There were two 2010 candidates for McHenry County Sheriff at Republican State’s Attorney’s Lou Bianchi’s, but Republican incumbent Keith Nygren was not one of them.
You may remember I was arriving at last year’s event as Nygren was leaving. I asked him to stop for a photo, but he kept going, leaving me with this as my only image.
This year, while some of Nygren’s fervent supporters were in attendance, the Sheriff was absent.
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Nygren’s Republican primary opponent, Zane Seipler, was at the big affair though.
So was Democrat Mike Mahon. Gus Philpott, the Green Party candidate did not attend.
Mahon worked the room, as the above photo near one of the bars, indicates.
There were other courthouse luminaries present, too.
Judges Michael Caldwell and Joseph Condon were sitting together. Prominent family relations attorney Joe Gitlin from Woodstock and Edward Dean from Crystal Lake were among the attorneys there.
Former McHenry County Board member and long-time Barrington Hills Precinct Committeeman Lou Anne Majewski was at the same table as her precinct committeemen children Dr. Anne Majewski and attorney Jerome Majewski.
We had an interesting discussion about libel and slander laws, always important for a writer like me to be informed about and not bad information for others to be aware of. I found out the statute of limitations is twelve months.
Nunda Township Republican Chairman Brent Smith was chowing down near the Italian food line.
Pretty much all the anti-Linda Moore Grafton Township officials, wives, employee and even attorney Keri-Krafthefer paid to attend the affair. A couple were working the entrance table. Krafthefer bills for contacting to Bianchi’s office and the Huntley Police Department about Moore’s actions. Ancel Glink contributed last year, too.
There were all sorts of Assistant State’s Attorneys in attendance, all of whom were introduced by Bianchi, as were his other staffers.
As I was leaving I spotted the person who was probably have the most fun.