Nunda Township GOP Chairmanship Now Provenzano v. Gottemoller

Two Nunda Township McHenry County Board  members are facing off against each other for the Chairmanship of the Township Republican Central Committee. The first report I received had three men competing for the post: Lee Jennings, Township Supervisor Nick Provenzano, … Continue reading

Three-Way Race for Nunda Township GOP Chairman

With Nunda Township Republican Chairman Mike Shorten having lost his post of Precinct Committeeman to McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller, a three person contest has developed to replace him. Township Supervisor Lee Jennings is one candidate. Another is County … Continue reading

Township Consolidation Dead – Updated with Public Comment

Led by McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller, thirteen members tacked the lid on the coffin of the township consolidation movement. During the lengthy public comment period, in which the opponents of township consolidation dominated the podium, County Board members … Continue reading

Joni Smith Sets Fundraiser

Monday, September 21st, is the date set by McHenry County Recorder of Deeds candidate Joni Smith for a $60 5:30 to 7:30 Port Edward fundraiser. Listed on the Host Committee are Phyllis Walters, the current Recorder of Deeds State Rep. … Continue reading

Looking at Things Political at the McHenry Expo

There were three places to take pictures of things political Saturday: Patriots United Breakfast featuring Turning Point USA’s Charlie Kirk at D’Andrea’s McHenry Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo< at West High School/li> McHenry County Republican Party’s Lincoln Themed Dinner at … Continue reading

Citizen Gets Answer to Nunda Township Highway Commissioner’s Legal Exenses – $6-7,000

Arriving a bit late at the Nunda Township Annual Meeting, I was told I had not missed much. No controversy with adjournment less than a half an hour after the meeting began. The monthly meeting of the township board was … Continue reading

Mary McClellan Endorsements for County Clerk

Hearing that State Rep. Barb Wheeler had endorsed McHenry County Board member Mary McClellan for County Clerk, I reached out for confirmation. Come to find out, it was easy to confirm because Wheeler’s name is right at the top of … Continue reading

Two Candidates for Governor Come to Nunda Township Republican Picnic

This story was written a couple of weeks ago, but McHenry County Blog’s internet host was being disagreeable and would not let me post it. We now have a new host and because other sources have pointed out that the … Continue reading

Nunda Township Still Seeking Volunteers for Sandbagging until 9 Sunday Night

Yesterday Nunda Township Supervisor-Elect Lee Jennings sent out another robo-call seeking volunteers. [Jennings identified this as Rawson Bridge Road near the Broken Oar.  When he emailed me, he said the water was higher on Monday morning.] People are needed for … Continue reading

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

Nunda Township Still Seeking Sandbagging Help

Here’s the text of Township Supervisor-Elect Lee Jennings robo-call yesterday: “This is Lee Jennings, your newly elected Nunda Township Supervisor. “Nunda Township is currently operating a sandbagging program to help our residents affected by the recent flooding. “This program will … Continue reading

Nunda Township’s Lee Jennings Keeps Supervisor’s Office in Republican Hands

Despite a challenge from Nunda Township Supervisor employee Leda Drain, Republican nominee Lee Jennings handily won election. The lead was almost 700 votes. In contrast with Grafton Township, Nunda Township Republicans put on a unified campaign, as can been seen … Continue reading

Nunda Recounts Show No Change

Three votes behind was where Rob Parrish found himself after all the absentee and early ballots were counted. And, after a Discovery Recount he requested and paid for, the results were the same. He was still behind “Iron Mike” Lesperance … Continue reading

Bridgett Provenzano Files for Recount

Now we have two Nunda Township Republican Primary candidates who just barely lost asking for Discovery Recounts. Road Commissioner Rob Parrish and Supervisor candidate Bridgett Provenzano. Mike Lesperance won the nod to represent the the GOP on the ballot for … Continue reading

Dan Rutherford Coming to Nunda Township to Support Republican Lee Jennings’ Candidacy for Township Supervisor

I got this email from Mary McClellan, the Secretary of the Nunda Township Republican Central Committee: “We have a opportunity to talk with Dan Rutherford and meet Lee Jeenings who is running in a contested race against an independent. “We … Continue reading