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  • Rowe said she erred in disclosing 2001 arrest Mar 1, 2012 11:38 PM
    Danielle Rowe said she responded sincerely, and what she thought to be truthfully, when she disclosed an 11-year-old arrest on her Daily Herald candidate questionnaire. The 52nd House District GOP candidate wrote that she slapped her sister during a heated argument, but that charges were dropped. But court records show she received one-year supervision and a $342 fine for misdemeanor battery.

  • 52nd House District candidates differ on how far pension reform should go Feb 28, 2012 5:02 PM
    The three Republican candidates in the 52nd House District primary race all point to pension reform as key to a long-term budget solution in Illinois, but state Rep. Kent Gaffney, David McSweeney and Danielle Rowe differ on how far legislation should go.

  • Gaffney for House District 52, GOP Feb 24, 2012 5:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Kent Gaffney for the Republican state House 52nd District seat.

  • Bill Peterson endorses Gaffney in 52nd Feb 20, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editgor: Former state Sen. William Pterson of Long Grove has words of praise for Kent Gaffney. "I served as chairman of the Senate Revenue Committee for many years and know how well Kent was respected by all involved in the budget process," Peterson writes. "His experience and record ... make Kent the right choice to continue serving the 52nd district."

  • Second-chance candidates get their shot on March 20 Feb 15, 2012 11:42 AM
    The suburban primaries include former candidates for Congress Jim Oberweis and David McSweeney, making bids for the statehouse, as well as former Congressional candidates Tammy Duckworth and Bill Foster making another bid in different districts. What did they learn from their earlier bids, and how has that shaped their approach to their current campaigns?

  • McSweeney far outspending 52nd District House opponents Gaffney, Rowe Feb 14, 2012 6:50 PM
    If the three-way GOP primary race for the 52nd District House seat were solely based on fundraising, David McSweeney’s victory on March 20 would be all but locked up. In the fourth quarter of 2011, the Barrington Hills financial consultant collected more than $143,000, compared to $33,780 for state Rep. Kent Gaffney and $790 for challenger Danielle Rowe, according to Illinois State Board of Elections filings. His opponents say they're not worried.

  • 52nd District GOP candidates share focus on finances Feb 8, 2012 5:47 PM
    The three-way GOP primary for the 52nd District House seat formerly held by Mark Beaubien of Barrington features candidates who boast very different backgrounds, but share similar sentiments on the dire state of Illinois' finances. State Rep. Kent Gaffney, appointed last June after Beaubien's death, faces challenges from David McSweeney and Danielle Rowe.

  • Danielle Rowe: Candidate Profile Feb 10, 2012 4:03 PM
    Candidate information for Danielle Rowe, running for 52nd District Representative

  • David McSweeney: Candidate Profile Feb 10, 2012 4:03 PM
    Candidate information for David McSweeney, running for 52nd District Representative

  • Kent Gaffney: Candidate Profile Feb 10, 2012 4:03 PM
    Candidate information for Kent Gaffney, running for 52nd District Representative

  • 2 Lake County Republicans vow to stop local scholarships Jan 9, 2012 5:02 PM
    Two state lawmakers from Lake County announced Monday they’ll no longer participate in a controversial legislative scholarship program.

  • Objection dropped in 52nd District House race Dec 30, 2011 1:37 PM
    Barrington Hills consultant David McSweeney, candidate for state Representative in the 52nd District, has dropped his objection to Republican primary opponent Danielle Rowe’s nominating petitions in the interest of "time and minimizing legal fees." He still is pursuing his objection to the petitions of incumbent Rep. Ken Gaffney, appointed to replace the late Mark Beaubien of Barrington.

  • New GOP candidates for 52nd District seat Oct 11, 2011 5:50 PM
    A pair of Republicans with prior political campaigns under their belts have announced they're running for the state House 52nd District seat in 2012. Barrington Township resident David McSweeney and Island Lake resident Danielle Rowe are seeking the post formerly held by longtime Republican lawmaker Mark Beaubien, who died earlier this year.

  • Gaffney town hall tour: Oct 10, 2011 11:23 PM
    State Representative Kent Gaffney, R-Lake Barrington, has announced a Town Hall Tour in communities across the 52nd Legislative District.

  • ID theft seminars for seniors: Sep 30, 2011 4:55 PM
    Republican state Rep. Kent Gaffney of Lake Barrington will host events featuring experts in the field of identity theft from the attorney general’s office to provide information on how people nearing or in retirement can protect themselves from financial predatory schemes.

  • Veterans gather in Wauconda: Sep 26, 2011 4:44 PM
    State Rep. Cole (R-Grayslake) and state Rep. Kent Gaffney (R-Lake Barrington) are hosting an evening with Lake County veterans from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 at American Legion Post 911, 515 S. Main St., Wauconda.

  • Gaffney talks about succeeding friend Beaubien Jul 1, 2011 5:52 PM
    Newly appointed state Rep. Kent Gaffney said the possibility of his succeeding the seven-term Mark Beaubien was something Beaubien wanted to discuss with him in detail someday.

  • Mourners praise Rep. Beaubien for service, integrity at funeral Jun 10, 2011 2:31 PM
    Friends, colleagues and family remembered the late state Rep. Mark Beaubien of Barrington Hills at his funeral Friday as a man of conscience and integrity who embraced people from backgrounds and mindsets very different from his own.

  • Beaubien’s political path Jun 6, 2011 6:19 PM
    As a state representative for the past 15 years, some of Mark Beaubien’s proudest moments included spearheading seat belt enforcement initiatives, supporting civil unions legislation, and municipal pension reform.

  • Beaubien funeral set for Friday in Barrington Jun 7, 2011 11:17 AM
    The life of state Rep. Mark H. Beaubien Jr., lauded by friends and colleagues as a man of conviction who stood on principle during his 15 years in Springfield, will be celebrated Friday during a funeral in Barrington.

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