Republican Clay Campbell has served as DeKalb County State’s Attorney since 2010, when he won a special election. He is seeking another term. Campbell’s opponent this fall is Democrat Richard Schmack, a private attorney who has previously served as an assistant state’s attorney in DeKalb County. The two candidates were asked a set of questions by WNIJ's Mike Moen.
More people in DeKalb County are taking advantage of early voting. According to DeKalb County Clerk John Acardo, thousands of people have already voted before the November 6th election. That's about a thousand more early votes than four years ago.