Thursday, January 31, 2013
New state senator, representative will serve with on Lt. Gov. Simon’s Firearms Working Group. Morrison also named to five committees.
State Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) and state Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) were named to Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon’s Firearms Working Group this week to help the state craft responsible gun policy. Drury and Morrison will work with other freshmen members of the Illinois General Assembly of both parties. They will meet with stakeholders like the Illinois Rifle Association, the Brady PAC, the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, mental health professionals, gun manufacturers and crime victims. “When it comes to this issue, the legislature has no time to lose, Morrison said in a news release. “I hope that we can reach a consensus that allows for responsible gun ownership with commonsense safety measures. The conversation needs to move …
Friday, October 19, 2012
Democratic and Republican candidates for Congress, State Senate and State House introduce constituents to their background and platforms.
Candidates for Congress and the Illinois General Assembly met at Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim in Deerfield Monday for the North Shore Jewish Community Candidate forum. There were 21 people running for 11 offices including two Congressional races, three Illinois State Senate contests and two campaigns for the United States House of Representative. Earlier: Dold Discard Norquist Pledge in Debate With Schneider Highlights from the forum for the 10th Congressional District, 29th State Senate District and 58th State House of Representatives District are presented here: Tenth Congressional District “As more and more people continue to struggle to find work, as companies with high-level openings can’t find skilled workers, we need to …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Democratic candidate Scott Drury and Republican candidate Mark Shaw traded charges of dishonest campaigning and offensive attacks during a Patch-sponsored debate on Sunday.
The candidates for 58th District State Representative exchanged verbal barbs with one another about their campaigns, positions and integrity during a debate Sunday in Lake Forest. Republican candidate Mark Shaw frequently said that Democratic candidate Scott Drury "has been bought and paid for by Mike Madigan," the Illinois House Speaker. "He's received tens of thousands of dollars to be elected by Mr. Madigan," Shaw, a criminal defense attorney, said in a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Patch and the Union League Club of Chicago. Drury, a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, responded by saying that Shaw "wants to deceive all of you with lies." "Mr. Shaw's campaign funded by 35 percent …
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.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
The only chance to see Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) and Brad Schenider of Deerfield together in person will at at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Lake Forest High School.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
League of Women Voters’ forum is only face to face meeting between Schneider and Dold in 10th District. General Assembly and Lake County Board candidates debate too.
Voters who want to get a close personal look at Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) and his Democratic opponent, Brad Schneider of Deerfield, debating will get their only chance at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Lake Forest High School east campus auditorium. The forum, co sponsored by the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff, the LWV of Highland Park/Highwood and the LWV of Deerfield in coordination with Patch and the Union League Club of Chicago will also feature candidates for the Illinois General Assembly and the Lake County Board. Earlier: Schneider, Dold Debating About Debates Schneider and Dold will take the stage at 1:40 p.m. after opening remarks from Deerfield Patch Editor Steve Sadin and Robert Kreisman, public affairs …
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.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Schneider and Dold will square off in only live forum within 10th District Boundaries. Candidates for General Assembly and Lake County Board will meet in separate contests.
The only debate within the boundaries of the 10th Congressional District between Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) and Brad Schneider of Deerfield, his Democratic challenger, takes place at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Lake Forest High School east campus auditorium. The forum, co sponsored by the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff, the LWV of Highland Park/Highwood and the LWV of Deerfield in coordination with Patch and the Union League Club of Chicago will also feature candidates for the Illinois General Assembly and the Lake County Board. Earlier: Schneider, Dold Debating About Debates In three separate debates, one for each level of government, candidates will make opening and closing statements as well as answer questions…
Thursday, November 3, 2011
With Drury out of the picture, Hayes has more cash on hand than everyone else combined.
Scott Drury’s departure from the race to succeed retiring Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Waller to run for the Illinois General Assembly leaves Lake Bluff resident Louise Hayes with more money in the bank than the rest of the field combined. Drury dropped out of the campaign for the Democratic nomination on Oct. 25 in an effort to replace state Rep. Karen May (D-Highland Park), who is retiring at the end of her term. That leaves Libertyville resident and Lake Forest attorney Chris Kennedy competing with Assistant Lake County State’s Attorney Reginald Mathews of Waukegan and Mundelein attorney Karen Williams for the Democratic nomination. Hayes, an assistant Lake County State’s Attorney, is one of three candidates seeking the …
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Contenders for state’s attorney, State Senate make their pitch.
Candidates for a number of offices introduced themselves Saturday to the grassroots organizers they will need when they begin circulating nominating petitions next month. Candidates for other offices like Lake County State’s Attorney, the State Senate and other positions spoke at the Moraine Township Democratic Organization barbecue in Highland Park. Read More: “Don’t Put Words in My Mouth,” Schneider Tells Sheyman Lake Forest attorney and Libertyville resident Chris Kennedy is running for the Democratic nomination for Lake County State’s Attorney against Chicago lawyer and Highwood citizen Scott Drury. “When I went to law school I wanted to be a prosecutor,” Kennedy said. “You do justice as your sole job requirement.” Former Lake …