The Illinois Department of Agriculture today released names of the
candidates slated for the July 7, 2015 Illinois Corn Marketing Board director election.
All eligible corn farmers and checkoff contributors are encouraged to vote. Anyone who grows or sells corn is eligible to vote in this election. Ballots may be cast at the respective county Cooperative Extension Offices during regular operating hours.
Check off dollars come from assessments levied at the first point of sale. State law sets
assessment for corn at 5/8 of 1 cent per bushel.
For the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, candidates include:
District Counties in District Candidate and Hometown
2 Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Winnebago, Carroll and Ogle Lou Lamoreux, Lanark
5 LaSalle, Grundy, Livingston, and Kankakee Paul Jeschke, Mazon
8 Peoria, Tazewell, Fulton, Mason, Cass, Menard and Logan Michael Wurmnest, Deer Creek
11 Christian, Montgomery, Shelby, Fayette and Effingham Don Murphy, Morrisonville
14 Madison, Bond, St. Clair, Clinton, Karen Neff, Belleville
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