Christopher J. Lauzen is the Chairman of the Kane County Board. Promising to freeze the county property tax levy, treat people respectfully, and provide honest competent administration through innovation, Lauzen was elected in 2012 by an overwhelming margin in both the Republican Primary and the General Elections. Prior to serving as County Chairman, Lauzen served as a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate. Lauzen was first elected in 1992 and was re-elected to the State Senate in 1996, 2000, 2002, 2006, and 2010. He ran for Illinois Comptroller in 1998 and Congress in 2008. Based on his voting record, he is a fiscal and social conservative.