Friday, I received a campaign mailer from incumbent Crystal Lake City Councilmen Ralph Dawson and Jeff Thorsen.
The only problem is that I live in Lakewood, not Crystal Lake.
It was part of a mass mailing to “Registered Voter” to “Current Resident.”
I qualify on both counts.
The first rule of direct mail is to make sure the people you are sending it to live in the jurisdiction where you can get votes.
As I was delivering literature advising people to vote against the tax hike referendum, I saw Northwest Heralds with Lee Jennings stickers on them.
There’s a problem with that, too.
Jennings is running for Township Supervisor in Nunda, not Algonquin Township.
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When I went out to deliver more literature in my role as Algonquin Township Republican Precinct Committeeman, I saw still more Northwest Heralds with stickers promoting the Republican candidacy of Nunda Township Supervisor Lee Jennings. This time I took camera. You see what I saw below: