Republican News Watch

Consider a side of candidate petitions with that turkey

November 26, 2013
Consider a side of candidate petitions with that turkey

Need a way to work off that big Thanksgiving feast? Why not take a walk around the neighborhood and collect some petition signatures.

Run, recruit, or don’t complain

November 21, 2013
Run, recruit, or don’t complain

If you’re the kind of person who would like to do something productive in response to bad Democrats, beyond just preaching to a self-selected choir on Facebook, then run for Republican Precinct Committeeman – or at least help recruit.

Here’s how your county’s been doing in electing GOP Precinct Committeemen

November 17, 2013
Here’s how your county’s been doing in electing GOP Precinct Committeemen

With the 2012 election, the statewide vacancy rate for elected Republican Precinct Committeemen fell below 50% for the first time in memory.

Run for Republican Precinct Committeeman

November 14, 2013
Run for Republican Precinct Committeeman

The Republican Precinct Project is the only statewide effort dedicated to reducing the committeeman vacancy rate that currently exists in Illinois.

Quinn’s choice Paul Vallas was GOP’s choice for 2010

November 8, 2013
Quinn’s choice Paul Vallas was GOP’s choice for 2010

Governor Pat Quinn isn’t the only one who likes Paul Vallas.

The Illinois GOP isn’t going to fix itself

November 6, 2013
The Illinois GOP isn’t going to fix itself

It’s up to rank-and-file Republicans to get the Illinois Republican Party back on track.

Republicans help pass gay marriage bill in Illinois House

November 5, 2013
Republicans help pass gay marriage bill in Illinois House

If not for three Republicans - Tom Cross, Ron Sandack, and Ed Sullivan - the bill allowing gay marriage in Illinois would have fallen short.

HELP WANTED: Republican Precinct Committeemen

November 2, 2013
HELP WANTED: Republican Precinct Committeemen

Precinct Committeemen comprise the core of any grassroots effort and no political campaign can be successful without these front line GOP ambassadors.

RNC refuses to stand-up for black woman running for Congress

October 15, 2013
RNC refuses to stand-up for black woman running for Congress

When the RNC needed to demonstrate some diversity on-stage at the 2004 Republican National Convention, Erika Harold was happy to help. But now when Ms. Harold needs a little help, the RNC apparently can’t be bothered.

Illinois GOP bosses continue crusade against Erika Harold

October 13, 2013
Illinois GOP bosses continue crusade against Erika Harold

There is exactly one black female Republican running in a competitive district for Congress in this state – and incredibly our Illinois Republican Party continues to openly work against her.