Mark Curran was born in 1963. He is challenging Senator Dick Durbin in the race for Illinois’ Senate seat.

Curran served as Sheriff of Lake County, Illinois from 2006 to 2018. He was first elected in 2006 as the Democratic nominee for the position. In 2008, he switched from the Democratic to Republican party. He lost the 2018 general election for Sheriff and announced that he would ran for the Senate in 2020.

Prior to becoming sheriff, Mark Curran worked as a prosecutor. He began his career as a state prosecutor in Lake County, rising to Senior Felony Prosecutor. After serving as a prosecutor with the Illinois Attorney General from 1999 to 2002, Curran went into private practice.

The Republican primary in Illinois took place on March 17, 2020. Curran won the primary with 41% of the vote.

Mark Curran does not have a record and public positions on issues important to the Jewish community. This page will be updated once Mr. Curran presents his positions.

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