This morning's Republicans of Lyons Township candidate forum ended with endorsements for Patrick Hughes for U.S. Senate, and fell one vote short of backing Dan Proft for governor. Andy McKenna was the next highest vote gubernatorial vote getter -- at 14. 29 votes were needed for endorsement.
Lyons Township GOP also endorsed Jason Plummer for LG and Judy Baar-Topinka for Comptroller.
Another unexpected endorsement was Mark Thompson, over Republican Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman.
Lyons Township GOP Committeeman is Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica.