Algonquin Township Road District Workers Join Local 150 of Operating Engineers

When public officials lose their election, things change. In the case of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s loss to McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser, not only was there a lot of publicity and statewide shock at the Township … 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

GOP Seeks Applicants to Fill Gasser Spot on County Board

McHenry County Reublican Party Chairman Sandra Salgado asks those who wish to replace District 1 County Board member on the County Board to submit the following to her: Resume and brief summary of political participation outlining involvement over the past … Continue reading

Road Commissioner Sets Bid Opening for Street Sweeper Purchase and Sales of Trucks & Trailer

Not in focus is the photo below of an ad published by Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller for a new street sweeper: The bids will be opened Wednesday, April 26th, at 4 PM. He has also asked for bids … 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

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

Target Practice, Then Car Demolition Near Algonquin Township Road District

Andrew Gasser, challenger to incumbent Bob Miller, has posted an eight minute video on his web site of men shooting at a car in front of a pile of gravel and, then, destroying it with what appears to be a … 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