Illinois House District 66 news
By a margin of just 69 votes, Connie Cain is on track to be the Republican nominee for the 66th House District in Illinois after her opponent, Arin Thrower, conceded the race Wednesday evening.
State Rep. Suzanne Ness will hold mobile office hours 10 a.m. to noon July 11 at the Huntley Area Public Library as part of an effort to remain accessible and bring services to every part of the district, according to a news release.
Following Tuesday’s primary, unofficial vote totals for the 66th House District show a very close race, Connie Cain is currently ahead of Arin Thrower as they vie for the chance to face incumbent state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, in November.
The incumbent is leading in one of two contested legislative primaries in McHenry County while just 64 votes, or less than a percentage point, separated the Republican candidates in the race for the 66th House District.
A long-time accountant and a former television producer, both of whom have been involved in local politics, are vying to become the Republican nominee for the 66th House District.
Arin Thrower, Illinois House District 66 candidate said in her questionnaire the top issues for District 66 are the economy, our education system, and public safety
Monday marked the first day for candidates to file ahead of the June primary. Here's everyone who has filed so far in McHenry County races.
More than 250 candidates are going to be on McHenry County ballots in the coming months after the filing period for this year’s election cycle across Illinois closed Monday.
State Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, will be hosting a town hall meeting Wednesday in Crystal Lake to discuss her legislative priorities for 2022.
Town hall will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, via Facebook Live
Bill is now under consideration by the Illinois Senate after passing the House unanimously