Paul Durr was born and raised in Nashville, Illinois. He graduated in the top of his class from Vatterott College for Electric Code and Practices, and also holds an advanced degree in Programmable Logic Controls. Durr worked for small companies before starting his own business. He currently manages operations for DeMond Electric, and is slated to take ownership of his employers company in the future. Durr moved to Caseyville in 2010. He is married, and together the couple has three children. Durr is a proud member of his local Libertarian Party chapter, serving his community as a Precinct Committeeman. During the 2018 elections, he acted as the Southern Illinois Volunteer Coordinator for the party’s gubernatorial candidate. He presently serves as the Volunteer Coordinating Director for the Libertarian Party of Illinois. Durr believes in avid political awareness on both state and federal laws. He is a current candidate for Caseyville Village Trustee.