McHenry Township GOP Mailing Pounds at Appointment Replacements

The McHenry County Township Republican Party, under new leadership after the last two elections, is running a slate of non-incumbents against incumbents who were mainly appointed to their positions. The first part of the contest was a GOP caucus (instead … Continue reading

Tribune Puts End of Miller Dynasty on Front Page

The upset victory of McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser over incumbent Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Bob Miller was featured on the bottom of the Chicago Tribune’s front page on Monday. Reporter Robert McCoppin noted, “His victory represents a backlash … Continue reading

Establishment Loses 4th Primary

Time was that the laying on of hands to a candidate by elected officials was considered a benefit. Maybe it still is. But not so much. Challenger Andrew Gasser defeated long-time incumbent Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller by 145 … Continue reading

Candidates Joe Walsh’s Walsh Freedom Successfully Endorsed

Former Congressman and WIND Talk Show Host Joe Walsh has a group called Walsh Freedom. It endorsed candidates in the Algonquin and Nunda Township Republican Primary Elections. In Walsh Freedom’s Sunday newsletter appeared the following: Congratulations to the following candidates … Continue reading

Nepotism Topples Top Illinois Township Official

In an eerie echo of the defeat of long-time McHenry Township Assessor Carol Perschke four years ago by Democrat Mary Mahady, 24-year Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller was defeated by McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser in Tuesday’s Republican … Continue reading

Final Unofficial Results Show Lutzow for Supervisor, Gasser for Road Commissioner and Lukasik for Clerk in Algonquin Township

The McHenry County Clerk posts the following results for 5,013 (number of votes for Supervisor) Algonquin Township ballots under the heading “Unofficial Results – All Precincts Reporting”: Supervisor CHARLES A LUTZOW, JR (REP) 2,630 52.46% ELLEN BRADY MUELLER (REP) 2,366 … Continue reading

5,013 in Algonquin Show No Shift in Who’s Leading

The 5,014 votes is what was counted so far in the Supervisor’s race. Chuck Lutzow leads Ellen Brady Mueller by 264 votes. It seems most people were most interested in the Algonquin Township Road Commissioner’s race. Counted so far are … Continue reading

4,071 Votes in Algonquin Township Have Lutzow, Gasser, Lukasik Leading for Supervisor, Road Commissioner & Clerk

With 4,071 votes counted in the Algonquin Township Supervisor’s vote, Chuck Lutzow is leading Ellen Brady Mueller by 283 votes. He has 53.3% of the ballots counted. For Highway Commissioner, Andrew Gasser is shown in first place for the first … Continue reading

1,352 Votes from Algonquin Township

The County Clerk has posted the following results for 1,352 (number of votes for Supervisor) Algonquin Township ballots presumably for other precincts: Supervisor CHARLES A LUTZOW, JR (REP) 736 54.44% ELLEN BRADY MUELLER (REP) 612 45.27% Clerk KAREN LUKASIK (REP) … Continue reading

Results from Algonquin 7 & 19 + 986 from Elsewhere

Two precincts in the northwest corner of McHenry County gave majorities to those recommended by Algonquin Township Road Commissioner candidate Andrew Gasser. Paper ballot results for contested races in Algonquin 7 (my precinct): Supervisor Chuck Lutzow- 35 Ellen Brady – … Continue reading

One-Two Punch Against Gasser, For Miller in Monday’s Mailboxes

In today’s mail arrived two pieces regarding the Algonquin Township Road Commissioner’s race. On top was a negative postcard about challenger Andrew Gasser from something called “PSAG PAC.” Typing that into Google produces nothing. No information found at the Illinois … Continue reading

Liberty PAC Goes Local Attacking Bob Miller’s Candidacy for Algonquin Township Road Commissioner

Liberty PAC, controlled by Dan Proft, entered local politics in McHenry County with a negative mailing aimed at the re-election of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller. Miller is being challenged by McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasseer. You can … Continue reading

Walsh Endorses in Township Primaries

Former Congressman Joe Walsh, now a radio talk show host for WIND 560 AM radio starting at 5 PM weekdays, has an organization called Walsh Freedom. He keeps in touch with supporters via the internet and periodic gatherings at his … Continue reading

Dueling GOP Slates Emerge in Algonquin Township

The rival candidates for Algonquin Township Road Commission have distributed literature telling voters which candidates they support for various offices. Incumbent Bob Miller has endorsed the following: Note that Miller endorses four Trustee candidates.  Should Miller resign and his candidates … Continue reading

Pro-Life PAC Endorsements in Algonquin Township

Not only did the Pro-Life Victory Committee endorse candidates in the Nunda Township Republican Primary Election, but it also did so in Algonquin Township. Endorsed are Chuck Lutzow – Supervisor Melissa Sanchez-Fischer – Clerk Andrew Gasser – Highway Commissioner David … Continue reading

Algonquin Township’s Hot GOP Road Commissioner Race Mailings

Long-time incumbent Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Bob Miller is being challenged by McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser in Tuesday’s Republican Primary Election. Mailings can be seen below (if I have missed any, please send them to me): This post … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Candidates Receiving Big Contributions

The hottest race in the Algonquin Township Republican Primary is that for Algonquin Township Road Commissioner. McHenry County Blog has previously published campaign disclosure data.  It showed incumbent Road Commissioner Bob Miller with way more money than challenger McHenry County … Continue reading