Illinois elections

Freeport Mayor Gaulrapp Defeated

Feb 26, 2013

A Difficult Day For Incumbents ...

Incumbent Freeport Mayor George Gaulrapp lost his seat Tuesday in a Citizens Party primary contest with former Mayor Jim Gitz. With 100% of precincts reporting, Gitz had 1,130 votes to 896 for Gaulrapp.

In the Peoples Party contest, Jon Staben, with 215 votes, defeated Bettye Corbin, with140 votes.

Illinois Election Night Results

Nov 6, 2012

Illinois Congressional Races:

17th Congressional District:

  • Bobby Schilling (R,incumbent): 115,376 (47%)
  • Cheri Bustos (D):     131,381  (53%)  (PROJECTED WINNER)

16th Congressional District:

  • Adam Kinzinger (R, incumbent):     177,621  (59%)  (PROJECTED WINNER)
  • Wanda Rohl (D):     121,652  (41%)

14th Congressional District:

Illinois Republicans Try to Gain Traction

Oct 5, 2012
Illinois Republican Party

When Illinois voters mark their ballots next month – President Obama will be getting a lot of the attention.
But Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady will have his eye further down the ticket.

Rep. Jackson off on medical leave

Jun 26, 2012

Few details are being provided about the unexpected medical leave of absence that U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Chicago, began on June 10.

The three-sentence statement says Jackson went on medical leave just over two weeks ago. It says Jackson "asks that you respect his family's privacy."

A spokesman says the congressman is being treated for exhaustion. He had no further comment. Jackson's district offices remain open.