Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Trending on the Journal

Related Headlines

Adams Co Jail Sales Tax wins Updated

Republican Primary election in Quincy today

Election law bill advances in Illinois House

Vote breakdown: Rauner v. Quinn

Quincy School Bond issue wins by 2-1 margin Updated

Recent Comments

Stupid_Dems - WGEM no longer on Direct TV - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
No big loss! Like the Whig!
UrKidsWillPay - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I think you mean increases response time.
qfingers - Flynn, Mellon each file for 18th Seat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Did I miss something? I don't see a quote from Mellon in the article above.
qfingers - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I do believe the QPD cuts effect the citizens of Quincy less than the QFD cuts. I'm not aware of any recent increase in crime other than the unfortunate shooting of a young man that would not have been prevented if we doubled the number of officers on the street. As for QFD...I happen to live on the edge of the city and the nearest fire station is about 3 miles away. Nobody has ever demanded…
1950Brutus - New Book Questions Foreign Donations to the Clinton Foundation - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
OH NO -another vast right wing conspiracy against a normal down to earth citizen like you and me. Or will her defense be that this is another attack related to the war on women??

Most Popular

Cobb to resign at end of year

Wal-Mart said to cut in-store management layer

QND hires Tom Shields

Adams Co Board tables Rauner’s "Illinois Turnaround" agenda

QND to announce new boys basketball coach Friday

Local 63 approves contract

Sullivan passes developmental disability FOID updates

Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts

Frese, Venvertloh pick up primary wins

1 year, 1 month ago by Bob Gough

Click the headline for election results

CLICK HERE FOR ADAMS COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS 

Randy Frese has been chosen as the Republican nominee for the 94th Illinois State Representative.

 Frese took 70% of the vote against Marshall Schrader of Monmouth. 

Frese says he is humbled by all of those who helped in the campaign. 

“Thank you to those who came to the fundraisers, who wrote checks, who allowed us to put signs in their yards, who walked and knocked on doors with us,” said Frese. “When it comes down to a night when you can celebrate a victory, it makes it all worthwhile.” 

Currently, there is no Democrat on the general election ballot. 

However, Frese says he will count on the fact that the Democrats will appoint someone to run. 

“We will continue on strongly with the campaign,” said Frese. We will generate some enthusiasm about getting some good conservative ideas and some common sense to Springfield.” 

The Representative seat was left vacant by Rep. Jil Tracy. Tracy ran alongside Kirk Dillard as Illinois Lt. Governor hopeful.

In the three way race for Adams County Clerk, Chuck Venvertloh won over County Board member Becky Weed and Quincy School Board member Scott Stone. 

Venvertloh won by 328 votes over Weed. 

 

Venvertloth took 41% of the vote, beating Becky Weed by 320 votes. Scott Stone took 22% of the vote.

 

Venvertloth said he will use his win's momentum moving forward. 

 

“We’ve got another one coming up here. Becky Weed and Scott Stone both ran a really hard race,” said Venvertloth. “I’m looking forward to them joining the team and making a really cohesive unit and looking ahead to a victory for the Republicans in the fall.” 

 

Venvertloth will go up against Democrat Jonathan Shoenakase on the November ballot.

 

 


From the Newsroom

QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 59 minutes ago

WGEM no longer on Direct TV - Conflicting stories add to the confusion http://t.co/kOIGKiXldK
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 1 hour, 57 minutes ago

Obama Kept Iran's Short Breakout Time a Secret - If you like your nuclear enrichment centrifuge...you can keep it!... http://t.co/7OZt1WQX2q
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 1 hour, 57 minutes ago

Blackhawks, Predators want to control pace of Game 4 http://t.co/wf62Fbzx9p
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 2 hours, 53 minutes ago

QPS hires Construction Manager - Russell Construction of Davenport hired to oversee QHS expansion http://t.co/5Yz2sCvV54