My early report from the Lake County Republican Convention (which just wrapped up a little bit ago) is that current Chairman Bob Cook has won re-election over his opponent, Moraine Township GOP Chairman Lou Atsaves, by an unofficial vote total of 24,619 to 6,733. I understand that officially, though, Lou threw his votes over to Bob for a unanimous decision.
I think the Lake County Republicans were very fortunate to have two great candidates to chose from, and as far as I have heard, the contest was very honorable and professional, so I have no doubt that the Lake County GOP is going to emerge from the election stronger than ever, and ready to take on the Dems.
In other news... The Daily Herald reports that Congressman Bob Dold had a great fundraising quarter, taking in almost $600,000 (of which almost $400,000 was just in March), which brings him up to about $1.6 million in the bank -- a seven-fold cash advantage over Dem nominee Brad Schneider, who had to compete in an expensive Dem primary.
UPDATED 4/19/12 11:00 am: The Daily Herald reports here. On the Dem side, Chairman Terry Link retains his position, big shock. Once again, the Lake County Dems get the leadership they deserve.