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Despite impassioned speeches about opening up the Illinois GOP, the Platform and Resolutions Committee voted against sending the return of direct elections for state committeemen to the floor. Read our live blog transcript for more details.
The Burr Ridge resident beat out Ricardo Fernandez in Tuesday’s primary for the Republican slot in the race for the 18th State Senate District.
Jobs, taxes and other financial troubles are discussed by Republican candidates as the main state-wide challenges to be dealt with if elected.
Dek: Republican candidates vying for the 18th Illinois Senate District also spoke about consolidating state jobs, how to make Illinois more business-friendly and covering teacher pensions at a forum at Morgan Park Academy.
The Republican incumbent for Cook County Board of Commissioners' 17th District seat edged out Democrat opponent Patrick Maher in a campaign rife with allegations and criticism.
Republican incumbent Judy Biggert wins again.
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