Four Applicants for Nunda Township Trustee Vacancy

he resignation of Ed Dvorak from the Nunda Township Board created an opening to be filled by appointment. Applicants follow: William Boltz – Retired union carpenter who lives in Burton’s Bridge, is Republican Precinct Committeeman in Nunda 1 and a … Continue reading

Final Unofficial Results Show Incumbents Win in Nunda Township

They weren’t on the same slate, but Lee Jennings was re-elected Supervisor, Appointed Assessor Mark Dzemske won a full-term and incumbent Mike Lesperance won another four years as Road Commissioner. Results posted on election night by the McHenry County Clerk … Continue reading

Nunda Township Non-Incumbent Team Knocks on Doors

The slate of mainly non-incumbent candidates in the Nunda Township Republican Primary Election went door-to-door Sunday afternoon, along with volunteers, distributing literature. You can see it below. The palm card on top has a lounging cat with a can of … Continue reading

Walsh Endorses in Township Primaries

Former Congressman Joe Walsh, now a radio talk show host for WIND 560 AM radio starting at 5 PM weekdays, has an organization called Walsh Freedom. He keeps in touch with supporters via the internet and periodic gatherings at his … Continue reading

Nunda’s Mainly Non-Incumbents’ Mailing

A second mailing from the mainly non-incumbent candidates vying for Republican nominations in the Nunda Township Primary Election has arrived. I say “mainly” non-incumbent, because the current Township Assessor,Mark Dzemke and current Trustee Mike Shorten, has aligned himself with a … Continue reading

Nunda Township Trustee Candidates Face Off

Tough to follow a campaign with as many candidates as are running for Nunda Township Trustee, so let’s look at their part of the February 28th ballot: Introductions were the first order of business when the Nunda Township Republican Party … Continue reading

Challenging Nunda Township GOP Rolls Out Campaign Piece

Two slates are competing in the Nunda Township Republican Primary Election on February 28th. One is made of mainly of incumbents led by Supervisor Lee Jennings and Road Commissioner “Iron Mike” Lesperance. Joining them are Assessor candidate Justin Franzke and … Continue reading

Nunda Township Challengers Send Letter, Urge Early & Mail Votes

The slate running against the one headed by Supervisor Lee Jennings and Road Commissioner “Iron” Mike Lesperance sent out a letter accompanying their piece of literature promising a 10% tax cut. You will be able to see the campaign piece … Continue reading

Nunda Township GOP Primary Filings

Nunda Township Republicans will have opposition for every office but Township Clerk. There former Township Trustee and unsuccessful candidate for the GOP nomination for Recorder of Deeds Joni Smith has a lock. She is the only candidate. For Township Supervisor, … Continue reading

Three-Way Race for Nunda Township GOP Chairman

With Nunda Township Republican Chairman Mike Shorten having lost his post of Precinct Committeeman to McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller, a three person contest has developed to replace him. Township Supervisor Lee Jennings is one candidate. Another is County … Continue reading

Mike Shorten’s Precinct Letter

Nunda Township Republican Central Committee Chairman Mike Shorten is being challenged for Precinct Committeeman by Joe Gottemoller, the McHenry County Board Chairman and candidate for the GOP nomination for the at-large election for that post this fall. After seeing some … Continue reading

Demetri Makes Fourth Mailing

In the fourth mailing on behalf of his candidacy for Circuit Court Judge, Demetri Tsilimigras unrolls a list of endorsements. On the address side, he promises to “adhere to the highest ethical standards and enforce the law equally–without prejudice, bias … Continue reading

Dan Wilbrandt Fundraiser

While your McHenry County Blogster cowered from the cold last night putting up banner ads for Circuit Court candidate Demetri Tsilimigras and State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally, a Friend of McHenry County Blog was taking photos and gathering the information … Continue reading

No Cost-Benefit Analysis on Township Consolidation, Just Data Dump – Part 6

After all the public comment, Township Consolidation Task Force Chairwoman Carolyn Schofield pointed out that at the first meeting a lot of questions had been asked, but not a lot of answers supplied. She told of two meetings that people … Continue reading

Searching for the Motivation for the Township Consolidation Push

This is not the first time that I have wondered why folks are putting so much effort into getting township consolidation referendums on the ballot. It seems to me that none of the smaller townships will end up with majorities … Continue reading