unopposed from his party for committeeperson in precinct 2.

In the Republican primary, there are two candidates for committeeperson in precinct 2. Voters can either vote for Michael Lampson or Olive "Lorraine" Dundon.

Precinct 5 Committeeperson

In the Democratic primary, Mary Crawford is running unopposed from her party for committeeperson in precinct 5.

Precinct 6 Committeeperson

In the Democratic primary, Rosetta Martin is running unopposed from her party for committeeperson in precinct 6.

In the Republican primary, Barbara K. Bowen is running unopposed from her party for committeeperson in precinct 6.

Precinct 8 Committeeperson

In the Democratic primary, Kimberly Thierry is running unopposed from her party for committeeperson in precinct 8.

In the Republican primary, Connie J. Jacobs is running unopposed from her party for committeeperson in precinct 8.

Precinct 9 Committeeperson

In the Democratic primary, Pamela Davidson is running unopposed from her party for committeeperson in precinct 9.

In the Republican primary, Bruce Watkins is running unopposed from his party for committeeperson in precinct 9.

Precinct 11 Committeeperson

In the Republican primary, Elisha French is running unopposed from her party for committeeperson in precinct 11.

Precinct 13 Committeeperson

In the Democratic primary, Jeannette Chernin is running unopposed from her party for committeeperson in precinct 13.

Precinct 16 Committeeperson

In the Republican primary, Richard C. Conklin is running unopposed from his party for committeeperson in precinct 16.

Precinct 17 Committeeperson

In the Republican primary, Shaela J. Duckwiler is running unopposed from her party for committeeperson in precinct 17.

Precinct 18 Committeeperson

In the Democratic primary, Gayle L. Keiser is running unopposed from his party for committeeperson in precinct 18.

In the Republican primary, Fred M. McGunnigal is running unopposed from his party for committeeperson in precinct 18.

Precinct 19 Committeeperson

In the Republican primary, Michael Groom is running unopposed from his party for committeeperson in precinct 19.

Precinct 20 Committeeperson

In the Democratic primary, David L. Amor is running unopposed from his party for committee person in precinct 20.

In the Republican primary, there are two candidates running for committeeperson in precinct 20. Voters can either vote for Susan Vinson or Kelly Templeton Cheesman.

This article originally appeared on Galesburg Register-Mail: Illinois primary election: What's on ballots in Galesburg?