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Payback is a drag, man

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014

* Mess with the bull, get the horn

Lake County Circuit Court Clerk and Republican Committeeman for Precinct 205 Keith Brin announced he’s vying to oust Bob Cook as chairman of the Lake County Republican Party in next month’s election. […]

Brin has already received support in his bid for Chairman with endorsements from State Representative and Former Lake County Republican Party Chairman JoAnn Osmond, Lake Villa Township Supervisor and Former Lake County Republican Party Chairman Dan Venturi, Lake County Treasurer Bob Skidmore, Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor, State Representative Ed Sullivan, and Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.

The current chairman led an effort to oust Sullivan in last week’s GOP primary when he supported Bob Bednar, building up to a challenge for Cook’s spot.

Rep. Sullivan, who was opposed because he voted for the gay marriage bill, beat Bednar 59-41.

- Posted by Rich Miller        


8 Comments
  1. - A modest proposal - Tuesday, Mar 25, 14 @ 1:34 pm:

    Good Riddance. Hopefully he wins.


  2. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 25, 14 @ 1:37 pm:

    Being a Slytherin Republican is hard.

    Reagan Republicans support Bernie Petersens and Mark Beaubiens. Gotta have BOTH to grow. Choosing to be a Litmus Tester might lead to a failing of a test to seem tolerant to My Party’s growth…


  3. - Confused - Tuesday, Mar 25, 14 @ 1:51 pm:

    Keith is a good egg.


  4. - A guy... - Tuesday, Mar 25, 14 @ 2:20 pm:

    Payback is a b….a drag.


  5. - Yellow Dog Democrat - Tuesday, Mar 25, 14 @ 2:20 pm:

    Dan Proft is elated.

    He believes Republicans need to be held accountable.

    Maybe Proft will give $100K to Cook’s campaign, since he walked him down the plank and all?


  6. - Riley - Tuesday, Mar 25, 14 @ 2:40 pm:

    What’s going to happen to GOP state central committeeman Mark Shaw in all of this? Go down with Cook?


  7. - SonofSuperAbe2014 - Tuesday, Mar 25, 14 @ 3:11 pm:

    If Proft runs Cook’s campaign, then he is sure to lose.


  8. - phocion - Tuesday, Mar 25, 14 @ 4:07 pm:

    Next, Sandack’s crew needs to do some local housecleaning, too.


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