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Matthew Hartrich For Judge

Election Results Update

Hello friends! We’ve been contacted by numerous supporters inquiring about the election results. We apologize for keeping you waiting. WOW- what a close race!!! After we double-checked each counties reported results from last night, I am ahead by 106 votes! In true transparency, we also called each of the 12 counties to check for absentee Republican ballots. There appear to be 99 total Republican ballots still out. These ballots will be added to the total …

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University of Illinois

I am proud to have graduated in the top 3% of my class from the University of Illinois. My dedication and commitment to education has always been of great importance to me. After being an attorney for nearly the last 20 years, the plaque in the library with my name still remains. I was able to take Lisa to the University of Illinois several years ago to tour the campus. This picture is from that …

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Thank you to our police officers

As State’s Attorney, I’ve had the opportunity to work with police officer David Houser for the last few years. David works on the force in Albion and Oblong. Thank you for making the choice to protect and serve and for your support in my campaign.


One Week Left!

We are just one week away from the Primary Election Day! If you won’t be able to make it out on March 17th, you can vote early now. Early voting is open until March 16 at your local County Clerk’s office. If you are not yet registered, it’s not too late! See your County Clerk, to register and vote on the same visit. If you plan to vote on March 17th, use this link below …

Chamber of Commerce Awards

Robinson Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet

The Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet did an excellent job of recognizing the outstanding contributions of many individuals in Crawford County this evening. It’s no surprise that this community pulls together when needs arise. Thank you to all for giving your gift of time… it can’t be bought.  


Qualified by Illinois Right to Life Action

Being found qualified by Illinois Right to Life Action is an honor. I was the only At Large Circuit Judge candidate in the Second Circuit to be recognized as qualified. I would appreciate your support in the upcoming Republican primary by voting for Matthew Hartrich for Circuit Judge on March 17th.🇺🇸 Illinois Right to Life Action link  

White County Annual 4-H Support Committee Fundraiser

White County Annual 4-H Support Committee Fundraiser

The White County Annual 4-H Support Committee Fundraiser was a huge success this evening, with several hundred in attendance! The funds raised are used to purchase awards, fund trips, aid in enrollment cost and more. Great to have the support of CR Sloan, Donna Rankin and Darrell, and Beth Staller.

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Kiwanis 29th Annual Pancake Day

Great to see Mayor Brent and Angelique Maguire of Fairfield at the 29th Kiwanis Annual Pancake Day this morning. We appreciate your friendship.

Matthew Hartrich NHCS Binga Extravaganza

Crawford County NHCS Binga Extravaganza

Wow! It was a great evening in Crawford County. Nearly 300 people came out to support New Hebron Christian School at their Binga Extravaganza. New Hebron has been providing an option for Christian education since 1976.  


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Vote Matthew Hartrich for At Large Circuit Judge on March 17th, 2020. ☘️ Your Constitutional Conservative ready to serve! Thank you for sharing.

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Matthew Hartrich is a Republican candidate for At Large Circuit Judge in the Second Judicial Circuit of Illinois. He would appreciate your vote on March 17, 2020