Category: Elections

Sandack wins 81st, defeats detractors from local party organization

Sandack wins 81st, defeats detractors from local party organization
State Senator Ron Sandack (R-Downers Grove) defeated his primary opponent Debbie Boyle last night in the race for the newly created 81st House district. Sandack, a former mayor of Downers Grove,  was appointed to the senate in 2010 when Dan Cronin, who previously held the seat, was elected as Chair of the DuPage County Board.... Read more »

Candidates' petitions challenged by party insiders

“Politics is war without bloodshed.” ~Mao Tse-Tung. First, a primer: Political campaigners know the truth: every vote counts. Winning isn’t as complicated as pundits would have you believe; it’s a simple formula. Winning is about getting your neighbor to vote. And your other neighbor. And his neighbor. That’s where precinct committeemen come into the picture.... Read more »