ALGONQUIN - The Illinois Center Right Coalition (ICRC) met over the weekend to pick candidates for the March 18th primary. The group based its endorsements on voting records and interviews. The ICRC's endorsements include:
|Diane Harris||U.S. House of Representatives, 3rd Dist.|
|Fred White *||U.S. House of Representatives, 5th Dist.|
|Chris Balkema||U.S. House of Representatives, 11th Dist.|
|Bob Grogan||Illinois State Treasurer|
|Jeanne Ives||Illinois House, 42nd District|
|Dan Brinkman||Illinois House, 45th District|
|Peter Breen||Illinois House, 48th District|
|Keith Wheeler||Illinois House, 50th District|
|Bob Bednar||Illinois House, 51st District|
|Daniel Ugaste||Illinois House, 65th District|
|Keith Matune||Illinois House, 81st District|
|Mark Batinick||Illinois House, 97th District|
|Kevin Williams||Sheriff - Kane County|
|Bill Prim||Sheriff - McHenry County|
|Tim DeYoung||Il Rep. S.C.C., 2nd District|
|Frank Napolitano||Il Rep. S.C.C., 8th District|
|Char Foss-Eggermann||Maine Twp. Rep. Committeeman|
|Tim DeYoung||Thornton Twp. Rep. Committeeman|
While the ICRC's list does not include a pick in the gubernatorial race, they do have a page with strong condemnation of the following elected officials as being "too liberal:"
- State Sen. Kirk Dillard, of the 24th Dist.
- State Sen. Matt Murphy, of the 27th Dist.
- State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, of the 33rd Dist.
- Rep. Renee Kosel, of the 81st Dist., which includes Mokena, Homer Glen, and Orland Park
- Rep. Tom Cross, of the 86th Dist., which includes Plainfield, Braidwood, and Oswego