Until the end there was no primary election in the Republican Party for District 6.
But toward the end of filing, previously announced candidate Huntley School Board member Mike Skala was standing in the McHenry County Clerk’s Office near the counter where business is transacted.
And, almost at the last minute, he filed his petitions so he could be last on the ballot.
That position is definitely worth extra votes when there are a lot of people on the ballot.
Whether it makes much difference where there four people to be elected from a list of five is debatable.
In any event, here is the order that the GOP candidates will be on the ballot:
- John Jung, Jr.
- Tina Hill
- Virginia Peschke
- Michael Rein
- Michael Skala
The four who make the cut will face incumbent Democrat Paula Yensen.