New GOP Committeemen Appointed

Here is the first wave of appointments of people to fill precincts where people didn’t run for Precinct Committeeman.  They were appointed on May 19th. By law such appointments are made by the McHenry County Republican Central Committee Chairman, Sandra … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Trustee Larry Emery Pleads for April 8th Attendance at Annual Town Meeting

All seventeen of McHenry County’s townships hold their meetings at the same time and date, but all townships’ officials don’t encourage people to attend. Not that regular folks have much power, but they did in Grafton Township when the members … Continue reading

All Four GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Court Pro-Life Vote at Irene Napier’s McHenry County Farm in Crystal Lake

A testimony to the political strength that Crystal Lake’s Irene Napier has built for the Pro-Life community in McHenry County is the appearance of all four candidates for the Republican nomination for Governor at the annual Pig Roast at her … Continue reading

Daily Herald’s Jim Davis Doesn’t Reply to Criticism about His Suggestion to End Direct Democracy for Township Office

The Daily Herald’s Jim Davis wrote an opinion piece criticizing the cost of holding township primary elections. It’s an easy hit on politicians. Hey. Nobody voted. So, divide the number of people voting into the cost of the election and … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Board – The Times They Are a Changin’

As I reported eight days ago, Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller, unopposed for re-election, was trying to take control of the Algonquin Township Board.  Maybe I should say “keep control.” He contributed $1,000 to Marc Munaretto in his campaign … Continue reading

Salary Hikes THE Issue in Algonqnuin Township Trustee Race

Four of seven candidates will be nominated in the Algonquin Township Republican primary election on Tuesday. Since the deadline for the Democratic Party to nominate candidates by caucus passed December 4, 2012, whoever wins the GOP primary in Algonquin Township … Continue reading

Irene Napier Pens Support of Pro-Life Candidates in Algonquin & Nunda Townships

Look what I found distributed by the Crystal Lake Tea Party: REMINDER OF TOWNSHIP ELECTIONS ON TUESDAY. THIS IS THE CLOSEST GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATION WE HAVE. BE SURE TO VOTE! For what it is worth here are my personal recommendations for … Continue reading

22-Year Old Algonquin Township Trustee Candidate Melissa Sanchez Takes Offense at Smear Campaign

An email sent by recent University of Illinois at Springfield college graduate (who has a job) Melissa Sanchez.  She interned in House Republican Leader Tom Cross’ office. Dear Neighbors, It has come to my attention that some constituents of Algonquin … Continue reading