Although both filed in the Republican Primary Election for Kane County Board Chairman, incumbent Chris Lauzen announced his retirement, endorsing County Treasurer Dave Rickert for the GOP nomination.
Here is Rickert’s announcement press release:
David J. Rickert, Candidate for Kane County Board Chairman
Dave grew up in Carpentersville and is a graduate of Dundee-Crown High School.
He served both in the Army and Army Reserve.
As a beneficiary of the G.I. bill, he was able to afford the expense of going to college.
He has the following college degrees: A.S. from Elgin Community College, B.S. in Finance from Northern Illinois University and a M.S. in Accounting from Roosevelt University.
Dave is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
After serving over twenty years as Kane County Treasurer, Dave Rickert is now running for Kane County Board Chairman.
On January 15th, current Chairman Chris Lauzen pulled out of the race and endorsed Dave.
Dave Rickert will be the Republican nominee for this position and will face Democratic opposition in November.
Kane County serves a population of 535,000 people has 1,300 employees and an annual budget of $265,000,000.
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Rickert has scheduled a March 5th Gilberts fundraiser, the details of which are below: