Rachael Lawrence Kicking Off Algonquin Township Trustee Campaign Day Trump Sworn In

A newcomer to the polltical arena, Rachael Lawrence, is kicking off her campaign for Algonquin Township Trustee at Crystal Lake’s Pablo’s Restaurant from 11-3 on Friday, Janduay 20th. That’s when Donald Trump is being sworn in as President of the … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Electoral Board Keeps Chuck Lutzow and Dan Shea on Feb. 28th GOP Primary Ballot

By a vote of 3-0, members of the Algonquin Township Electoral Board voted to keep Township Supervisor Chuck Lutzow and Trustee Dan Shea on the Republican Party Primary ballot. Three attorneys comprised the board: Jeremy Shaw of Woodstock Camile Goodwin … Continue reading

Dems Running Dominque Miller for Algonquin Township Trustee

“One out of four” will be the message of Algnoquin Township Democrats in the April township election. At a private home in Cary, Algonquin Township Democrats held their caucus last Tuesday. Dominque Miller, who ran unsuccessfully for the McHenry County … 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

Algonquin Township GOP Candidates

Here are the people who have filed to run in the Republican Primary Election for Algonquin Township office: Supervisor Charles A. Lutzow, Jr. Ellen M. Brady (Mueller) Highway Commissioner Robert J. Miller Andrew Gasser Clerk Karen Lukasik Melissa A. Sanchez-Fisher … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Dems Planning Caucus to Select Trustee Candidate(s)

From Algonquin Township Clerk Chuck Lutzow: The Algonquin Township Democratic party will Caucus December 6 2016 at 7:00 pm. Location 85 Fairfield Lane, Cary, IL 60013. [85 Fairfield Lane is the home of unsuccessful District 1 County Board candidate Kerri … Continue reading

Algonquin Township’s Salaries Go Still Higher

Last month, the Algonquin Township Board raised salaries for its elected officials. The all-Republican Township Board voted to increase pay by 1.5%. The vote was 3-2 with Supervisor Dianne Klemm joining with Trustees Dan Shay and Russ Cardelli voting in … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s Comments for the Republican Party Meeting on Nepotism

Here are the comments of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller that Township Trustee Larry Emery read at Miller’s request to the the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee meeting Tuesday night. Afterward, the Committee extensively debated a resolution opposing nepotism … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Trustee Larry Emery Pleads for April 8th Attendance at Annual Town Meeting

All seventeen of McHenry County’s townships hold their meetings at the same time and date, but all townships’ officials don’t encourage people to attend. Not that regular folks have much power, but they did in Grafton Township when the members … Continue reading

Salary Hikes THE Issue in Algonqnuin Township Trustee Race

Four of seven candidates will be nominated in the Algonquin Township Republican primary election on Tuesday. Since the deadline for the Democratic Party to nominate candidates by caucus passed December 4, 2012, whoever wins the GOP primary in Algonquin Township … Continue reading

Irene Napier Pens Support of Pro-Life Candidates in Algonquin & Nunda Townships

Look what I found distributed by the Crystal Lake Tea Party: REMINDER OF TOWNSHIP ELECTIONS ON TUESDAY. THIS IS THE CLOSEST GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATION WE HAVE. BE SURE TO VOTE! For what it is worth here are my personal recommendations for … Continue reading

22-Year Old Algonquin Township Trustee Candidate Melissa Sanchez Takes Offense at Smear Campaign

An email sent by recent University of Illinois at Springfield college graduate (who has a job) Melissa Sanchez.  She interned in House Republican Leader Tom Cross’ office. Dear Neighbors, It has come to my attention that some constituents of Algonquin … Continue reading

When Your Opponents’ Supporters Lie About You…

That’s the question candidates face if they are doing well. The latest lie to reach my ears came from Fox River Grove. A citizen was told that Larry Emery and Melissa Sanchez had voted to raise their own salaries on … Continue reading

Lake in the Hills’ Melissa Sanchez Running for Algonquin Township Trustee

A press release from Melissa Sanchez, a candidate for one of four Republican nominations for Algonquin Township Trustee follows. Before I reproduce it, I observe that after Republicans lost the Presidential election, many political commentators advised the GOP had to … Continue reading

Crystal Lake’s Larry Emery Running for Algonquin Township Trustee

A press release from Crystal Lake’s Larry Emery, who is running in the Republican primary election for Algonquin Township Trustee: Emery to be Walking for Algonquin Township Trustee Announcing his candidacy for Algonquin Township Trustee is Larry Emery of Crystal … Continue reading

Two More Apply for Trustee Vacancy on Algonquin Township Board

More contestants have popped up for the Algonquin Township Trustee position left open when Joe Powalowski resigned. The two are Bob Simpson from Crystal Lake Russell Cardelli from Algonquin The deadline for filing applications was April 30th. The appointment will … Continue reading

Algonquin Township GOP to Hold Primary Election to Select Next Year’s Township Candidates

Since the 1973 fiasco of a caucus conducted by the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee, McHenry County largest township has allowed voters to decide who GOP candidates for township office shall be. That was the year that first-term Assessor Forrest … Continue reading

Prediction: Linda Lance Will Get Most Votes for Algonquin Township Trustee in My Precinct

A couple of weeks ago I let the four candidates for Algonquin Township Trustee know that I was going to knock on doors in my Algonquin 7 precinct. I asked for literature to distribute. Only Linda Lance supplied me with … Continue reading