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Get Your Yard Sign!

If you ask candidates political staff they will tell you that signs don’t vote – but what they do accomplish according to Mel Kahn, political scientist at Wichita State University, is they increase candidate name recognition. In Kahn’s research into yard signs he found that they help establish name recognition “at the grassroots level.” Candidates…
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Ugaste calls out lawmakers for endless cycle of taxes, debt

Dan Ugaste often is wistful for the state to be considered top in the country for something, but never anything like this. “There’s nothing good about being considered No. 1 or almost No. 1 for highest property taxes in the country,” Ugaste told the Kane County Reporter. “I’m of the mind that Illinois has everything it takes…
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I Need Your Help

We are just over two and a half months away from the election, and I need your help. No, I am not asking for money, I am asking for three very specific actions from you and your family: Click here right now to request a ballot to be sent to your home so you can vote…
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State Report: Madigan backs Elgin’s Richard Johnson with $133,996

In Case You Missed It: Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chief Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) gave $133,996 to Elgin State House candidate Richard Johnson between July 15 and Aug. 15, state filings show. The Madigan funding was disclosed in reports filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE) by Johnson for Illinois, the campaign…
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Ugaste says CPS officials are at fault for sexual abuse scandal

Republican House candidate Dan Ugaste feels it’s time Chicago Public School (CPS) officials start to show more respect for the rules and guidelines they’ve instituted for themselves. “This is a Chicago issue that, from what I understand, grew from them not following their own guidelines for assuring the safety of students,” Ugaste told the Kane County Reporter. “It’s…
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Ugaste says school districts should play by same rules as everyone else

Republican House hopeful Dan Ugaste wants to see logic prevail in the way Illinois manages its school pension system. “Certain districts shouldn’t be able to burden others or the entire system for something they only want to see happen in their own districts,” he told the Kane County Reporter. “If districts want to do something that…
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Speaker Mike Madigan Dumps More Money in to attempt influence families in Kane and McHenry Counties!

Speaker Mike Madigan Dumps More Money in to attempt influence families in Kane and McHenry Counties! Chapter 3 – The Johnson Acquisition Check No. 4 – $ 20,412 Running Total – $ 85,580 Mike Madigan and his money are at it again – This time it’s not just money that Madigan is sending to the…
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Speaker Mike Madigan – trying to gain a foothold in Kane and McHenry Counties!

Chapter 2 – The Johnson Acquisition Check No. 3 – $ 20,412 Running Total-  $ 65,168 Mike Madigan and his money are at it again… Mike Madigan just sent another HUGE chunk of Chicago money to Democrat Rich Johnson. J.B. Pritzker has donated so much money to Chicago Democratic boss Mike Madigan that he doesn’t know…
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