Coming behind McHenry County Clerk candidate Joe Tirio in the Republican contingent was State Senate candidate Craig Wilcox.
Wilcox is currently finishing the first two years of his District 4 County Board term.
If elected State Senator, Democratic Party Chairman Jack Franks will be able to appoint his successor.
Ratification by the County Board will be required.
Wilcox is seeking to replace State Senator Pam Althoff in Springfield.