Jack Franks Ups the Pressure for At-Large County Board Chairman’s Election

Jack Franks has given another signal that he wants to be King of McHenry County. Today a robo-call poll asks whether people favor a McHenry County Board Chairman “elected by the citizens of McHenry County.” Here’s as close to the … Continue reading

McHenry County Dems Urge Support for Wisconsin Recall Effort

I just noticed that Mike Bisset and Terry Kappel are writing articles for the “Urgent Action” page of the McHenry County Democratic Central Committee. Chairman Mike Bisset writes on the top article: The Wisconsin recall effort is continuing. Volunteers needed! … Continue reading

Democrats Flatlining while Republicans Go Downhill in McHenry County

Shortly before Christmas McHenry County Blog published evidence of the declineof the Republican Party locally. The percentages below represent the proportions of McHenry County’s precincts where people filed for Republican Precinct Committeeman during the last three election cycles. 2008 – … Continue reading

Democrats Run Ten Candidates for McHenry County Board

At least one candidate in each McHenry County Board district. The rumor mill was right. An article has already been run on District 1′s Nick Chirikos. In District 2 there are two challengers, Jim Roden and Jim Kennedy. District 3 … Continue reading

Republicans To Continue Rule of McHenry County Courthouse

The McHenry County Courthouse anyway. None of the four countywide offices in McHenry County have a Democratic candidate.  While it is possible for candidates to pop up after the primary on March 20, 2012, it seems unlikely. So, the following … Continue reading

Frothing Some More about Lack of Precinct Committeeman Candidates

I hadn’t memorized the number of precincts in McHenry County. Today McHenry County Clerk told me we have 212. So, let me do some division using the Friday noon petition filings for precinct committeeman. The Republicans had 54. [John Landon … Continue reading

As of Friday Noon, Dems Up to 18 Cmmmitteeman Candidates

Monday, the first day for filing petitions for public and party office, only one Democrat, Ringwood’s Marti Swanson filed for precinct committeeman. As of Friday noon, the minority party was up to 18 filings. GRAFTON 18 – Denise Barreto, 5525 … Continue reading