Tom Ernst Bio and Q&A video

Tom Ernst
Posted: Mar. 15, 2013 5:27 pm Updated: Nov. 28, 2014 9:15 pm

Tom Ernst

Age: 56

Party Affiliation: Republican

Occupation: Self-employed insurance broker

Political Experience: Served on Quincy Park Board from 1993-2005, including nine years as president. Re-elected to Park Board in 2011. Made unsuccessful bid for Illinois Senate in 2004

Family: Wife, Jenny; two grown children and one step-daughter.

In Case You Missed It

'There's always going to be that hole': North Shelby football team playing through pain of losing teammate, classmate
The North Shelby community was rocked when four students were in a car crash on Sept. 24. North Shelby student Joshua Kennison was pronounced dead at the scene, while freshman football player Jakob Pratt died Oct. 11. The Raiders know it is a journey to move past the tragedy that struck their community over the last month, but they know they can do things to help the process.