Algonquin Township Board – The Times They Are a Changin’

As I reported eight days ago, Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller, unopposed for re-election, was trying to take control of the Algonquin Township Board.  Maybe I should say “keep control.” He contributed $1,000 to Marc Munaretto in his campaign … Continue reading

Salary Hikes THE Issue in Algonqnuin Township Trustee Race

Four of seven candidates will be nominated in the Algonquin Township Republican primary election on Tuesday. Since the deadline for the Democratic Party to nominate candidates by caucus passed December 4, 2012, whoever wins the GOP primary in Algonquin Township … Continue reading

Irene Napier Pens Support of Pro-Life Candidates in Algonquin & Nunda Townships

Look what I found distributed by the Crystal Lake Tea Party: REMINDER OF TOWNSHIP ELECTIONS ON TUESDAY. THIS IS THE CLOSEST GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATION WE HAVE. BE SURE TO VOTE! For what it is worth here are my personal recommendations for … Continue reading

When Your Opponents’ Supporters Lie About You…

That’s the question candidates face if they are doing well. The latest lie to reach my ears came from Fox River Grove. A citizen was told that Larry Emery and Melissa Sanchez had voted to raise their own salaries on … Continue reading

The Bob Miller Slate

On January 10th, Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s Political Action Committee gave $1,000 to Supervisor candidate Marc Munaretto. You read it here. You may remember the slate of four candidates sign that popped up on the Cary-Algonquin blacktop. I … Continue reading

Slate Makes Itself Know in Algonquin Township

The long-rumored slate of Dan Shea Lowell Cutsforth Neils Kruse Bill Bligh popped up on some lawns recently. Shea and Cutsforth are currently on the Algonquin Township Board. Both voted to raise township salaries and, with the help of a … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Republicans Gear Up for a Fight

Only Township Assessor Bob Kunz and Road Commissioner Bob Miller managed to avoid a challenge in the late February Republican Party Primary Election. Township Supervisor Dianne Klemm is being challenged by Township Clerk Marc Munaretto. Two are running for the … 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

Same Ol’, Same Ol’ for County GOP

The leadership team of the McHenry County Republican Central Committee will be the same as it has been the last two years. State Rep. Mike Tryon of Crystal Lake continues as Chairman. Vice Chairwoman will be McHenry’s Kathy Kuchta. Harvard’s … Continue reading