Algonquin Township’s Hot GOP Road Commissioner Race Mailings

Long-time incumbent Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Bob Miller is being challenged by McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser in Tuesday’s Republican Primary Election. Mailings can be seen below (if I have missed any, please send them to me): This post … Continue reading

CL Library Outreach Spending: Fall 2015 vs. Fall 2016

McHenry County Blog has filed Freedom of Information request to find out how public relations costs this year, when the bond referendum was being run, compared with last year’s. Below is what was found: Listed below are the amounts spent … Continue reading

Kenneally-Wilbrandt Each Pay for Half of Mailing

We’ve seen candidates group together to put out mailings before. Most recently, what I am calling the “Red Team” because of the color of most of their signs, went together to finance a mailing featuring State Rep. Mike Tryon’s endorsement … Continue reading

Tom Wilbeck Sends Second Mailing in County Board Election Campaign

District 1 McHenry County Board candidate Tom Wilbeck, a former reform member of the McHenry County College Board, send out his second post card this week. It ties him to MCC Board and former District 26 Grade School Board member … Continue reading

Kenneally Mails Fourth Piece

McHenry County State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally doesn’t seem to be taking anything for granted. I think his fourth post card–a big one–arrive yesterday. The back compares Kenneally’s qualifications with those of his opponent, who is unnamed, on the followed … Continue reading

Judge Cowlin Hit with Campaign Literature Lack of ID Complaint

Steve Reick discovered two years ago that campaign pieces must tell who paid for it. One of his opponent State Rep. Jack Franks’ supporters complained that Reick’s billboard did not give that information. In the next billboard, Rieck put what … Continue reading