Independents vs. Republicans, One Win in Five in Last Five Months

With Jim Harrison deciding that he is going to run as an Independent in the McHenry County Sheriff’s race next year, it’s time to look at what has happened in the recent past when Independents ran against Republicans. The most … Continue reading

Al Zielinski Endorsed by Mike Tryon, Erin Smith & Tom Poznanski

A press release from the Republican Party candidate for Grafton Township Assessor, Al Zielinski: Alan Zielinski, Republican nominee for Grafton Township Assessor, announces major endorsements. VILLAGE OF LAKEWOOD, IL (March 25, 2013) – Alan Zielinski, Republican nominee for Grafton Township … Continue reading

McHenry Township Republicans Running as a Slate, Will Grafton and Nunda?

Why is that news? Don’t Republicans support other Republicans on the ballot? There was no Republican primary election in McHenry Township and all of those running for office seem to be on the same page. Unified. At least that’s what … Continue reading

Grafton Township Assessor Candidate Al Zielinski Making Mailing

And, here’s what it looks like: Alan Zielinski for Grafton Township Assessor Dear fellow Grafton Township neighbor,I’m running for Grafton Township Assessor and ask for your vote on February 26th. You deserve accurate property assessments. For too long Grafton Township … Continue reading

Anonymous Supporter of Grafton Township Assessor Bill Ottley Takes on Challenger Al Zielinski, Al Replies

Bill Ottley’s secret admirer provides this criticism on Al Zielinski’s opposition to Ottley for Grafton Township Assessor in the First Electric Newspaper: September 1, 2012 4:00 PM Anonymous said… The current Assessor, Mr. Ottley, has been doing a great job … Continue reading

Alan Zielinski Running for Grafton Township Assessor

Incumbent Grafton Township Assessor Bill Ottley told me he was running for re-election a couple of months ago. Now, he has an opponent named Alan Zielinski. His press release is below: Alan Zielinski Announces Candidacy for Grafton Township Assessor Lakewood … Continue reading