Illinois Conservatives PAC Endorses Allen Skillicorn For State Representative

The Illinois Conservatives PAC were founded in 2008 and is led by a leadership team made up of mostly under 30 year olds. The Illinois Conservatives believe in limited government, balanced budgets, and lower taxes. The group is headquartered in Oregon IL and led by Zach Oltmanns. The race to replace retiring Rep. Mike Tryon […]

Illinois Conservatives Endorse First Candidate of 2016

(Oregon, IL) Illinois Conservatives Endorse First Candidate of 2016 State Representative Avery Bourne has been a fresh and conservative voice in Springfield since being appointed in February 2015. A graduate of Pawnee High School she has been able to give a local voice of reason to the debate on how to fix Illinois. Bourne has been […]

The Choice: Pat Quinn or Bruce Rauner

There are 3 candidates on the ballot for Governor; Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner and Chad Grimm.  Many people are still undecided even with only a few days left until the election.  It is for this reason that Illinois Conservatives has decided to weigh in on the election to help in that decision process. Let’s take […]

Moline Firefighter Announces Candidacy for Illinois State Senate

Rock Island, IL – Surrounded by family and friends, Neil Anderson, a Moline firefighter, announced his candidacy to be the next State Senator for the 36th District. “I am running for the State Senate because it’s time for new leadership, new energy and a new direction in Illinois,” said Neil Anderson. “I am not a […]

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Could Mark Kirk Hurt Down Ticket Republicans if He Runs in 2016

In 2010 Mark Kirk won in the highly contested U.S. Senate race against Alexi Giannoulias (D). However, his win didn’t translate to many other GOP victories in the state. The Republican nominees for governor Bill Brady and Lt Governor Jason Plummer both lost in a extremely tight race. Mark Kirk received much of his support […]

Property Taxes: Who’s to Blame and How to Stop Their Growth

Across the State of Illinois, except for Cook County,  taxpayers will be receiving their property tax bills in the mail.  For most this will cause outrage over how high these taxes are.  Here are a few facts: Illinois is #2 nationally for the highest property taxes Highest Ranking Property Taxes by County, Illinois Counties Lake […]

History is Against Mark Kirk in 2016

It’s a known fact that Sen. Mark Kirk is vulnerable in 2016. Kirk has been generally liked by independents throughout his career, and rode a conservative wave in 2010 to claim President Barack Obama’s old seat. But, following a first term notably marred by health problems, he now will likely be matched against a formidable […]

2016 and the US Senate Race in Illinois

2016 is right around the corner, and it is time to start thinking about the U.S. Senate race and especially think about if we should elect Mark Kirk to a second term as the Junior Senator from Illinois. Senator Kirk was elected with much fanfare back in November 2010. We knew that he wasn’t the […]