February 4, 2018

Naperville woman announces primary run for Connelly Senate seat

Naperville resident Laura Ellman is throwing her hat in the ring in the Illinois Senate 21st District, hoping for a chance to unseat incumbent Sen. Michael Connelly. Ellman will run as a Democrat in the March 2018 primary. If she wins, she could face Connelly, R-Lisle, in the November 2018 election. Ellman has been a resident of the 21st District …

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February 4, 2018

Naperville Democrat seeking Connelly’s 21st Senate seat

A Naperville Democrat has announced her intent to seek the 21st District seat held by Republican state Sen. Michael Connelly. Laura Ellman, an assessor at a national laboratory, said in a news release that she wants to use her experience with data analysis and regulatory compliance to solve problems facing the district and the state. She said she has a …

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February 4, 2018

Primary races take shape as candidates file to run

The holiday season has just hit its peak, but the next election season isn’t far behind. Candidates for county, state and federal offices had a week to file their nominating petitions to secure their names on the March 20 primary ballot. The deadline to file petitions was 5 p.m. Dec. 4. Voters will have the opportunity to elect candidates for …

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