Bob Grogan and Stan Bond to Represent McHenry County on GOP State Central Committee

DuPage County Auditor Bob Grogan was elected by Republican Precinct Committeemen in Peter Roskam’s 6th congressional district as State Central Committeeman. He ran unsuccessfully for the GOP nomination for State Treasurer against House Minority Leader Tom Cross four years ago. … Continue reading

Reick Pulls in Big Checks

One was for $38,000 from the Health Care Council of Illinois PAC. Salaries were also reported paid for Jordan Ryan and Dane Thall. Others are listed below. 10-25-16 $20,000 – Illinois House Victory Fund 10-27-16 $1,500 – Caterpillar Employees PAC 10-27-16 $1,000 – … Continue reading

Republican Party’s Fourth Quarter Finances

In the run up to the fall election, the McHenry County Republican Party spent $33,708.29 to elect its candidates. On October 1st, he GOP started with $37,876.24. $7,550 was donated during the last three months of the year. $33,708.29 was spent … Continue reading

Brian Colgan Bests Mark Stern for 6th Congressional District State Central Committeeman in McHenry County

Here are the McHenry County results for 6th Congressional District State Central Committeeman: Brian Colgan – 3,304 Mark Stern – 963 None of the other three candidates received any votes in McHenry County. Colgan spoke the the Algonquin Township Republican … Continue reading

Bond Beats Wheeler and Cook For 14th Congressional District State Central Committeeman

Garrett Hill, who was working on State Rep. Barbara Wheeler’s campaign for State Central Committeeman in the 14th District reports the following as final results: Stan Bond – 20,324. Barbara Wheeler – 16,723 Bob Cook – 7.706 In McHenry County, … Continue reading

14th Congressional District State Central Committeeman Candidate Stan Bond Sends Email

A press release from Stan Bond: I’m Ready For Change At The State Central Committee. Are You? As a candidate running for State Central Committee in the 14th District I am committed to working for change and for a healthier Republican … Continue reading

Pro-Lifers Endorse Cook, Reject Barb Wheeler, for 14th District State Central Committeeman

A press release from local Pro-Life groups: Right to Life Groups Endorse Bob Cook for 14th State Central Committeeman Crystal Lake, Illinois, April 16, 2014 – In a unanimous vote the officers of Lake and McHenry County Right to Life … Continue reading

Mark Stern Sends Letter to Precinct Committeemen

Of the six candidates for 6h Congressional District Republican State Central Committeeman two have now sent letters.  To the best of my knowledge, they are the two youngest. The candidates contesting for the State Party post follow: Brian Colgan, Naperville … Continue reading

Joe Walsh Calls for Pat Brady to Step Down as State Republican Party Chairman

A statement from former Congressman Joe Walsh: This morning former Congressman Joe Walsh released a statement in regards to the current state of the Illinois Republican Party and its chairman. “Two weeks ago, I publicly called on Pat Brady to … Continue reading

Change Being Considered for GOP Presidential Delegate Selection Process

The headline is boring, but the change being considered could take away your right to vote for the delegates of your choice for the Republican Presidential Nominating Convention. Thanks to Illinois Review for pointing the way, and as its Editor … Continue reading

Joe Wiegand Runs for 16th District GOP State Central Committeeman

In the Republican Party, each congressional district has a member on the State Central Committee. Currently the 16th District State Central Committeeman is Rockford State Senator Dave Syverson. This is the district Congressman Don Manzullo represents in Washington. When I … Continue reading

GOP Mailing Cost Revealed

I’m looking at campaign disclosure reports on the “Most Recent Reports” page of the Illinois State Board of Elections and there’s a string of $1,296 contributions to each GOP countywide candidate. The cost for each to the Illinois Republican Party … Continue reading

GOP Mailing Cost Revealed

I’m looking at campaign disclosure reports on the “Most Recent Reports” page of the Illinois State Board of Elections and there’s a string of $1,296 contributions to each GOP countywide candidate. The cost for each to the Illinois Republican Party … Continue reading

Duffy Picks Up Support from Illinois Republican Party

26th district Republican Party candidate for state senate Dan Duffy reports two contributions from the Illinois Republican State Central Committee. One was for $11,444.16; the other for $10,197.73. Meanwhile, the state central committee reported Duffy transferred $40,000 to its coffers. … Continue reading

Duffy Picks Up Support from Illinois Republican Party

26th district Republican Party candidate for state senate Dan Duffy reports two contributions from the Illinois Republican State Central Committee. One was for $11,444.16; the other for $10,197.73. Meanwhile, the state central committee reported Duffy transferred $40,000 to its coffers. … Continue reading

Illinois Republican Party Plank on Energy

Attending the Illinois Republican Convention in Decatur took us past three energy sources. We went south of I-39 past the Byron Nuclear Power Plants and the giant windmills. We saw we think were windmill blades sitting in water on Route … Continue reading

Illinois Republican Party Plank on Energy

Attending the Illinois Republican Convention in Decatur took us past three energy sources. We went south of I-39 past the Byron Nuclear Power Plants and the giant windmills. We saw we think were windmill blades sitting in water on Route … Continue reading

Illinois Republican Platform Embraces "The Traditional Family"

Another part of the Illinois Republican Platform is entitled, Embrace of the Traditional Family.” That didn’t stop the Log Cabin Republicans from having a booth at the Decatur convention, however. The plank appears below: EMBRACE OF THE TRADITIONAL FAMILY The … Continue reading

Illinois Republican Platform Embraces "The Traditional Family"

Another part of the Illinois Republican Platform is entitled, Embrace of the Traditional Family.” That didn’t stop the Log Cabin Republicans from having a booth at the Decatur convention, however. The plank appears below: EMBRACE OF THE TRADITIONAL FAMILY The … Continue reading