Sunday, January 6, 2013
Rep. David McSweeney will represent the newly mapped 52nd district.
Sunday, January 6
State Representative David McSweeney was sworn in Sunday, Jan. 6, as the new state representative from the 52nd state house district. McSweeney took the oath from Judge Peter C. Cavanagh, Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge, alongside his daughter Melissa, according to a press release. “I look forward to getting to work on behalf of my constituents addressing the many challenges facing our state,” McSweeney said in the release. “As representative, I have the same priorities as I do in the business world; fiscal responsibility and responsive leadership.” McSweeney replaces Kent Gaffney for the remainder of the 97th General Assembly’s lame-duck session scheduled from Jan. 6 -8, the release stated. “It is an honor to serve the people of …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, won against independent candidate Dee Beaubien in the 52nd House District race.
Republican candidate David McSweeney won the 52nd House District race Tuesday night over independent candidate Dee Beabien. McSweeney, a financial consultant from Barrington Hills, had 23,563 votes — 7,792 more votes than Beaubien, also of Barrington Hills, who is the widow of Mark H. Beaubien, Jr. Mark represented the district from 1996 until his unexpected death on June 5, 2011. Creating a stronger economy and repealing a tax increase passed in the state last year is top on McSweeney’s to-do list now that he has been elected to office. “I am honored to serve the people of Illinois. I am laser-focused on policies that create jobs and improve the state of the economy,” McSweeney said. He also said he is focused on cutting spending in …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Women from throughout the region will gather Saturday in Crystal Lake in support of Illinois State Representative candidate David McSweeney.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Women supporting David McSweeney for Illinois State Representative will gather at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at D'Andreas Banquets, 4419 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake. Event Chairman Maria Rodriguez, village president of Long Grove, is organizing the event. Keynote speakers at the rally include State Senator Pamela Althoff, State Representative JoAnn Osmond and Kane County Board Chairman Karen McConnaughay. The rally has a large host committee with over twenty local leaders: Mary Alger, Geri Davis, Rebecca Kress, Cara Kretz, Rebecca Lee, Lu Ann Lefew, Anne Majewski, Lou Ann Majewski, Anna May Miller, Irene Napier, Linda Post, Lucy Prouty, Bonnie Quirke, Kathy Salvi, Sue Serdar, Joyce Story, Nina Stephenson, Dede Wamburg, Phyllis …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Dee Beaubien is running against David McSweeney in the race for the Illinois 52nd House District.
Illinois' 52nd House District features Dee Beaubien and David McSweeney. The 52nd House District includes several communities including parts of Algonquin, Lake in the Hills, Crystal Lake, Cary and Barrington. The Illinois State Board of Elections has a district locator. Candidates Click on a candidate's name for biographical information and answers to our candidate questionnaires, and check back for updates. News
David McSweeney is running against Dee Beaubien in the race to become the state representative of the 52nd Illinois House District.
Name: David McSweeney Position Sought: State representative of the 52nd Illinois House District Campaign contact information: Address: P.O. Box 3701, Barrington, IL 60011-3701 Website: www.DavidMcSweeney.com Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/David-McSweeney/271346106234223 Twitter: https://twitter.com/David_McSweeney Age and birthdate: 46, Oct. 1, 1965 Family Include as much info as you like (names, ages, number of children, etc.): Married to Margaret with two daughters, Melissa (19) and Katie (17). Education include degree(s) and school(s): Occupation: Investment Specialist Political Party: Republican Official name of your campaign committee (if you have one): David McSweeney for State …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Opponent David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, filed the objection against Beaubien.
Dee Beaubien, the Independent candidate for the 52nd House District race, will appear on the ballot for the upcoming election following a ruling Monday by the Illinois State Board of Elections. The State Board of Elections voted unanimously in favor of keeping Beaubien on the ballot. Opponent David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, filed the objection with the state board of elections, arguing Beaubien should not appear on the ballot as an independent because she signed petitions for Republican candidates during the March primary, according to the Northwest Herald. Beaubien in a statement Monday referred to McSweeney's objection as a "political game" and said she hoped they would be able to move forward to discuss the issues as the November…
Monday, April 23, 2012
Dee Beaubien, widow of Mark Beaubien, announces run for State Representative of the 52nd District as an independent.
Republican nominee David McSweeney may have a new challenger, as Dee Beaubien announced that she plans to continue the legacy of her late husband and run as an independent for 52nd district State Representative. Dee Beaubien is the widow of former State Rep. Mark Beaubien Jr., who died suddenly of a heart attack at a GOP event June 5, 2011. (See video of legislators remembering Mark Beaubien here) Kent Gaffney was appointed to finish the rest of Beaubien's term but lost in the Republican primary to McSweeney. Dee Beaubien told a room of about 50 supporters that she did not run in the Republican primary because it was still too soon after husband's death. "It's going to be a huge challenge and a uphill battle," Beaubien said Monday at the …
Monday, April 9, 2012
Former US Senator Peter Fitzgerald backs Republican nominee David McSweeney.
Monday, April 9, 2012
David McSweeney, the Republican nominee for State Representative in the 52nd district, is pleased to announce the support of Former United States Senator Peter Fitzgerald. During his time in the U.S. Senate and his years in the Illinois Senate, Fitzgerald was known as a reformer and staunch proponent of ethics in government. “David McSweeney is the type of person that we need in the Illinois House of Representatives. His commitment to reforming government and his work ethic will make him a great representative for the people of the 52nd District. There is much to do in Springfield and I’m confident that David McSweeney will be an independent reformer” said Senator Fitzgerald. “I am honored to have the support of Senator Peter Fitzgerald. I…
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Candidate David McSweeney comes out victorious with 40 percent of the vote.
David McSweeney plans to unify the Republican Party after his hard fought battle in the Republican Primary Tuesday night. "I plan to fight for lower taxes and less spending," McSweeney said late Tuesday night in a phone interview with Cary Patch. McSweeney said he has the support from his Republican challengers Danielle Rowe and Rep. Kent Gaffney, who was appointed to fill the remaining term of Mark Beaubien Jr., who died June 5, 2011. "I'm very happy and excited to represent the people in the district," said McSweeney. He has already turned his focus to the general election by starting with unifying the Republican party. The 52nd district has a wide reach, representing parts of Lake, Cook and Kane counties, which includes parts of Cary…
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Updates throughout the night on the Republicans wanting to represent the party in the general election.
A three-way race is brewing in the 52nd House District. Incumbent Kent Gaffney and contenders David McSweeney and Danielle Rowe are all vying to represent the Republican Party in the November election. (57/57 precincts reporting) 11:03 P.M. Results do not include provisional and late absentee ballots but do include write-in candidates. Rep. Gaffney was appointed to fill the remaining term of Mark Beaubien Jr., who died June 5, 2011. The 52nd district has a wide reach, representing parts of Lake, Cook and Kane counties, which includes parts of Cary, Algonquin and Lake in the Hills. On March 20, 2012, Republican voters will be asked to choose one candidate to face their Democratic challenger. Candidates Click on a candidate's name for…