Paul Yensen Strikes Back

The McHenry County Democratic Party web site features a piece by County Board member Paula Yensen rebutting comments apparently made under my article The Advantage Group (TAG) Sunsets I would guess from the content of comments made by new folks … Continue reading

Paul Yensen Reflects on the 1960’s

“A short biography of Paula Yensen’s political activism, presented to the Democratic Party of McHenry County as part of The 2013 Thomas Jefferson Award for Lifetime Achievement” is what is under the YouTube video about McHenry County Board member Paula … Continue reading

McHenry County Democratic Party Ends Up with almost $15,000 at the End of the Second Quarter of 2013

The McHenry County Democratic Party raised $16,015 during the second quarter of this year and ended June with $14,703.92 in the bank. Those making contributions which were reported (required if in excess of $150) follow: $1,000 – Paula Yensen, Self … Continue reading

48 of 212 McHenry County Precincts Have No GOP Committeeman, 46 Democratic Party Committeemen

I haven’t looked at the state of McHenry County Republican Central Committee since Republican Play Day on July 17th. Inspired by Stephen Di Bendiedtto’s Sunday article in the Northwest Herald, I decided to take another look. In mid-July, there were … Continue reading

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