Christopher John Lauzen is the Chairman of the Kane County Board. Lauzen was elected in 2012. 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.