Below are listed the delegates and alternate delegates running to attend the Republican National Convention in support of Fred Thompson for the 8th, 14th and 16th congressional districts. Only Mary Ann Louderback, wife of former State Senator Jack Schaffer, is from McHenry County. She serves on the McHenry County Regional Board of School Trustees.
She is running on a 16th district slate with Congressman Don Manzullo heading the ticket.
Other heavy hitters include State Senators Dave Syverson of Rockford and Brad Burzynski of Clare.
In the 8th district, State Senator Matt Murphy of Palatine is joined with former State Representative and 2006 8th congressional district Republican primary candidate Bob Churchill. An almost local alternate candidate is Barrington Township Supervisor Gene Dawson.
8th District (Melissa Bean’s district) Delegates:
Matt Murphy, Palatine;
Robert W. Churchill, Lake Villa;
John Biestek, Hawthorn Woods
8th District Alternate Delegates:
Eugene R. “Gene” Dawson, Barrington;
William F. Burns, Lake Villa;
Patrick J. Dunham, Lindenhurst
14th District (Denny Hanstert’s old district) Delegates:
Randy Hultgren, Winfield;
Dennis Wiggins, Aurora;
Larry Wegman, Elgin;
David J. Rickert, Elgin
14th District Alternate Delegates:
Michael J. Kenyon, South Elgin;
Jan Weber, Geneseo;
Kurt Kojzarek, Elgin;
C. Randolph “Randy” York, West Chicago
16th District (Don Manzullo’s district) Delegates:
Donald A. Manzullo, Egan;
Dave Syverson, Rockford;
Brad Burzynski, Clare;
Mary Ann Louderback, Cary
16th District Alternate Delegates:
Joseph Sosnowski, Rockford;
Lawrence L. Bruckner, Thomson;
Jason Bauer, Byron;
Donald F. Conn, Polo