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

After Withdrawing from Lakewood Village President Race, Santowski Files as Write-In

Lakewood was the write-in sensation two years ago, when Paul Serwatka ran first as a write-in in his race for Village Trustee. He campaigned against the Tax Increment Financing District and the SportsPlex at the southern intersection of Routes 47 … Continue reading

Questioning Jack Franks Patronage Hire End Run Around the County Board

Listened to a little of the end of the McHenry County Internal Services Committee recording and discovered a couple of the members are none too happy that McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks has hired to patronage employees without County … Continue reading

The County Board Winners Get Sworn In

There are so many aspects of the December 5th McHenry County Board meeeting that there will be stories coming for a while. One that was overshadowed by the activies of newly-elected Chairman Jack Franks was the swearing in of the … Continue reading

Statement of Candidacy Discrepancies Bring Early Drama to GOP Township Primaries

Elections have several phases. First there is the intimidation phase. When opponents or potential opponents hear that one is running for office, they enlist people whom they think can influence you to call or meet with you to convince you … Continue reading

Walkup Running for Nunda Township Supervisor Against Lee Jennings and Kate Williams

Mike Walkup, the man who was a leading proponent for the consolidation of township government, has filed nominating petitions for Nunda Township Supervisor. Walkup comes off a November election defeat by Jack Franks for the McHenry County Board Chairmanship. He … Continue reading

Messages the Democrats Didn’t Get Out – District 3

Continuing to show you the side of the mailing designed by the McHenry County Democratic Party, today we look at the message about District 3 County Board candidates. This piece was delivered to some households, but apparently not to many, … Continue reading

A Last Minute Lying Jack Franks Pitch

Sunday McHenry County Republican Party Chairman Sandra Salgado made a robo-call pointing out that, contrary to a mailing from one of Lying Jack Franks supporters, Mike Walkup was the Republican candidate for McHenry County Board Chairman. Tonight a fake group … Continue reading

GOP Robo-Calls to Correct Lie that Jack Franks Is a Republican

The following robo-call from the McHenry County Republican Party went broadly across McHenry County Sunday afternoon. It was to correct the Lying Jack Franks mailing sent by an Illinois Realtors PAC. The voice was of GOP Chairman Sandra Salgado. Are … Continue reading

Dem Mailing Surfaces

The McHenry County Democratic Central Committee had about $28,000 in the bank so I figured there was enough for a countywide mailing. Here is the post card mailed in County Board District 6: The Democrats say that Grafton Township Supervisor … Continue reading