Maybe we should hope that State Rep. Jack Franks will file a Statement of Withdrawal and just run for the McHenry County Board Chairmanship.
(But, Franks hasn’t pulled out of the race. Or has Jack Franks finally filed a Withdrawal of Candidacy statement? Check whether Franks has filed the form yet, by clicking here.)
But so far, although he told all reporters but Pete Gonigam, who was actually in the room when the Democrats slated him for County Board Chairman, Franks said
he’d give up the Rep. race if the Committee can pick another candidate who’s both “electable” and holds a political outlook consistent with his own.
In 2012, he voted to increase our electric rates.
Franks wouldn’t be able to do that as County Board Chairman.
The question I asked in a October 27, 2011, article was
In another he was against it before he was for it example, Jack Franks was a “No” vote on May 30th for Senate Bill 1652. Then came this twitter from ABC’s Charles Thomas:
This so-called Smart Grid bill was nothing but an end run past the Illinois Commerce Commission.
The result was higher electric rates for all of us.
Of course, Rep. Franks doesn’t like to talk about that.
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Here is another flip: