Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Democrat Julie Morrison has won the race against Republican Arie Friedman with nearly 53 percent of the votes
UPDATED AT 9:52 P.M. Arie Friedman confirmed that he has conceded to Julie Morrison. "Congrats to Julie," he said. "I have patients scheduled on Friday and I'm looking forward to seeing them." Candidate Percentage Total Vote Precincts Reporting Julie Morrison (D) 141 of 141 Arie Friedman (R) 141 of 141 UPDATED AT 9:20 P.M. With all but seven precincts reporting, Julie Morrison just told a room full of supporters she has won the 29th State Senate race. "I am absolutely overwhelmed," she said. "Susan Garrett had the faith in me to ask me to run for her seat. I don't think there's a higher compliment in politics." "I'm going to be that independent voice I talked about," she added. "It's a tremendous a challenge to go down to Morrison, but …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The Lake County Farm Bureau, based in Grayslake, has released a list of candidates it endorses for federal, state and county races in the Nov. 6, 2012, election.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The Lake County Farm Bureau Political Involvement Committee recently held candidate interviews in contested U.S., State and County Board races and endorsed candidates. “For over 30 years, the Lake County Farm Bureau has actively participated in the electoral process by interviewing, endorsing and providing PAC funding to candidates who understand the importance of agriculture in Lake County and campaign on a platform to help farmers, landowners and those involved in the agricultural industry,” said Gregory Koeppen, Lake County Farm Bureau Executive Director. “As an organization, we have 13,587 local members and statewide we boast over 420,000 members. Our endorsements are reflective of the desire of our members to continue to insure …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Candidates for 10th District seat will meet in forum at 1:30 p.m. today sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Patch and the Union League Club of Chicago.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Patch is a co-sponsor of the only live debate between Congressional candidate Brad Schneider and Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth). Candidates for General Assembly and Lake County Board will also participate.
Friday, September 21, 2012
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