Breaking News Bar
updated: 12/30/2013 3:03 PM

Roskam, Truax, Cross headline Palatine GOP event

Success - Article sent! close
Daily Herald report

U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, U.S. Senate candidate Doug Truax and Illinois Treasurer candidate Tom Cross will be among the guests Saturday, Jan. 4 when the Palatine Township Republican Organization (PTRO) holds its regular monthly meeting.

The meeting takes place at 9 a.m. at the PTRO office, 839 N. Quentin Road in Palatine. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

Truax, of Downers Grove, is running against state Sen. Jim Oberweis of Sugar Grove, Kane County regional school board member Chad Koppie of Gilberts and Air Force veteran William Lee of Rockton in March's Republican primary. The winner will challenge Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin in the November general election. Cross is running to replace Treasurer Dan Rutherford, who is running for governor.

The Palatine Township Republican Organization holds their monthly general meeting on the first Saturday of the month. For more information on the organization, membership, any of their sponsored events or to join their email newsletter visit their website at, call (847) 496-7871 or email

Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.