RUDY GIULIANI PRESIDENTIAL
RUDY GIULIANI PRESIDENTIAL EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE, INC. [Filed papers with New York State on Nov. 10, 2006 and with the FEC on Nov. 20, 2006]
Headquarters: 4723 Main Street, Lisle, IL ...officially
opened Aug. 22, 2007 Aug. 24 "campaign has six full-time staff working
On March 30, 2007 the Rudy Giuliani Presidential Exploratory Committee announced its Illinois Leadership Team chaired by House Republican Leader Tom Cross, and co-chaired by business leader Ron Gidwitz.
|Chair||House Republican Leader Tom Cross|
|Executive Director||Kevin Artl|
|Political Director||Jayme Siemer|
|Field Staff||Andrew Proctor|
|Field Staff||Nick McNeely|
Delegate Slate (announced
Oct. 16, 2007)
Illinois Regional Chairs: (announced Aug. 24, 2007)
State Representative Angelo Saviano, Cook County Region
Gary Skoien, Lake County and Suburban Cook Region
State Representative Robert Biggins, DuPage County and Suburban Cook County Region
Brian Krajewski, DuPage County Region
State Representative David Winters, Northwest Illinois Region
Connie Nord, Central Illinois Region
Representative Aaron Schock, Peoria and Rock Island Region
Jason Barickman, Champaign County Region
Gwendolyn Klingler, Sangamon County Region
Allen Adomite, Metro-East and Southern
Illinois County Chairs (announced Aug. 24, 2007)
|Kristi Warren, Bureau County
Jack Hamilton, Cass County
Kent Griffiths, Cook County
Clark Pellett, Cook County
State Representative Roger Eddy, Crawford County
Joseph Alexander, DeWitt County
Brad Cole, Mayor of Carbondale, Jackson County
Roger Marquardt, Jo Daviess County
Ryan Munson, Kane County
Erik Rayman, Kankakee County
Noah Emery, Knox County
Boyd Ingemunson, Kendall County
Daniel Venturi, Lake County
Robert Foltz, Livingston County
|John Birch, Pike
Ronald Jedda, Madison County
William LeFew, McHenry County
Guy Hanna, McLean County
Bruce Rodely, Perry County
Susan Carpentier, Rock Island County
Brian Stewart, Stephenson County
James Donahue, Tazewell County
Janet Donahue, Tazewell County
James Vaughn, Union County
State Representative William Black, Vermilion County
Richard Kavanagh, Will County
Timothy Ruestman, Woodford County
U.S. Rep. Jerry Weller (IL-11) (July 30, 2007)
U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert (IL-13)
(July 30, 2007)
ILLINOIS STATE LEADERS SUPPORTING RUDY GIULIANI (as announced March 30, 2007)
State Senator Christine Radogno: Christine Radogno has served in the Illinois Senate since 1997.
Deputy Republican House Leader Bill Black: Deputy Republican Leader Black has served as State Representative of the 104th District since 1986.
Assistant Republican House Leader Mark Beaubien: Elected to the legislature in 1996, Representative Beaubien serves as the Republican point person in the state budget negotiations.
Assistant Republican House Leader Patricia Linder: Patricia Linder has served in the General Assembly as Representative of the 50th District since 1993.
Assistant Republican House Leader Dave Winters: Representative Dave Winters has been a member of the General Assembly since 1995.
State Representative Suzie Bassi: Representative Bassi has served in the General Assembly as Representative of the 54th District since 1999.
State Representative Franco Coladipietro: Representative Coladipietro is currently serving his first term as Representative of the 45th District.
State Representative Roger Eddy: Roger Eddy serves in the General Assembly as the State Representative of the 109th District since 2003.
State Representative Bill Mitchell: Bill Mitchell has served in the General Assembly since 1999. Prior to joining the General Assembly, Rep. Mitchell served as the Republican County Chairman of Macon County and former Decatur City Council Member.
State Representative Ruth Munson: Ruth Munson is serving her third term in the General Assembly as the State Representative of the 43rd District.
State Representative Dennis Reboletti: Dennis Reboletti is serving his first-term in the Illinois General Assembly representing the 46th District.
State Representative Angelo “Skip” Saviano: Skip Saviano has served in the General Assembly since 1993 as the State Representative of the 77th District.
State Representative Aaron Schock: Aaron Schock of Peoria is currently the State Representative for the 92nd District in Illinois At age 23, Aaron Schock is both the youngest school board president in history and the youngest member of the Illinois Legislature.
State Representative Ed Sullivan: Ed Sullivan is currently serving his second term as State Representative of the 51st District.
State Representative Mike Tryon: Mike Tryon is serving his second term in the General Assembly as Representative of the 64th District.
announced Aug. 30, 2007
Deputy House Republican Leader Brent Hassert
Assistant House Republican Leader Tim Schmitz
State Representative Bob Pritchard
State Representative Chapin Rose
(Aug. 30, 2007: A total of twenty Illinois State Representatives, including Giuliani State Chairman Rep. Tom Cross and Giuliani Regional Chair Rep. Bob Biggins, have endorsed Giuliani.
19 GOP COUNTY CHAIRMEN AND CHAIRWOMEN
(announced April 25, 2007)
Cass County - Hon. Jack Hamilton, Chairman
Champaign County - Hon. Jason Barickman, Chairman
DeWitt County - Hon. Joe Alexander, Chairman
Fulton County - Hon. Judy Dudek, Chairwoman
Jefferson County - Hon. Richard Stubblefield, Chairman
Jo Daviess County - Hon. Roger Marquardt, Chairman
Kankakee County - Hon. Darrell Smith, Chairman
Kendall County - Hon. Dallas Ingemunson, Chairman
Lake County - Hon. Daniel Venturi, Chairman
Livingston County - Hon. Robert Foltz, Chairman
Macon County - Hon. James A. Gresham, Chairman
McHenry County - Hon. William W. LeFew, Chairman
Peoria County - Hon. Rudy Lewis, Chairman
Rock Island County - Hon. Susan Carpentier, Chairwoman
Sangamon County - Hon. Tony Libri, Chairman
Stephenson County - Hon. Brian W. Stewart, Chairman
Tazewell County - Hon. Demetra K. DeMonte, Chairwoman
Will County - Hon. Jack Partelow, Chairman
Williamson County - Hon. Robert L. "Dog"
FORMER ELECTED OFFICIALS (announced
Aug. 30, 2007)
Tom Ewing, former U.S. Congressman - served as a State Rep. from 1974 -91 and represented Illinois’ 15th District in Congress from 1991 to 2001.
Wayne Alstat, Former State Representative
John Countryman, Former State Representative
Bill Kempiners, Former State Representative and former President of the Illinois Healthcare Association
Eileen Lyons, Former State Representative
former Gov. Jim Edgar - (announced Nov. 20, 2007) Distinguished fellow at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs - University of Illinois. Elected Governor of Illinois in 1990 and re-elected in 1994 by the largest margin in Illinois history. Prior to being elected Governor, Edgar served as Illinois Secretary of State and in the Illinois House of Representatives.
former Gov. Jim Thompson - (reported Sept. 6, 2007) Chairman and CEO of Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago since 1993. Served on the 9/11 Commission. Elected Governor in 1976 and served 14 years (Jan. 1977-Jan. 1991).
former Illinois Attorney General Jim Ryan - (announced Sept. 25, 2007) Currently a Benedictine University professor. Republican nominee for Illinois Governor in 2002. Elected Illinois Attorney General in 1994; served from 1995 to 2003. Elected as DuPage County State's Attorney (the highest-ranking prosecutor in the district) in 1984; re-elected in 1988 and in 1992.
former Lt. Gov. Corrine Wood - Illinois’
first female Lt. Governor; served from 1999 to 2003. Unsuccessfully
sought the 2002 Republican gubernatorial nomination. Prior to being
elected Lt. Gov, Wood served one term in the Illinois House of Representatives.
Wood is a resident of Lake Forest, Illinois.
|Illinois Firefighters for Rudy Chair||Tim Schmitz, Batavia|
|Illinois Law Enforcement for Rudy Chair||Joseph Birkett, Wheaton|
(announced Oct. 30, 2007)
Kankakee County Endorsements:
Michael Bossert, Kankakee
County Board Member
Jamie Boyd, Kankakee County State’s Attorney
Sheriff Tim Bukowski, Kankakee County
Wanda Cantrell, Kankakee Township Clerk
Roger Hess, Kankakee County Board Member
Stanley James, Kankakee County Board Member
Chad Kalecki, Kankakee County Board Member
Darrel Smith, Kankakee County Republican Chairman
Will County Endorsements:
Ann Dralle, Will County Board
Lee Ann Goodson, Will County Board Member
John Gerl, Will County Board Member
Bill Mayer, DuPage Township Republican Chairman
Jim McFarland, Trustee for Troy Township
George Muentnich, Troy Township Republican Chairman
Jake Parrillo, Frankfort Village Trustee
Hugh Stipan, Frankfort Township Republican Chairman
DuPage County Endorsements:
Paul Hinds, York Township
Fred Spitzzeri, Naperville Township Republican Chairman
Martin Tully, Downers Grove City Council Member
Sangamon County Republican
Party (Chairman Tony Libri) - endorsed Dec. 19, 2007 (campaign announced
Dec. 20, 2007)
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