NWH Endorses The Three Republican State Senate Candidates

To over-generalize,but not by much, the Northwest Herald Editorial Board endorsed all three Republican State Senate candidates over their Democratic Party opponents because the Democrats seemed likely or stated specifically that they wanted to impose a progressive income tax on … Continue reading

Nancy Zettler’s Campaign for State Senator

Two years ago Nancy Zettler ran for State Representative against Republican Allen Skillicorn and lost. This year she thought she was running against State Senator Karen McConnaughay, but McConnaughay resigned to take a post in the private sector. Then Republican … Continue reading

Sun-Times Endorses Tom Georges for the State Senate over Incumbent Dan McConchie

The Chicago Sun-Times has endorsed Tom Geroges over Republican incumbent Dan McConchie for the State Senate. Here is the endorsement: Tom Georges in the 26th District Tom Georges of Mundelein spent 31 years in the Army, achieving the rank of colonel. … Continue reading

Daily Herald Endorses Dan McConchie for State Senate

From the Daily Herald: Senate Dist. 26: McConchie The Illinois Senate 26 race pits incumbent Republican Dan McConchie of Hawthorn Woods against real estate manager and retired Army colonel Tom Georges of Mundelein, a Democrat whose fiscally conservative and socially … Continue reading

Mary Mahady Pulls in Campaign Cash, Over $19,000 to Spend in Last Two Months of the Campaign

Democratic Party State Senate candidate Mary Mahady took in $16,165 during the third quarter of the year. She spent $19,579.49 during the same July-August-September period. To do so, she had to draw down a bit over $3,000 from her July … Continue reading

State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 11 – Opening and Closing Statements

Coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seats concludes with a combination of opening and closing statements by the six candidates.  I was taking photos for a lot of his, so notes are … Continue reading

State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 10 – Three Highest Priorities

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seats looking at answers to the question of their three highest priorities. And the candidates had a minute to answer the question My notes are below: … Continue reading

State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 9 – Health Care, State-Run Health Insurance

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seats looking at answers to the question of health care, including whether candidates favored a state-run health insurance plan. And the candidates had a minute to … Continue reading

State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 8 – Term Limits

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seats looking at answers to the question of Term Limits. And the candidates had a minute to answer the question My notes are below: 32nd District … Continue reading

State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 7 – Protecting Students from Gun Violence

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seats looking at answers to the question of how to protect students from gun violence. And the candidates had a minute to answer the question My … Continue reading

State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 6 – Campaign Contributions

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seats looking at answers to the question of campaign contributions. And the candidates had a minute to answer the question My notes are below: 32nd District … Continue reading

State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 5 – Budget Shortfall

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seats looking at answers to the question of  what to do with the State’s budget shortfall. And the candidates had a minute to answer the question … Continue reading

State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 4 – Real Estate Taxes, Cap or Reduce, How Finance Schools & Libraries

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seat looking at answers to the question of whether property taxes should be capped or reduced and “how do you propose to help schools and libraries–two … Continue reading

State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 3 – Abortion

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seat looking at answers to the abortion question, whether it should be legal/criminalized. My notes are below: 32nd District Republican Craig Wilcox – “I would never … Continue reading