Independents vs. Republicans, One Win in Five in Last Five Months

With Jim Harrison deciding that he is going to run as an Independent in the McHenry County Sheriff’s race next year, it’s time to look at what has happened in the recent past when Independents ran against Republicans. The most … Continue reading

NWH Editor Concludes Madigan Contributions to Dee Beaubien Might Lead to Madigan for Speaker Vote

Northwest Herald Editor Dan McCaleb evaluates Independent Dee Beaubien’s likelihood of voting for Democrat Mike Madigan for House Speaker today. Read his conclusion: “Do you think the most powerful politician in Illinois would give so much money to an “independent” … Continue reading