Andersson wins nomination in 65th

Geneva Library Board Trustee Steve Andersson won Tuesday’s Republican nomination in the race for 65th District state representative.

According to unofficial results, Andersson received 4,353 votes, Geneva resident Daniel Ugaste of Geneva received 2,958 votes and Elgin resident Debbie Miller received 2,057 votes. There are no Democratic candidates running for the seat in the primary at this time.

The race was for the seat currently held by state Rep. Tim Schmitz, R-Batavia, who is not seeking re-election. He first was elected to the House in 1999. The district represents parts of Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles, Campton Hills, Plato Center, South Elgin, Hampshire and Huntley.

– Eric Schelkopf