Second Franks-Endorsing Mayor Defeated

Not that I remembered that the Village President of McCullom Lake endorsed Jack Franks for McHenry County Board Chairman, but reader “Swordfish” did under the article entitled, “Marilyn Shepit Elected Village President in McCullom Lake“: Here is what he or … Continue reading

NorWest Republicans Endorse MCC Candidates David Schenk & Diane Evertsen

Here is an endorsement from the NorWest Republican Party organization: The NorWest Townships Republican Central Committee urges you to vote on Tuesday, April 4th. These local elections directly impact your property tax bill, meaning your decision to vote – and … Continue reading

McHenry County Ethics Commissioner Endorses Paul Serwatka for Lakewood Village President

A press release from Lakewood Village Trustee Paul Serwatka: MC Ethics Commissioner, John J.W. Guanci Endorses Paul Serwatka for Village of Lakewood President LAKEWOOD – March 14, 2017 – McHenry County Ethics Commissioner, John J.W. Guanci, announced today he is endorsing … Continue reading

Daily Herald Endorses Incumbent, Past Member for McHenry County College Board

The Daily Herald, which rarely writes stories about McHenry County College, has endorsed two candidates with past experience as Trustees. Incumbent Linda Liddell was favored, along with former Board member George Lowe. None said they favored raising taxes, although Liddell … Continue reading

Establishment Loses 4th Primary

Time was that the laying on of hands to a candidate by elected officials was considered a benefit. Maybe it still is. But not so much. Challenger Andrew Gasser defeated long-time incumbent Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller by 145 … Continue reading

Bill Prim Endorses Paul Serwatka for Lakewood Village President

A press release from Lakewood Village Trustee Paul Serwatka: McHenry County Sheriff, Bill Prim Endorses Paul Serwatka for Village of Lakewood President LAKEWOOD – March 8, 2017 – McHenry County Sheriff, Bill Prim, announced today he ts endorsing Paul Serwatka to be … Continue reading

Dueling GOP Slates Emerge in Algonquin Township

The rival candidates for Algonquin Township Road Commission have distributed literature telling voters which candidates they support for various offices. Incumbent Bob Miller has endorsed the following: Note that Miller endorses four Trustee candidates.  Should Miller resign and his candidates … Continue reading

“Independent Real Estate PAC” Endorse Lying Jack Franks and Steve Reick

A Political Action Committee calling itself the “Independent Real Estate PAC” is making robo-calls. It is not a committee registered with the Illinois State Board of Elections, so who knows whose behind it. In any event, the phone call announces … Continue reading

Jack Franks Lays Out Door Hanger, Complete with “Cut 10” Lie

Here’s what was distributed to a Grafton Township precinct recently. It touts the endorsements that Lying Jack Franks has received from the three newspapers who have made endorsements. And, it has To all three editorial boards, Franks backed off from … Continue reading