Survey of Republican Primary Voters Shows Rutherford with Strong Lead

Remember that poll I wrote about getting yesterday? Turns out it was not from a candidate. The “Mark” recorded the questions for Battleground Polling. Here are some results. Looking at the 2014 Illinois Republican Party candidates for Governor, who would … Continue reading

Another Statewide GOP Candidate Seeking Political Information

Mark called me about noon with nine questions about the upcoming Republican primary election. First, he wanted to know whether I considered myself a Republican. Next, he wanted to know what faction (although he didn’t use that term). First was … Continue reading

Tribune-WGN Poll Shows Governors’ Races Tightening

As I suggested after I got Mary Pat’s call on behalf of Andy McKenna earlier today, the race for the Republican nomination for governor has narrowed down to three candidates: Andy McKenna – 19% Jim Ryan – 18% Kirk Dillard … Continue reading

So, Who Has How Much in the Governor’s Race?

In the governor’s race, here are the figures offered up by Adrian G. Uribarri in Chicago Current: Pat Quinn: $3.15 million in receipts, $2.36 million in expenditures and $1.5 million in available funds at the close of the period Dan … Continue reading

Jim Ryan Chickens Out

News reports said that former Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Jim Ryan wanted the coveted last spot who vastly out-polled my Libertarian Party candidacy but succumbed to serial liar Rod Blagojevich chickened out today. Again. As I have … Continue reading

The Political Part of the Nunda Township Republican Picnic

Yesterday McHenry County Blog concentrated on the fun kids had at Crystal Lake’s Nunda Township Republican Picnic. Today, we’ll look at political activities. Going toward the food and drink, one could not miss Brent Smith. He was collecting petition signatures … Continue reading

Polling for Governor Last Week

April 14th, a pollster called one of McHenry County Blog’s friends in Algonquin. Here’s my contact’s description of the phone call: She said she was located in Asia and representing Western Wats. I tried to jot down her questions, not … Continue reading