DuPage County Board District 4 incumbent Grant Eckhoff
will represent the Republican camp in November, when he
faces off against Democrat Jeremy Custer.
won Tuesday's primary election with 59.59 percent of the vote, according to preliminary reports from DuPage County.
A political veteran who has served for decades as an elected official, Eckhoff has been a member of the board since 2002, according to the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Prior to running for his seat with the county, he was a Wheaton city councilman for 14 years, he said, and still lives in the city.
is currently involved with six county committees, according to the DuPage County website.
track record in government for the primary win.
People know that I deal with issues straight up, he
They know I take on the tough issues.
In the months ahead, Eckhoff
will focus on his
established areas of interest, including government consolidation, tax reduction, heroin use prevention and treating the mentally ill, he
said, while also prioritizing the allocation of storm water funds to west DuPage County and assisting children.
has been in some sort of office as long as I've been alive," Custer said.
I'd like to congratulate Grant Eckhoff
, said runner-up McGowen.