Democrats Fill 72 Precinct Committeeman Slots

My analysis of the information published by the McHenry County Clerk (see below) may off here or there, but what I found shows a tremendous effort on the part of the Democratic Party to build an infrastructure at the precinct level. … Continue reading

Write-Ins for Precinct Committeeman

There were many vacancies for Republican Precinct Committeeman after petitions were filed in November. There were many, many more vacancies for Democratic Precinct Committeeman. But, there is another route to this basic party office other than by petition and listing … Continue reading

Dozen File to Run as Write-ins in McHenry County, including Obama Opponent

Below are the people who have filed to run write-in campaigns in McHenry County: For public officer there are two Democrats: John Joseph Polachek  – United States President [Polachek did not filed a copy, not an original document, so there … Continue reading

Only 28 People File for McHenry County Democratic Party Precinct Committeeman as of Friday – 13% of Precincts Covered So Far

Here it is one day before the end of filing for public and party office and only 28 out of 212 McHenry County precincts have Democratic Party candidates for what local party officials call “precinct representative.” I listed every precinct—full … Continue reading

Message of the Day – Happy Birthday

Today’s message on State Rep. Jack Franks’ sign wishes long-time Woodstock Democratic Party precinct committeeman Bob Gibson Happy Birthday. Gibson is ninety years old. His precinct is north of the train station and I remember it’s always going Democrat when … Continue reading