The Maine Township Republican Party is getting involved in its local high school board elections.
That’s what is reported here in a publication called North Cook News.
The editor of the local newspaper (Journal & Topics Newspapers) is on the school board and identified himself as an “Independent” in an article, although he has voted in Democratic Party primaries since 1994.
His running mates have similar long Democratic Party primary voting histories.
Local defenders of township government point out the quite small proportion of the property tax bill going to townships and wonder why attention is not focused where the real money is–school districts.
Here’s one Republican organization that has figured out what’s the biggest target for cutting taxes.