Glenda Miller Sworn In as County Treasurer, Appoints Chief Deputy

The countywide official sworn in earliest this morning was Glenda Miller. That was the first of three stops for Chief Judge Michael Sullivan. Miller appointed Cindy Kozlowski as Chief Deputy Treasurer. Miller provide this information about her replacement: Kozlowski moved to … Continue reading

Lt. Gov. Candidate Speaks to Algonquin Township Republicans

The first attempt at fundraising by newly-elected Republican Township Chairman Demetri Tsilimigras was a success. Party faithful and guests gathered at d’Andrea’s Banquet Hall to hear Republican Lt. Governor candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti. Sanguinetti told her life story, beginning as a … Continue reading

Hammerand Holds Fundraiser

On my way to McHenry County Board member John Hammerand’s fundraiser, I saw another Liberty Outdoor billboard advising voters who vote for Democrat Jack Franks that they are voting for House Speaker Mike Madigan to continue his reign over the … Continue reading

Prim Woodstock Fundraiser

Last Thursday Bill Prim’s campaign for McHenry County Sheriff held a fundraiser at the Red Mill Inn. This has been a place frequented by Sheriff’s Deputies since 1966-1970 Sheriff John Carroll bought the place. Now it’s owner is fully on … Continue reading

Mike Tryon’s 7th Fish Boil Enjoys Perfect Weather

State Rep. Mike Tryon has retired as Chairman of the McHenry County Republican Central Committee, but from the attendance at his Huntley Fish Boil. you couldn’t tell it. Tryon’s district stretches down the Randall Road corridor to St. Charles now.  … Continue reading

Harvard’s Milk Day Day Parade with Emphasis on Politics – Part 1

I attended my first Milk Day Parade since I served the area in the 1970’s in the Illinois General Assembly Before the parade, I noticed petitions being passed for the Independent candidacy of Jim Harrison for Sheriff. Libertarian candidate for … Continue reading

Sandra Salgado Heads New McHenry County Republican Party Leadership Team

The vote was 12,153 to 8,703 in the contest between McHenry County Board member Sandra Salgado and Mark Daniel, Vice Chairman of the Republican Central Committee and Chairman of Nunda Township’s Central Committee. A victory margin of 3,450 votes. (Each … Continue reading

Glenda Miller Spends $13,500 to Beat Jeff Thorsen’s $21,600 Effort for County Treasurer

$13,488.49 is the amount that Chief Deputy Treasurer Glenda Miller reports having spent since the first of the year in her successful campaign for the Republican nomination for McHenry County Treasurer against Crystal Lake City Councilman Jeff Thorsen. Thorsen reports … Continue reading

Mark Daniel Sends Letter Asking for Support for His Slate

Coming the same day as McHenry County Republican Central Committeeman Mike Tryon’s letter endorsing him, Vice Chairman Mark Daniel wrote GOP Precinct Committeemen on behalf of his slate: Mark Daniels for Chairman John Jung for Vice Chairman Carolyn Schofield for … Continue reading

Tribune Endorses Prim for Sheriff, Provenzano of Clerk & Miller for Treasurer

The Chicago Tribune has released its endorsements for McHenry County: Bill Prim for Sheriff Nick Provenzano for Clerk Glenda Miller for Treasurer Here’s part of why the Tribune endorsed Bill Prim over Andy Zinke: “…The sheriff’s and state’s attorney’s offices need … Continue reading

Sparks Don’t Fly at County Clerk, Treasurer Forum

Four people running for two McHenry County elective posts that pay in the range of $100,000 were not very contentious at Monday night’s League of Women Voters meeting. There has been no scandal or great controversy in either the Clerk’s … Continue reading

NW Herald Picks Establishment Candidates for Countywide Races

The Northwest Herald made endorsements for two of three countywide races today: Mary McClellan for County Clerk over Nick Provenzano Glenda Miller for County Treasurer over Jeff Thorsen The summary of why McClellan is endorsed follows: “McClellan has a deep … Continue reading