McHenry County GOP Leader Has $6,500 in Chairman’s Circle PAC

In my comparison of the resources of the Republican and Democratic Parties in McHenry County, I just revealed what is in the official party treasuries. The Democrats look as if they have more. They reported having $7,620.53 at the end … Continue reading

Democrats Re-Elect Mike Bissett as County Chairman

The McHenry County Democratic Party Central Committee held its meeting Wednesday night and re-elected all but one of its officers. Michael Bissett of Lake in the Hills will continue to be the Party Chair. Huntley’s Sam Melei will again be … Continue reading

McHenry County Democratic Party Chairman Fasts to Help the Northern Illinois Food Bank

Here’s an article on the web site of the McHenry County Democratic Party. Re-printed with permission, it tells of Chairman Mike Bissett’s fast to benefit the Northern Illinois Food Bank from last Wednesday until his party’s annual Jefferson Day Dinner … 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

Where Is the McHenry County Democratic Party Best Organized?

Earlier this month, the percentages of precincts for which people filed for Republican Precinct Committeeman was published. Republicans, you may remember filled 49% of McHenry County’s 212 precincts, while Democrats had candidates in 19%. Today we look at how the … Continue reading