Jack Franks Lays Out Door Hanger, Complete with “Cut 10” Lie

Here’s what was distributed to a Grafton Township precinct recently. It touts the endorsements that Lying Jack Franks has received from the three newspapers who have made endorsements. And, it has To all three editorial boards, Franks backed off from … Continue reading

Lying Jack Franks Continues Campaign to Deceive People into Thinking He Will Cut Their Tax Bills 10%

Take a look at McHenry County Board Chairman candidate Lying Jack Franks‘ latest email containing promoting his campaign, signed by Doris Hernandez and Miles Colvin. There is no mention of what newspaper editorial endorsements of Franks emphasize, that is, that Franks only … Continue reading

NWH Endorses 3 from GOP, 1 Dem in County Board Districts 3 & 4

The Northwest Herald decided to endorse two with school board experience in McHenry County Board District 3. Former President of Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 and Democrat Diane Johnson was endorsed along with just resigned member of Cary Elementary … Continue reading

Cary School Board President Asks Jack Franks, “Where’s the Plan?”

The following comment from Cary School Board President Scott Coffey is too insightful not to share further than the comment section of McHenry County Blog: County Board Has No Control Over Spending by Any Other Tax District  Cary Grade School … Continue reading

Franks Finally Supports Walkup’s Effort to Kill Valley Hi Tax

The end of August I told you of Jack Franks’ answer to my question regarding whether the would support elimination of the property tax for Valley Hi: “I would probably support a zero levy at this point and if we … Continue reading

Republicans View Presidential Debate at Johnsburg Moose Lodge

McHenry County Republicans gathered in Johnsburg at the Moose Club to watch the Presidential Debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. I had a family affair and couldn’t make it. Fortunately, Kelly Liebmann sent some photos. Lots of candidates were … Continue reading

Letter Writer Points to Jack Franks as a Hillary Clinton Delegate

The following letter by Chris Lawrence to the Northwest Herald is published with permission of the writer: Franks serves Chicago elite Jack Franks is a super-delegate for Hillary Clinton who attracts rich Chicago and Cook County lawyers and politicians to fund … Continue reading

Walkup Rolls Out New Palm Card; Franks Emails Photos of It

Republican McHenry County Board Chairman candidate Mike Walkup distributed his new literature at Bill Prim’s Union, Illinois, fundraiser Thursday night. It created something of a stir. The most recent Mike Walkup campaign literature says, So, you think Jack Franks  is … Continue reading

Campaign Advice for Steve Reick and Mike Walkup

From commenter “Priest”: Mike and Steve, you cannot intellectualize your way to winning any political seat except by accident. You both are running in a year which favors your winning for many reasons historical, political, economic, psychological and sociological. This … Continue reading

Peter Roskam Revs Up GOP Precinct Committeemen

Congressman Peter Roskam, who represents Algonquin Township in McHenry County, treated Republican Precinct Committeeman to a light breakfast at GOP Headquarters next to Joseph’s Market in the Crystal Lake Plaza Saturday morning. In a really good ice breaker Roskam asked … Continue reading

Thumbs Down to Northwest Herald’s Silence on Who Skipped the League of Women Voters’ Candidates’ Forum

Each Saturday, the Northwest Herald has followed the example of the Daily Herald and published a series of  “Thumbs Up” and “Thumbs Down” in place of an editorial. Today McHenry County’s paper of record said, “Thumbs Down,” to candidates who … Continue reading

Chris Christensen Opens County Board Campaign Fund with $9,300

About-to-be appointed District 3 McHenry County Board member Chris Christensen has filed his first campaign finance report with the Illinois State Board of Elections. It says he has $9,300 so far. Two entities made contributions of $1,000 or more: $2,000 … Continue reading

Mike Walkup’s Talks of Jack Franks “Lies” at the League of Women Voter’s Forum the Democrat Stiffed

Here’s the five-minute talk that Republican County Board Chairman candidate Mike Walkup gave Monday at the League of Women Voters event that Democrat Jack Franks refused to attend: Mike Walkup’s Address to the League of Women Voter’s Forum This is … Continue reading