Posts tagged: Paul Schimpf

Central Illinois GOP Governor Candidate Forum

Written by David E. Smith

After two winter storms put the kibosh on our efforts to hold a gubernatorial forum, Illinois Family Action was thrilled to be a sponsor of a forum hosted by the Tazewell County Republican Party in cooperation with the Peoria County Republican Party and the Woodford County Republican Party.

It is vitally important that we are able to use social media platforms to stream these events. No longer do conservative voters have to sift through biased establishment media reports for the truth.… Continue Reading

Update: IFA Candidate Forum on March 26th

Written by David E. Smith

After two cancelations due to weather advisories we have decided to reschedule our Candidate Forum to March 26th, which is a Saturday evening.

This forum will be for Republican candidates seeking the party’s nomination for U.S. Senate and the office of Governor of the State of Illinois. A panel of three Illinois pastors will be posing questions to the candidates.

The candidates for U.S. Senate will begin the forum at 7 PM.… Continue Reading

BONUS: How is Illinois Reacting to the COVID-19 Pandemic? (Illinois Family Spotlight Special)

This special edition of Spotlight features a timely interview with Southern Illinois Republican Senator Paul Schimpf on NewsRadio WJPF in Herrin, Illinois. Senator Schimpf lends his opnion and insight into how Illinois is treating the Coronavirus pandemic, if they are going overboard, doing too little, or possibly adding unnecessary government programs in relief packages.

Our thanks to WJPF for letting us use this interview.

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BONUS: How is Illinois Reacting to the COVID-19 Pandemic?
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Final Election Results

Written by David E. Smith
The Illinois State Board of Elections recently released the certified election results.  Here are the numbers:

  
  
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Governor-elect Bruce Rauner (R) won a slim majority of the total votes and by 142,284 votes over incumbent Patrick Quinn (D).  Voter turnout was 49 percent, and compared to the 2010 gubernatorial election was down two percent, or 112,353 less voters in the 2014 election.

Incumbent Democratic Attorney General Lisa Madigan won decisively with 59 percent of the total vote, beating Republican challenger Paul Schimpf who received little support from the Republican establishment in Illinois.
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