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Paul Schimpf Announces Carolyn Schofield as 2022 Running Mate

CRYSTAL LAKE – Today, Paul Schimpf, Republican candidate for Illinois Governor, announced Carolyn Schofield as his Lieutenant Governor and running mate. After Schimpf’s announcement, Schofield shared her enthusiasm about the ticket.
“I am honored and excited to be running with Paul as his Lieutenant Governor candidate. As a parent, I can no longer sit back and watch Illinois families face corruption in our government and danger on our streets. I’m running because Paul and I can make a difference.”
Schimpf and Schofield will clean up corruption in Illinois, keep our veterans, families, and communities safe, and grow our economy for working families. Their shared vision represents a sharp contrast from the failed policies of the Pritzker Administration, which has punished everyday Illinoisans with unaffordable taxes, surging crime, and corruption.
In the wake of J.B. Pritzker’s failures, the state needs leaders who will take responsibility, hold themselves and others accountable, and stand up to special interests. Paul Schimpf and Carolyn Schofield will provide the leadership Illinoisans deserve. They will provide common-sense conservative leadership families can trust to fix Illinois.
“Carolyn is the ideal choice to run on my ticket because she cares about all the important issues facing Illinoisians. Her priorities align with mine, and we will continue to push our Parent’s Bill of Rights to give back to parents the autonomy and respect that they never should have lost in the first place,” Schimpf said.
Today, Schimpf and Schofield kick off a statewide tour that continues through tomorrow, starting in Crystal Lake and continuing through Rock Island, Fairview Heights, and Waterloo.

About Paul Schimpf: Paul Schimpf served as a State Senator for the 58th Senate District, is a Marine Corps Veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and also served as the chief American attorney advisor to Iraqi prosecutors in the trial of Saddam Hussein. Paul and his family live in rural Monroe County.

About Carolyn Schofield: Carolyn Schofield has over 20 years of experience serving the people of Illinois. She is a member of the McHenry County Board and serves on the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. Formerly, she sat on the Crystal Lake City Council and the Crystal Lake Planning & Zoning Commission. Carolyn lives with her family in McHenry County.

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