Pope County Republicans

 

Pope CountyKelvin Kunath, Chairman
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SB35 (formerly SB600). Chairman Kunath’s position on Senate Bill 35 is unknown.

 

Precinct Committeemen 2012. Pope County has 6 precincts. In 2012, all 6 precincts had a candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman. 

 

Precinct Committeemen 2010. In 2010, 5 precincts had a candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman. No Republican ran in 1 precinct.

 

2012 Presidential Race. In the 2012 Presidential election, the county supported Republican Mitt Romney 68-29% over Democrat Barack Obama.

 

2008 Presidential Race. In the 2008 Presidential election, the county supported Republican John McCain 60-38% over Democrat Barack Obama.

 

2004 Presidential Race. In the 2004 Presidential election, the county supported Republican George W. Bush 62-38% over Democrat John Kerry.

 

About Pope County. The county was organized in 1816 from portions of Gallatin County and Johnson Counties. Its county seat is Golconda, Illinois.

 

Pope County has never adopted township form of government. The county has been divided into precincts.

 

Pope County was named after Nathaniel Pope, the first Secretary of the Illinois Territory. Pope was one of the most important figures in Illinois history. As the territory’s Delegate to Congress during the critical period just before Illinois achieved statehood, he played an important role in statehood battles. Learn More

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