Another Lake County candidate has filed nominating petitions for the 2020 election.  Lake County Coroner Mark Rustand, a Republican, has filed his petitions with the County Auditor’s Office for re-election to another term as the county’s Coroner.  

The only other nominating petitions filed so far for Lake County are for 

Deb Reinicke, a Republican who is seeking re-election to her seat on the Lake County Commission.  Reinicke is one of three county commissioners whose terms are up for election this year. The others are Roger Hageman and Dennis Slaughter.  County commissioners serve four-year terms. County Coroner, State’s Attorney, and Treasurer are all also up for election this year, all serving four year terms.  

There are a number of statewide offices also up for election this year, including members of the state Senate and House of Representatives. So far, one candidate – Randy Gross of Elkton – has filed his nominating petitions with the Secretary of State’s Office for re-election to his District 8 House seat.  

The deadline to file nominating petitions for the June primary election is March 31st.  

Petitions for the county office elections must be filed with the county Auditor’s Office, while statewide offices must be filed with the Secretary of State’s Office.  

The deadline for filing nominating petitions to run as an independent candidate in the general election is April 28th.