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Matthew Hartrich For Judge Representative Forum

District 109 State Representative Candidate Event

We ended the evening with another chance to hear from the District 109 State Representative Candidates. It’s always encouraging to see others involved in the community. Thank you Wabash Valley College and Farm Bureau for sponsoring these informative forums.

Matthew Hartrich For Judge White County Il

White County

We spent today in White County! Going door-to-door, we have the opportunity to hear and meet so many with unique stories. We enjoyed hearing the story of Ginny’s Diner, where my father-in-law has been dining for years. Thank you Chris, for continuing to keep a small business thriving in Illinois.  

Matthew Hartrich For Judge Wayne County

Wayne County Door to Door

Today we spent the first day of my vacation going door-to-door while the sun was shining. We enjoyed lunch at the Barb Wire Grill and even ended up on the porch of the owner of Sweet Tea and Jesus. Today was a great day!! Thank you Wayne County for the warm welcome.


Taste of the Tri-State

After going door to door, meeting great people in Wabash County all day, we were able to attend a fundraiser for the Mount Carmel CEO program. This program is a great example of empowering our young people and encouraging entrepreneurs. We were thrilled that it was such a well-supported event. Way to go Wabash County!

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Olney VFW

The Olney VFW continues to impress. Their commitment to their community does not go unnoticed. Plus, you can’t beat their tacos, especially when followed by a trip to Chilly Willy’s! 🌮🍦 #mattinmarch

Matthew Hartrich For Judge January Update

January Update

Traveling the 2nd Judicial Circuit and meeting individuals with my promise to remain a true constitutional conservative… This has truly been my pleasure and will continue to be so. 🇺🇸  

Matthew Hartrich at District 109 Candidate Forum 2020

District 109 Candidate Forum

Another informative District 109 Candidate Forum this evening. There will be one event left in Wabash County on Thursday, February 6th. All sessions have a different set of questions. I encourage you to take the opportunity to attend, if able. Primary voting is March 17th. Only 7 weeks away.  

Matthew Hartrich at the District 109 Candidate Forum

Farm Bureau Hosting District 109 Candidate Forum

Thank you to the Farm Bureau for hosting tonight’s Illinois Legislative District 109 Candidate Forum. If you’re interested in attending one of these events there will be two others sponsored by the Farm Bureau. January 28th, Olney Central College February 6th, Wabash Valley College  


9th Annual Men Cooking for CASA

The 9th Annual “Men Cooking for CASA” event is a well organized, enjoyable, and successful fundraiser in Jefferson County. CASA is a program of volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children in need of safe, permanent homes. These volunteers are highly-trained and appointed by the Family Court. The CASA advocate is often one of the only constants in the life of the child during their time of need. As a State’s Attorney who has …


Illinois Patriots

Thank you to the Illinois Patriots for hosting Cobbler & Coffee in Carmi today. This event was a great opportunity to discuss issues we’re currently facing in Illinois!  

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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