County Officials Won’t Ask Schock To Foot Election Bill

(Sangamon Co., IL) — Sangamon County officials say they will not ask ex-Congressman Aaron Schock to pay for the special election needed to replace him. County Clerk Don Gray told WICS-TV that the cost to fund an election would be between 250 and 300-thousand dollars. He added that there is no legal process that would force Schock to pay. A primary is set for July 27th and the general election will be September 10th.