Press Releases: 5/1/2022 Lake County GOP Endorsements

 Press Releases:5/1/2022

Dear Republican Candidates and Lake County Republican Leaders:


I am pleased to officially inform you that the Lake County Republican Central Committee just sent out the following press release announcing their June 28, 2022 Republican Primary Election Endorsements:

WAUKEGAN, ILLINOIS ­— The Lake County Republican Central Committee (LCRCC) met on Saturday to determine endorsements for candidates running in the June 28, 2022 primary election.

“I’d like to thank the candidates and grass root supporters that spent this past Saturday interviewing the numerous quality candidates who appeared in Lake County to persuade us of their qualifications to represent our party as candidates to defeat the Democrat nominees on November 8, 2022,” said Shaw to the party members gathered yesterday.  “Your dedication and tireless work, and that of the candidate here today, are very encouraging to me as your Chairman.  As a recapitulation of yesterday's votes, the endorsement results in the ten contested races were as follows:

1. Governor/Lt. Governor: Jesse Sullivan/Kathleen Murphy (68%);

2. Attorney General: David Shestokas (60%);

3. Secretary of State: Dan Brady (84.6%);

4. U.S. Senator: Kathy Salvi (92.3%);

5. U.S. House (CD-5): Maggie McGonigal (100%);

6. U.S. House (CD-11): Mark Carroll (60%);

7. Sheriff: Mark Vice (92%);

8. County Board Member (CBD-1): Linda Pedersen (100%);

9. County Board Member (CBD-2): Adam Schlick (100%); and

10. Supreme Court: Dan Shanes (100%)."

In addition, the Lake County GOP unanimously endorsed an additional 37 Republican candidates running in 37 uncontested GOP primary races.




Mark L. Shaw, Chairman

Lake County Republican Party

(847) 609-3482