Election

Election Results: 2020 Election in McHenry County

Mike Buehler talks with supporters Nov. 3 during an election night watch party for local Republicans at Niko's Red Mill Tavern in Woodstock.
Mike Buehler talks with supporters Nov. 3 during an election night watch party for local Republicans at Niko's Red Mill Tavern in Woodstock.

Get federal, state and suburban county executive races here.

The candidates are listed in the order they appear on the ballot.

COUNTYWIDE SEATS

McHenry County Circuit Court Clerk:

Renee M. Overlee, Democrat: 64,969 (40.7%)

*Katherine M. Keefe, Republican incumbent: 94,664 (59.3%)

McHenry County State's Attorney:

Patrick Kenneally, Republican incumbent, ran unopposed.

McHenry County Auditor:

*Shannon L. Teresi, Republican incumbent: 106,262 (73.9%)

James "Jim" Young, Libertarian: 37,457 (26.1%)

McHenry County Board Chairman:

Jack D. Franks, Democratic incumbent: 75,420 (47.2%)

*Mike Buehler, Republican: 84,532 (52.8%)

McHenry County Coroner:

*Michael R. Rein, Republican: 101,074 (70.3%)

Kelly Liebmann, Libertarian: 42,766 (29.7%)

COUNTY BOARD

District 1 (Top two)

*Theresa Meshes, Democrat: 12,978 (32.6%)

*Tom Wilbeck, Republican incumbent: 14,039 (35.3%)

Yvonne M. Barnes, Republican incumbent: 12,800 (32.2%)

District 2 (Top two)

*Jessica Phillips, Democrat: 13,195 (35.4%)

*Jeffrey T. Thorsen, Republican incumbent: 12,645 (33.9%)

John J. Reinert, Republican incumbent: 11,481 (30.8%)

District 3 (Top two)

*Tanya Jindrich, Democrat: 12,759 (31.6%)

*Joseph "Joe" Gottemoller, Republican incumbent: 14,945 (37.1%)

Mike "Shorty" Shorten, Republican: 12,634 (31.3%)

District 4

Stephen Doherty and Kay Bates, both Republican incumbents, are running unopposed.

District 5 (Top two)

*Paula Yensen, Democratic incumbent: 11,545 (26.9%)

Lynn M. Gray, Democrat: 9,243 (21.5%)

*Michael Skala, Republican incumbent: 12,728 (29.6%)

Damon Hill, Republican: 9,457 (22.0%)

District 6 (Top two)

Nancy Glissman, Democrat: 10,202 (22.2%)

Larry Spaeth, Democrat: 7,872 (17.2%)

*James A. Kearns, Republican incumbent: 14,665 (32.0%)

*Tracie Von Bergen, Republican: 13,138 (28.6%)

JUDICIAL

Caldwell vacancy

Elizabeth "Beth" Vonau, Democrat: 70,341 (44.4%)

*David Gervais, Republican: 88,033 (55.6%)

Third Subcircuit

Jeannie Ridings, Democrat: 16,184 (45.0%)

*Justin Hansen, Republican: 19,813 (55.0%)

Fourth Subcircuit

Kimberley Crum Klein, Democrat: 17,875 (46.7%)

*Mark Gerhardt, Republican: 20,364 (53.3%)

Retentions:

Ann B. Jorgensen: 118,364 voted to retain (79.7%) and 30,159 voted to not (20.3%)

Mary S. Schostok: 115,530 voted to retain (79.0%) and 30,645 voted to not (21.0%)

Michael W. Feetterer: 112,864 voted to retain (76.8%) and 34,001 voted to not (23.2%)

STATEHOUSE:

52nd House District:

Marci Suelzer, Democrat: 24,833 (43.1%)

*Martin McLaughlin, Republican: 31,314 (54.3%)

Alia Sarfraz, Green: 1,509 (2.6%)

63rd House District:

Brian Sager, Democrat: 23,390 (45.2%)

*Steven Reick, Republican incumbent: 28,320 (54.8%)

64th House District:

Leslie Armstrong-McLeod, Democrat: 23,662 (40.2%)

*Tom Weber, Republican incumbent: 35,160 (59.8%)

65th House District:

Martha Paschke, Democrat: 32,716 (48.2%)

*Dan Ugaste, Republican incumbent: 35,198 (51.8%)

66th House District:

*Suzanne M. Ness, Democrat: 29,959 (52.0%)

Allen Skillicorn, Republican incumbent: 27,692 (48.0%)

REFERENDA

Eliminate the McHenry County coroner as an elected office and replace with an appointed one: 58,514 voted yes (37.5%) and 97,717 voted no (62.5%)

Eliminate the city of McHenry clerk as an elected office and replace with an appointed one: 4,123 voted yes (35.9%) and 7,359 voted no (64.1%)

Eliminate the village of Algonquin clerk as an elected office and replace with an appointed one: 4,322 voted yes (33.2%) and 8,694 voted no (66.8%)

FEDERAL:

These are the McHenry County votes for these races:

President

Joe Biden, Democrat: 78,138 (47.5%)

Donald Trump, Republican incumbent: 82,241 (50.0%)

Howie Hawkins, Green: 781 (0.5%)

Gloria La Riva, Party for Socialism and Liberation: 205 (0.1%)

Brian Carroll, American Solidarity Party: 298 (0.2%)

Jo Jorgensen, Libertarian: 2,176 (1.3%)

Write-In: 704 (0.4%)

U.S. Senate

Dick Durbin, incumbent Democrat: 73,788 (45.3%)

Mark Curran, Republican: 80,422 (49.4%)

Willie L. Wilson, Willie Wilson Party: 3,542 (2.2%)

David F. Black, Green: 1,393 (0.9%)

Danny Malouf, Libertarian: 3,549 (2.2%)

Write-In: 117 (0.1%)

6th Congressional District

Sean Casten, Democratic incumbent: 23,770 (50.1%)

Jeanne Ives, Republican: 22,437 (47.3%)

Bill Redpath, Libertarian: 1,197 (2.5%)

14th Congressional District

Lauren Underwood, Democratic incumbent: 53,611 (46.9%)

Jim Oberweis, Republican: 60,110 (53.0%)

Write-In: 130 (0.1%)

Illinois Constitutional Amendment Proposing Graduated Income Tax

Yes: 60,336 (37.7%)

No: 99,742 (62.3%)

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