Three Congressmen with McHenry County Connections Sponsoring Addison Job Fair Monday

A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Roskam to Host Chicagoland Job Fair Monday BLOOMINGDALE, IL – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-6), along with Reps. Bob Dold (IL-10), Randy Hultgren (IL-14) and Joe Walsh (IL-08) will be hosting a Chicagoland Job … Continue reading

Illinois GOP Congressional Candidates Reveal Monetary Resources, Walsh’s & Hultgren’s Analyzed

Since the deadline for reporting third quarter of the year campaign contributions and expenditures is mid-October, I decided to take a look at how Illinois Republican Congressmen/woman are doing. I looked at the 14th District GOP candidates first. It pits … Continue reading

Congressional Candidates Court McHenry County Pro-Lifers

The annual Pro-Life Pig Roast was held at Irene Napier’s Valley View Road farm northeast of Crystal Lake Sunday and there were candidates galore. With Governor Pat Quinn’s having just signed the Democrats’ reapportionment bill for for congressional districts, the … Continue reading

712,813 – Size of New Illinois Congressional Districts – Where the People Came From

Did you know that each congressional district but two in Illinois have 712,813 people? The other two have 712,812. So, as far as making them of equal size, Illinois Democrats did a superb job. Although the ethnic concentration requirements, which … Continue reading

Schaumburg Democrat Calls for Eliminating Joe Walsh’s 8th Congressional District

In the Elgin House Reapportionment Committee hearing on April 28 , 2011, a member of the Schaumburg Area Democratic Organization called for the elimination of the 8th Congressional District. Roger Bianco thinks this would result in “a more representative form … Continue reading

Voters Disagree with Editors of Daily Herald, Northwest Herald, Chicago Tribune & Chicago Sun-Times

They all endorsed Melissa Bean for the 8th Congressional District seat. But, voters ignored the newspaper endorsements. They picked someone who represents their interests and not the liberal special interests of San Francisco. They elected Joe Walsh. That’s in spite … Continue reading

New York Times Statistician Sets Odds on Illinois Congressional Districts, Sees Two District Pickup for GOP

Here’s a map with a link to all 435 congressional districts. Click on a district and you will see what odds statistician Nate Silver gives each candidate for victory. Let’s look at those in Northern and Central Illinois. McHenry County … Continue reading