Just one week until election day!

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REALTORS®, you have just one week until Illinois holds its consolidated elections on April 4. Make sure you vote for the local candidates who understand your concerns as a real estate professional and want to preserve the rights of private property owners!

If you want to vote early or wait until election day, the Illinois State Board of Elections has a website that’s chock full of information about registration, voting options, locating your local election authority and more. Visit the site and make sure you’re prepared to exercise your right to make your voice heard!


Consolidated elections coming in three weeks: April 4

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Illinois consolidated elections will take place on Tuesday, April 4.

The Illinois State Board of Elections can provide you with information that can help you prepare for those elections. Find out the location of your polling places by locating your election authority.  Verify that you’re registered to vote by visiting here. In fact, you can have a myriad of questions answered on the “Information for Voters” page.

Illinois REALTORS® – make your voices heard!


Oyler advances in at-large Peoria aldermanic race

Zach Oyler

In Peoria, REALTOR® Zach Oyler gathered the most votes in a six-way primary race for two unexpired at-large positions on the Peoria City Council, according to figures from the Peoria County Election Commission.

Oyler and three other aldermanic candidates advanced to the April 4 election. He received 3,248 votes, followed by John Kelly (3,167), Sid Ruckriegel (3,128) and Amr Elsamny (1,979). They are competing for two positions.

Oyler received independent expenditure support from Illinois REALTORS®. Independent expenditure activities take place in support of a candidate for public office without any coordination with the candidate or the candidate’s campaign.

Oyler serves real estate customers through Keller Williams Premier Realty in Peoria. He serves on the board of trustees for the Peoria Historical Society and is the interim executive director of that organization. In 2014, he lost a bid for a spot on the Peoria County Board.