Glenda Miller Has $22,000 More in Bank (Mostly Loans from Herself) than County Treasurer Opponent Jeff Thorsen

Today, let’s look at the McHenry County Treasurer’s race. Chief Deputy Treasurer Glenda Miller is running against Crystal Lake City Councilman Jeff Thorsen. Miller reported having $22,175.65 at the end of the last quarter. Of her receipts of $25,745.13, $23,595.13 … Continue reading

Provenzano Has Big Cash Lead in County Clerk’s Race

District 3 McHenry County Board members are facing off against each other for County Clerk. While McClellan made an appearance at Marengo’s Settlers’ Days Parade and Provenzano, Provenzano leads in the cash dash. Provenzano reported having $5,448.83 at the end … Continue reading

Operating Engineers Pop for $12,300 in Signs for Andy Zinke

My guess is the billboard above from the Bill Prim for Sheriff campaign spooked the Andy Zinke campaign. In any event, the Operating Engineers Local 150 union made a $12,308.50 in-kind contribution for “campaign signs” to the Zinke campaign on … Continue reading

Jack Franks 63rd District Republican Opponent Steve Reick Seeks “$63 for 63”

A press release from Steve Reick, the only declared candidate for State Representative against Democrat Jack Franks: Steve Reick Announces “$63 for 63” Campaign Fundraising Appeal Harvard, IL – Republican candidate for IL General Assembly launches fundraising bid in effort … Continue reading

McHenry County Democratic Party Ends Up with almost $15,000 at the End of the Second Quarter of 2013

The McHenry County Democratic Party raised $16,015 during the second quarter of this year and ended June with $14,703.92 in the bank. Those making contributions which were reported (required if in excess of $150) follow: $1,000 – Paula Yensen, Self … Continue reading

Rutherford, Kirk Speak at Bill Prim for Sheriff Fund Raiser

Getting to the Bill Prim for Sheriff fundraiser on Friday night was a challenge. We knew he lived in Johnsburg, but after tuning on Johnsburg Road we saw that it was one-way in the other direction. Maybe there was a … Continue reading

Roskam Criticizes Obama Aide for Soliciting Money from Groups She Regulates

A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Roskam, Ways and Means GOP Raise Questions on HHS Soliciting Donations WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) along with Ways and Means Republicans sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) … Continue reading

The Financial End of the GOP McHenry County Sheriff’s Race: $40,800 to $19,500 with Prim in the Lead

Since Jim Harrison decided to run as an Independent, there is a two-way race for the Republican nomination for McHenry County Sheriff. It’s between Undersheriff Andy Zinke–Sheriff Keith Nygren’s choice–and former Des Plaines Police Commander Bill Prim, who has live … Continue reading

Chicago State Rep. LaShawn Ford Indicted for Bank Fraud in Alleged Rehab Scheme & to Pay for His 2006 Campaign

Before reading this press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office on a second inner city Democratic Party State Rep. under Federal indictment, reflect upon the 2006 date for which he is charged with using ill-gotten money to pay for campaign … Continue reading