Gary L. Appleby, Chairman
325 E. County Road 800 N
Tuscola, IL 61953
SB35 (formerly SB600). Chairman Appleby’s position on Senate Bill 35 is unknown.
Precinct Committeemen. Douglas County has 19 precincts. In 2010, only 9 precincts had a candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman. No Republican ran in 10 precincts.
2008 Presidential Race. In the 2008 Presidential election, the county supported Republican John McCain 60-39% over Democrat Barack Obama.
2004 Presidential Race. In the 2004 Presidential election, the county supported Republican George W. Bush 69-32% over Democrat John Kerry.
About Douglas County. Douglas County was formed in 1859 out of Coles County. Its county seat is Tuscola, Illinois.
Douglas County was named for Stephen A. Douglas, an eminent lawyer and brilliant political orator. Douglas was Secretary of State (1840), Representative to Congress (1843–1847), United States Senator (1847–1861), and candidate for the Presidency in 1860. Learn More