11 candidates file to run for office in Lansing
Lansing voters will decide who will serve on the village, library and school board when they head to the polls on April 2.
Interested candidates had until Dec. 17 to file their nominating petitions. The local election board determines the number of signatures required to earn a spot on the ballot.
According to local election officials and the Illinois State Board of Elections, the following individuals turned in nominating petitions to run for the open seats:
|Name||Position Seeking||Address||Party Affiliation as of 2016**||Date of Birth||Incumbent Y/N?|
|Steven "Mike" Fish||Trustee||17710 Stateline Ave.||Democrat||08-04-1954||No|
|Jerry R. Zeldenrust||Trustee||3517 Monroe St.||Republican||04-24-1958||Yes|
|Saad Abbasy||Trustee||2201 182nd St.||Republican||01-28-1985||No|
|Larry Thomas Jr.||Trustee||2108 W. 177th St. Apt. 1B||Not available||Not available||No|
|Judith F. Koch||Library Board Trustee||3244 S. Schultz Drive||Republican||11-28-1942||Yes|
|Geoffrey M. Erlenborn||Library Board Trustee||2153 182nd St.||Republican||11-26-1951||No|
|Lillian A. Ball||Library Board Trustee||18756 Sherman St.||Democrat||06-15-1963||No|
|Abimael Duran||SD 158 Board Member||18503 Glen Oak Ave.||Republican||05-09-1973||Yes|
|Mary Kelly||SD 158 Board Member||17830 Exchange Ave.||Democrat||04-26-1954||Yes|
|Denise Jones Williams||SD 158 Board Member||3610 Randolph St.||Unaffiliated||09-01-1972||No|
|Jencelyn King-Witzel||SD 158 Board Member||18018 Park Ave.||Not available||Not Available||No|
**Party affiliation is not declared by candidates in local elections. LGIS has determined party affiliation for candidates based on the party designation for the primary election in which they last voted.