Cheryl Hartman, Chairman
6783 W. Preston Rd.
Freeport, IL 61032
SB35 (formerly SB600). Chairman Hartman OPPOSES Senate Bill 35.
Precinct Committeemen. Stephenson County has 46 precincts. In 2010, only 26 precincts had a candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman. No Republican ran in 20 precincts.
2008 Presidential Race. In the 2008 Presidential election, the county supported Democrat Barack Obama 52-46% over Republican John McCain.
2004 Presidential Race. In the 2004 Presidential election, the county supported Republican George W. Bush 57-42% over Democrat John Kerry.
About Stephenson County. Stephenson County was formed in 1837 out of Jo Daviess and Winnebago Counties. Its county seat is Freeport, Illinois.
Stephenson County was named for Colonel Benjamin Stephenson, a colonel in the Illinois militia, and commanded a regiment in the War of 1812. He served as the representative of the Illinois Territory in the United States Congress from 1814 to 1816. Stephenson was a representative to the convention that wrote the first constitution for the State of Illinois in 1818. Learn More