Friday, July 03, 2009

Joe Birkett to run for Illinois AG--I'm endorsing

DuPage County State's Attorney Joe Birkett announced yesterday that he is an candidate for Illinois Attorney General.

He's a seasoned prosecutor, and the Republican will be an effective law enforcement office for the state's 12 million residents.

Birkett has my support, and yes, this is an endorsement.

The 54 year-old ran for AG in 2002, losing to Lisa Madigan, who still holds the post. Four years later he was gubernatorial candidate Judy Baar Topinka's running mate, but the ticket was defeated by the corrupt money machine of Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Current governor Pat ?Quinn was Blago's running mate.

Vote Birkett in 2010.

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