Independent, Incumbent McHenry Township Supervisor Has 67 Vote Lead Over Republican Steve Verr with 8 Precincts Outstanding

Incumbent McHenry Township Supervisor Craig Adams, running as an Independent, has 3,256 votes to Republican Steve Verr’s 3,188 in the race for McHenry Township Supervisor. The County Clerk’s web site reports results from eight precincts still need to be added … Continue reading

McHenry Township Independents for Supervisor & Road Commissioner Make Mailings

The Friend of McHenry County Blog who sent me images of the following two mailings thought they were for the same candidate before examining them closely. They are for Craig Adams, Independent candidate for McHenry Township Supervisor, and Jim Condon, … Continue reading

McHenry Independents Seek Support with Mailing

A Friend of McHenry County Blog sent me photos of a mailing from those running for McHenry Township office as Independents. The former Republicans, who got outmaneuvered by the new folks who took control of the McHenry Township Republican Party … Continue reading

Second Mailing from McHenry Township’s “Real” Republican Candidates

Who are the “real” Republicans? That what’s voters may ask themselves after reading the second mailing from the official Republican candidates. Here is the second mailing from those Republicans who are running against a slate of Independents all of the … Continue reading

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

Early McHenry Signs for April Election

With McHenry Township Republicans having used the caucus method to select candidates and the incumbent Republicans running as independents, there is no February 28th primary election there. All the contests will be decided on April 4th. Signs have started popping … Continue reading

Craig Adams Arguments for Kicking GOP McHenry Township Clerk Candidate Dan Aylward Off the Ballot

McHenry Township Supervisor Craig Adams filed a complaint against the candidacy of Dan Alyward, nominated without opposition at the McHenry Township Republican Central Committee Caucus. Adams, who is running as an Independent for the job to which he was appointed … Continue reading

Republican Candidates for McHenry Township Clerk & Trustee Kicked Off the Ballot

In what reminded me of the wrestling tag team matches I used the watch as a kid, two McHenry Township Electoral Boards voted to remove the GOP caucus-nominated Republican Party candidates for Township Clerk and Trustee from the April 4th election … Continue reading

McHenry Township Electoral Boards Make No Decision, Except to Delay

Various configurations of the McHenry Township Electoral Board, configured carefully by Township Attorney James G. Militello III to avoid direct conflicts of interest, met over a four-hour period on Wednesday. Arguments were made on two cases, one brought by Township … Continue reading

Steve Verr Claims Craig Adams Has Too Few Petition Signatures

Besides attacking Township Supervisor Craig Adams’ Independent petitions on the basis that Adams is not an Independent, Republican opponent is saying that Adams has too few signatures. In the third count of his objection, Verr points out that 355 valid … Continue reading

Steve Verr Says Craig Adams Should Be Off the Ballot as Independent Because He Did Not Resign from the Republican Party

McHenry County Republican Party candidate for McHenry Township Supervisor Steve Verr has filed a 51-page challenge to the appointed Township Supervisor Craig Adams beinf on the ballot as an “Independent.” It contains three counts, the first of which was published … Continue reading

GOP McHenry Township Supervisor Candidate Steve Verr Challenges Petitions of Incumbent Supervisor Craig Adams, Appointed as a Republican, But Running as an “Indpendent”

The petition filing of appointed McHenry Township Supervisor Craig Adams have been challenged by Republican Supervisor candidate Steven Robert Verr. Verr writes that he is filing the challenge “because of his sincere, abiding and straightforward desire of seeing to it … Continue reading

Selection of McHenry Township GOP Candidates Getting Interesting

The McHenry Township Republican Central Committee met, but were one vote short of a quorum. At that meeting both the appointed Township Supervisor Craig Adams and the appointed Township Clerk Marsha Nelson misquoted the law that State Senator Jack Schaffer … Continue reading

McHenry Township Criticized for Revolving Door Appointments

Former McHenry High School Board member Ned Neumann lives on an unincorporated road on the Fox River. To put it quite mildly, he is dissatisfied with the level of cooperation of McHenry Township Road Commissioner Leon Van Every. Here’s is … Continue reading

MCC Board Follows Northwest Herald’s Advice, Kicks Vicky Smith’s Contract Renewal Down Road to Last Day in Office for Three Members

I wish I had managed to make it to the McHenry County College Board meeting earlier. From what Woodstock Advocate blogger Gus Philpott said in the public comment section of the meeting, the room was packed with college employees when … Continue reading

McHenry and Grafton Township Republican Parties Elect Officers

As the McHenry County Republican Central Committee prepares to organize for the next two years tonight at D’Andrea’s in Crystal Lake, word has reached McHenry County Blog that McHenry Township and Grafton Township. McHenry Township’s GOP held its organization meeting … Continue reading

Rick Mack to Head McHenry Township Republicans

The McHenry Township Republican Central Committee organized February 15th. Here is the leadership team that was selected: Chairman: Rick Mack Vice Chairman: Kathleen Kuchta Secretary: Marsha Nelson Treasurer: Craig Adams 8th Congressional District Committeeman Gene Dawson, 8th Congressional District Republican … Continue reading