There were thirty people who waged write-in campaigns for Republican Precinct Committeeman.
This is an attempt to put all of the results in one place.
Here are the results of Mickey Barnas’ campaign.
Joe Stecker’s success in Algonquin 19 has already been reported, but you can see the results below:
In Algonquin 34, two men–Gary Verdung and Nathaniel Gainer–signed up to run as write-ins, but neither put on much of a campaign. As you can see below, neither got the required ten votes to become Precinct Committeeman.
In Algonquin 50, Thomas Kantner signed up to run a write-in campaign, but the results don’t show him getting any votes.
In Coral Township Precinct 3, Chuck Ruth racked up 35 votes to get election Precinct Committeeman.
Election night I predicted there were enough write-in votes for Mike Skala to be elected. Turns out I was correct.
In Grafton 4, Sharon Bills signed up as a write-in candidate, but didn’t get the necessary ten votes.
In Grafton 8, incumbent Precinct Committeeman Carolyn Schofield didn’t file a petition for Precinct Committeeman, but decided to run a write-in campaign. So did former Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Milliman.
Schofield beat Milliman by seven votes.
Pam Fender was unable to win the office of Grafton Township Supervisor running as a Republican, but she did get enough votes to be elected Precinct Committeeman in Grafton 8.
Rob LaPorta, former Grafton Township Trustee did not do well enough to be elected GOP Precinct Committeeman. He got seven of the required ten votes.
Kenneth Cabay ran a successful write-in campaign in Grafton 18.
Political consultant Joe Calomino ran for Precinct Committeeman as a write-in candidate in Grafton 25.
Karen Filpi ran as a write-in candidate for Precinct Committeeman in Grafton 29 and won.
In Greenwood Township’s Precinct 4, Ronald Zieman registered as a write-in candidate for GOP Committeeman. The County Clerk’s web site says he received no votes.
In Marengo 2, Mayor Don Lockhart ran a successful write-in campaign for Precinct Committeeman.
In McHenry 13, Neal Schepler ran a successful write-in campaign, too. He is the incumbent Precinct Committeeman.
Lewis F. Matuszewich of McHenry 24 is the next candidate on my list of Precinct Committeeman write-ins. He is another incumbent who did not file a petition. He got six votes, four short of the ten he needed to continue in the office.
Long-time Oakwood Hills Precinct Committeeman Bernie Narusis didn’t file a petition to run for Precinct Committeeman. He did decide to run as a write-in candidate.
Larry Cannon ran as a write-in in Nunda 10. He won.
Gina LeFevour, who lives in Seneca Township Precinct 2, ran a successful write-in campaign in the precinct where the current Committeeman is County Board Mary McCann.