Ron Stradt

WVIK News

The name of Rock Island County State's Attorney Dora Villarreal will appear on the Democratic primary ballot in March. That was the ruling announced Tuesday by the county's electoral board, overruling several objections.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Next week, Rock Island County voters may learn whether current State's Attorney Dora Villareal's name will be on the ballot in March.

At a hearing this morning before the county electoral board, attorneys argued about objections to her statement of candidacy and petition. 

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

At least three democratic candidates' names will be on the ballot for Rock Island County state's attorney.

This afternoon, the electoral board announced its decision to deny the challenges filed against petitions filed by Assistant State's Attorney Calvin Dane and Defense Attorney Herb Schultz. 

Ron Stradt for State's Attorney

Another candidate has entered the already crowded race for Rock Island County State's Attorney. Ron Stradt of Moline has joined three other Democrats, and two Republicans, competing for their party's nomination in the March primary election.