Election Challenge to State Rep. Barb Wheeler’s Last Minute Opponent Fails

Supporter of State Rep. Barb Wheeler challenged the election petitions of her last-minute Democratic Party challenger Joel Mains. Both candidates from Nunda Township, north of Crystal Lake. You can read more about the Mains’ candidacy than has been written anywhere … Continue reading

Melissa Denker Off, Will Parker & Jenna Wing On the Ballot for Republican Precinct Committeeman

Hearings by the McHenry County Officers Electoral Board were held on four challenges to Republican Precinct Committeeman petitions on Tuesday. In Dunham Township, the two candidates challenged each other’s petition legitimacy. The first was a challenge to incumbent Melissa Denker’s … Continue reading

Heisler Petition Challenge Hearing Postponed

Chairman of the Nunda Township Electoral Board Tom Palmer advises me that the challenge to Supervisor John Heisler’s petition for re-election has been postponed until 1 PM, Wednesday, December 19th, at the Nunda Township Hall. “At the electoral board hearing, we … Continue reading

Walsh’s 8th District GOP Opponents Removed from Ballot

After decisions by the Illinois State Board of Elections, 8th District Congressman Joe Walsh’s two Republican opponents have been removed from the March 20th primary ballot. Rich Evans, a CPA, who served as a GOP Precinct Committeeman in Algonquin and … Continue reading

Hearing Officer Recommends Gaffney Be On Ballot in McSweeney v. Gaffney Petition Challenge

Don’t have time to make this more than a raw copy of the Hearing Officer’s report to the Illinois State Board of Elections, but thought readers might be interested in its contents. BEFORE THE ILLINOIS STATE OFFICERS ELECTORAL BOARD David … Continue reading