Kendall County Circuit Court Clerk Beck Morganegg, State’s Attorney Eric Weis and Coroner Ken Toftoy all announced their re-election bids in a news release Monday morning, hoping to gain the GOP nomination in the Tuesday, March 20, primary election.
Morganegg, a lifelong Kendall County resident, first was elected to the clerk post in 2004. She first entered into county government in 1987, working as a clerk for Sheriff Richard Randall.
She is a member of the Oswegoland Woman's Civic Club, Kendall County Republican Women, an associate member of the Kendall County Bar Association, and serves on the Oversight of Education Committee for the Illinois Circuit Clerks' Association.
Weis was born and raised in Oswego and first was elected state’s attorney in 2006. Now a Yorkville resident, he is a member of many volunteer organizations within the community, including being an active member of the Bristol-Kendall Fire Department, Executive Board and the Oswegoland Optimist Club.
In June 2010. Weis led the prosecution of Sandra Vasquez. She is serving a 15-year prison term after being convicted in the drunken-driving deaths of five area teenagers.
Toftoy was first elected coroner in 1992. He has 34 years of fire service experience in Kendall County, including 17 with the .
Toftoy also is the chairman of the Kendall County Republican Party.