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Lori Bongartz seeks re-election against Jennifer Ebner for La Salle County Clerk – Shaw Local

Incumbent Lori Bongartz, a Democrat from Ottawa, is seeking her second term in the La Salle County Clerk’s Office against Republican challenger Jennifer Ebner of Oglesby, who defeated Steven Stohr in the primary.

Bongartz said she will continue to improve services and advocate for automated process improvements at the Clerk’s Office.

Ebner said she would bring an “honest, hardworking and ethical person” to the office who seeks to make a difference in local government.

Bongartz has experience in La Salle County as an elected official. A long-time business professional with established leadership skills, Bongartz has held positions ranging from entry-level vital statistics to election service duties for the past 33 years, including as assistant clerk under JoAnn Carretto.

Ebner has experience in business, including accounting and tax firms, with accounts receivable, accounts payable, reconciliations, and other data entry processes, as well as positions requiring direct supervision. She was an assistant manager at Chevron, a direct support professional at Horizon House, and a secretary at Mahoney and Associates LLC.