State Rep. Jack Franks is after more Chicago money.
You might think he is running for State Representative.
Wait a minute.
Of course, all the reporters covering the McHenry County Board chairmanship announcement said that Franks was leaving the Illinois General Assembly, that he was not running for re-election…except Pete Gonigam who reported,
“Franks qualified that saying 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.”
You will remember that Gonigam was the only reporter in the room when the local Democratic Party slated Franks for the county office.
So far Franks hasn’t pulled out of the race.
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On Monday night he is asking folks to join him at Harry Carey’s to add to his already overflowing campaign war chest.
Missing from this year’s fundraising invitation is House Speaker Mike Madigan’s name.
It was there in
In 2016, Mike Madigan’s name went missing from Frank’s invitation.