Republican Curran To Run Against Sen. Durbin

WBBM Newsradio Staff
March 17, 2020 - 9:30 pm
Mark Curran

Mark Curran (courtesy Curran campaign)


(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Former Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran easily emerged from a crowded field of Republicans Tuesday who sought to challenge incumbent U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin. 

With more than 80% of precincts in, Curran outpaced four opponents, with 41% of the vote. The nearest challenger, Peggy Hubbard, was well behind, with 23% of the vote.

Curran will run against Democrat Durbin in November.