Republican incumbent Dan McConchie in the 26th Illinois Senate district faces a challenge in the general election from Democrat Tom Georges.
The Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board sent the nominees for Illinois Senate a list of questions to find out their views on a range of important issues facing the state.
McConchie did not respond to our requests to participate in the Sun-Times endorsement process.
Ahead of the historic 2018 elections, the Sun-Times is teaming up weekly with the Better Government Association, in print and online, to fact-check the truthfulness of the candidates. You can find all ofthe PolitiFact Illinois stories we’ve reported togetherhere.