SB35 (formerly SB600). Chairman Donaldson’s position on Senate Bill 35 is unknown.
Precinct Committeemen. Effingham County has 37 precincts. In 2010, only 15 precincts had a candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman. No Republican ran in 22 precincts.
2008 Presidential Race. In the 2008 Presidential election, the county supported Republican John McCain 67-31% over Democrat Barack Obama.
2004 Presidential Race. In the 2004 Presidential election, the county supported Republican George W. Bush 72-27% over Democrat John Kerry.
About Effingham County. Although formally established by law in 1831, an act to organize Effingham County was not approved by the legislature until December 20, 1832. This act provided for the election of the first county officials in January, 1833. Its county seat is Effingham, Illinois.
Effingham County was named for Lord Edward Effingham, who resigned his commission as General in the British Army in 1775, refusing to serve in the war against the colonies. Learn More