Glen Swanson Elected Chairman of Algonquin Township Republican Party

Republican Precinct Committee in Algonquin Township elected Algonquin’s Glen Swanson to replace Andrew Gasser as Party Chairman. Here are his comments: For the last couple of years I have been the Precinct 62 Committeeman. As Precinct Committeeman my focus has … Continue reading

Andrew Gasser Resigns GOP Positions

While I was at Oberlin College my favorite professor was Aaron Wildavsky. He is best known for having written “The Politics of the Budgetary Process.” But he wrote another book about community power. I can’t find its title, but it … Continue reading

County Board Member Andrew Gasser Stepping Down to Take Highway Commissioner Post

At the end of the last McHenry County Board meeting, McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser announced that he would resign prior to taking office as Algonquin Township Road Commissioner on May 15th. He said he “didn’t want to be … Continue reading

Algonquin Township GOP Endorses in MCC, D155 Races, Plus Only One Republican Candidate for Township Trustee

Here is what was delivered to my mailbox today: It is a sample ballot from the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee. For the first time the Republican Party is officially endorsing candidates running in non-partisan races. Apparently, the party has … Continue reading

Bob Miller Adopts Andrew Gasser’s Map of Algonquin Township Roads

Last week Andrew Gasser posted a map of all the township roads on his website and Bob Miller has followed suit and posted the identical map.  However, when one clicks on the map on the official township page there is an error. Gasser … Continue reading

Roskam, McConchie, McSweeney Headline Algonquin Republican Luncheon

6th District Congressman Peter Roskam was the highest Republican Party official to speak to the Algonquin Township Republican Party luncheon at D’Andrea’s Saturday. He did what I enjoy most from a congressman. He provided insight into what he does while … Continue reading

Roskam to Headline Algonquin GOP Brunch Sat., Oct. 22nd

Here’s the invitation from the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee: Congressman Peter Roskam will be the guest speaker. The party is requesting RSVPs so they can accurately plan the correct number of meals to be prepared and all are welcome … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Republicans Schedule Debate Party for Sunday, October 9th

From Algonquin Township Republican Party Chairman Andrew Gasser: We at the Algonquin Township Republican Party Leadership team are excited to announce we will be having a debate watch party for the second debate on Sunday, October 9th. We will kick … Continue reading

October 22nd Fundraiser Will Finance Algonquin Township Election Efforts

A message from Algonquin Township Republican Party Chairman Andrew Gasser: The Algonquin Township Republican Party 2016 Victory Luncheon It is with great excitement and pleasure that we on the Algonquin Township Republican Leadership Team are announcing our fall fundraiser! The … Continue reading

Nunda Township Opts for Republican Township Primary Election

At the Nunda Township Republican Central Committee meeting last week, the Precinct Committeemen voted to hold a primary election to select who will run for Nunda Township office on the GOP ticket, according to Township GOP Chairman Joe Gottemoller. That … Continue reading

Republicans in the Algonquin Parade

Some of the Republicans in Algonquin’s Founders Day Parade have been covered in the article about the incumbents that rode in the dignitary part of the event. One, newly-appointed State Senator Dan McConchie, probably was in that parade element. But … Continue reading