SB35 (formerly SB600). Chairman Kerley’s position on Senate Bill 35 is unknown.
Precinct Committeemen. Franklin County has 35 precincts. In 2010, only 16 precincts had a candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman. No Republican ran in 19 precincts.
2008 Presidential Race. In the 2008 Presidential election, the county supported Republican John McCain 64-35% over Democrat Barack Obama.
2004 Presidential Race. In the 2004 Presidential election, the county supported Republican George W. Bush 54-46% over Democrat John Kerry.
About Franklin County. Franklin County was established on January 2, 1818 and formed out of Gallatin and White Counties. Its county seat is Benton, Illinois.
Franklin County was named for Benjamin Franklin, philosopher, statesman, diplomatist, author, printer, a member of the Continental Congress, Ambassador to France, and (before the Revolution) Deputy Postmaster General of the British Colonies in America. Learn More