Jacob Beard Mail-In, Provisional Ballots Push Democrat Laymon Ahead In County Board Race By Eric Stock • Nov 17, 2020 McLean County/Val Laymon UPDATED 5:10 P.M. | Mail-in and provisional ballots have flipped the results in a closely contested McLean County Board race. County Board Candidates Await Mail-In Ballots To Settle Close Races By Eric Stock • Nov 5, 2020 WGLT file photos UPDATED 1:45 P.M. | It will be two weeks before the community knows the outcome of a contested McLean County Board race. County Board Chair Wins Close Race; Democrats Show Modest Gains By Eric Stock • Nov 4, 2020 WGLT file photos McLean County Board Chairman John McIntyre held on in a close battle for re-election while Republicans maintained slim leads in several close races in their hope to maintain a majority. NAACP Candidate Forum: Language Surrounding Race Differs In Local, State Contests By Breanna Grow • Oct 1, 2020 Breanna Grow / WGLT Participants in Thursday night’s virtual Bloomington-Normal NAACP candidate forum were unified in denouncing white supremacy. Government Accessibility Key To County Board District 7 Race By Eric Stock • Sep 16, 2020 A McLean County Board incumbent says he's helped make county government more accessible, but his challengers say the county hasn't done enough. Proposal to Regulate Gatherings on County Property Stalls in Committee By Michele Steinbacher • Sep 3, 2020 A proposal to regulate gatherings on county property -- which called for issuing organizers a fine if they don't provide advance notice of demonstrations and other events -- has stalled in a McLean County Board committee. McLean County Board Members Raise Concerns About Proposed Rules On Public Gatherings By Dana Vollmer & Eric Stock • Aug 20, 2020 Ryan Denham / WGLT McLean County Board members are raising a collective eyebrow at a proposed ordinance that would regulate public gatherings on county property. Beard Seeks 2nd Term On McLean County Board By Eric Stock • Nov 22, 2019 Jacob Beard McLean County Board member Jacob Beard has announced he's running for re-election next year.