Presidential Debate Party in Algonquin

Hosted by Chris Yaeger, a Presidential Debate Party will be held at the Riverview Restaurant on Route 31 in Algonquin on Monday, September 26th. Details are below: Meet and Greet: Chad Koppie, candidate for U.S. Senate with the Constitution Party … Continue reading

Republicans in the Lake in the Hills Parade

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog showed the Lake in the Hills Parade entry for Democrats. Today, let’s look at Republicans. An old truck carrying a sign for GOP State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally was first. Right behind off to the north … 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

Andrew Gasser’s Team Wins Control of Algonquin Township GOP

There was a long count before the weighted votes of Algonquin Township Republican Precinct Committeemen were reconciled. Election of party leaders is not one Precinct Committeeman, one vote. Each elected Committeeman is allowed to cast a vote that equals the … Continue reading

Chris Yaeger Seeks To Continue as Algonquin Township Republican Party Chairman

The following email was sent by Algonquin Township Republican Chairman Chris Yaeger: Dear Precinct Committeemen, I am writing to ask for your vote to retain me as Chairman of the Algonquin Township Republican Party on Wednesday, April 6th.  My mission … Continue reading

Demetri Makes Fourth Mailing

In the fourth mailing on behalf of his candidacy for Circuit Court Judge, Demetri Tsilimigras unrolls a list of endorsements. On the address side, he promises to “adhere to the highest ethical standards and enforce the law equally–without prejudice, bias … Continue reading

Dan Wilbrandt Fundraiser

While your McHenry County Blogster cowered from the cold last night putting up banner ads for Circuit Court candidate Demetri Tsilimigras and State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally, a Friend of McHenry County Blog was taking photos and gathering the information … Continue reading

80 Attend Algonquin Township GOP Fundraiser

A Friend of McHenry County Blog who attended last Thursday night’s Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee in Algonquin sent in the following description of the event, plus photos. The Algonquin Township Republicans hosted a well-attended “Red Carpet Gala” Fundraiser at … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Schedules Invitation Only Fundraiser

Because of where it is being held, the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee is requiring those attending its next fundraiser to be invited. Such invitations to the $35 Savour Art Gallery in Algonquin may be obtained by emailing Christina Myers … Continue reading

What Questions Would You Like Candidates to Answer?

Several commenters have expressed frustration at the screening process at League of Women Voters forums. I can’t tell you how frustrated I was when a question I submitted asking whether each candidate would vote to hike property taxes ended up … Continue reading

Republicans Interviewing Those Wanting to Take Ken Koehler’s County Board Seat

Five southeastern McHenry County Republicans will interview five people who want to be appointed. Those on the interview team are Chris Yaeger, Chairman of the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committe Paul Serwatka, Chairman of the Grafton Township Republican Central Committee … Continue reading

Cruz Wins Algonquin Township GOP Straw Poll

About fifty people attended the Presidential Debate Party at Moretti’s in Lake in the Hills on Wednesday night. Thirty-five participated in the straw poll. Announcing the results Township Republican Party Chairman Chris Yaeger said, I’m proud to announce than no … Continue reading

LITH GOP Debate Party for First 60 to RSVP

The Algonquin Township Republican Party will hold a Presidential Debate Party at Moretti’s in Lake in the Hills on September 16th. Only sixty people are able to fit into the room, so the first sixty to say they are coming … Continue reading

Sandra Salgado Heads New McHenry County Republican Party Leadership Team

The vote was 12,153 to 8,703 in the contest between McHenry County Board member Sandra Salgado and Mark Daniel, Vice Chairman of the Republican Central Committee and Chairman of Nunda Township’s Central Committee. A victory margin of 3,450 votes. (Each … Continue reading

Reformers Win Control of Algonquin Township GOP

By an almost 2-1 margin, a coalition dominated by Republican Precinct Committee elected for the first time this spring took control of the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee Monday night. Meeting at the Algonquin Township garage complex room next to … Continue reading