Young Republicans Staging 8th Congressional District Debate at MCC

Jon Heideman, McHenry County Young Republican Education Committee Chairman, announced today that the YR’s will sponsor a November 20th candidate’s night at McHenry County College’s Conference Center.

Six candidates are listed. Not all have filed their petitions in Springfield.

The winner will face off against Democrat Melissa Bean.

The press release follows:

MCYR will be co-hosting the 8th Congressional District Debate on November 20th, 2009 at the McHenry County College Conference Center Building “B” at 7:00PM.  A representative from each of the groups hosting the event will sit on the panel and ask the participating candidates questions.

The Republican Candidates for the 8th Congressional District are:

Dirk Beveridge
John Dawson
Christopher Geissler
Maria Rodriguez
Joe Walsh
Greg Jacobs

MCYR members have the privilege of crafting questions the candidates will be asked.

Please send your questions to

Please also let us know if it is OK to use your name when asking the question.

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