Mercer County Republicans

 

Mercer CountyJason Lee Sosman, Chairman
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SB35 (formerly SB600). Chairman Sosman’s position on Senate Bill 35 is unknown.

 

Precinct Committeemen 2012. Mercer County has 24 precincts. In 2012, only 5 precincts had a candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman. No Republican ran in 19 precincts.

 

Precinct Committeemen 2010. In 2010, only 5 precincts had a candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman. No Republican ran in 19 precincts.

 

2012 Presidential Race. In the 2012 Presidential election, the county supported Democrat Barack Obama 53-45% over Republican Mitt Romney.

 

2008 Presidential Race. In the 2008 Presidential election, the county supported Democrat Barack Obama 55-43% over Republican John McCain.

 

2004 Presidential Race. In the 2004 Presidential election, the county supported Democrat John Kerry 50-49% over Republican George W. Bush.

 

About Mercer County. In May of 1812, Congress passed an act which set aside lands in Arkansas, Michigan, and Illinois as payment to volunteer soldiers in the War of 1812. Mercer County was part of this military tract.

 

Seven years after Illinois became a state, Mercer County was founded. It was formed from unorganized territory near Pike County on January 13, 1825. Its county seat is Aledo, Illinois.

 

Mercer County was named for Hugh Mercer, a physician and General during the American Revolution. He died from wounds suffered at the Battle of Princeton. Learn More

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