Boys State-ment (Citizen generated News)

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    Farewell My Fellow Citizens

    Well gentleman, this week has finally come to an end. As we say our good byes and ponder all the great memories that we have made, I want to ask all of you a questions. What was something that you actually took away from this program that will change your view on the future. How […]

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    Emergency Media Mischief

    In a wild turn of events, the state election results have been quite a rollercoaster for our candidates. We have witnessed a write-in candidate win the governor’s position for the second time in Illinois Boys State history. David Nkansah Stole the election with a whopping 261 votes. We have also come to a tie in […]

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    Gazza City Public Works Project

    Earlier today, I witnessed the construction of a public works project in Gazza City, Gleason County. Construction started after the room of a counselor was deemed a health hazard, then became condemned as unsafe to enter. After the room had been sectioned off, it was decided by several citizens that a memorial would be erected […]

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    State Party Primary Elections

    Both the Nationalist and Federalist party primary elections were held today before lunch. Each party had many, many candidates for every office and every single one gave very, very compelling speeches. Although many candidates displayed all the qualities necessary for governorship, only one candidate for every position could be filled.   The Federalist nominees are […]

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    Citizen News Report

    Today was voting day for the state primaries! The results are in, so be sure to check them out on the Illinois Boys State website, under live updates, elections.   In other news, the orations on Abraham Lincoln were also due today. Essays are due tomorrow. With a $2000 scholarship on the line, these activities […]

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    Election Interjections

    The 2017 Illinois Premier Boy’s State is currently in its fourth day of administration and there have been many elections and many candidates that have ran and won. With each election, comes into power a host of effective leaders that administrate and make up what this State is and represents. Every single citizen in this […]

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    Meet Illinois Premier Boys State

    Greetings and Welcome, fellow citizens, to the beginning of the 2017 Premier Illinois Boys State blog! We’ll be reporting on the daily happenings of this week, official and unofficial. Visit us for all your news needs from meal recountings to election results and debates, to other serious matters. Now lets get into some news! Yesterday […]