Algonquin’s Jacobs High School Goes for Trump & Other Republicans in Mock Election

Here are the Mock Election results for those voting in Jacobs High School: A lot of Jacobs High School is in Algonquin Township where Peter Roskam is the Republican candidate for re-election to Congress. Randy Hultgren and Jim Walz are … Continue reading

Nancy Zettler Faces Off Against Allen Skillicorn at Jacobs HS

Someone else will have to tell readers what happened in the comment section, because I was at an Informed Choices banquet in Kildeer Thursday night. The crowd does not seem particularly robust. The two are running to replace retiring State … Continue reading

NWH Endorses Reick and Skillicorn for State Rep.

The Northwest Herald has decided to endorse Republicans Steve Reick and Allen Skillicorn from State Representative over Democrats John Bartman and Nancy Zettler. The endorsement of Reick mentions that Bartman worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation, but does not … Continue reading

County Fair Politics and Religion

Took a swing through the McHenry County Fair this afternoon. Figured it would be cooler than tomorrow. Coming in the back door in the best air conditioned building, I spotted the McHenry County Citizens for Choice first. Across the aisle, … Continue reading

Democrats in Algonquin Parade

Yesterday Republicans in Algonquin’s Founders Day Parade were featured. Today we look at the Democrats. Behind the banner was a young man carrying a “Thank You Bernie” sign, plus one opposed to the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement being pushed by … Continue reading

Republican Alan Skillicorn Challenges Democrat Nancy Zettler Not To Vote for Mike Madigan for House Speaker

The man running for take State Rep. Mike Tryon’s seat–Alan Skillicorn–is challenging his Democratic Party opponent–Nancy Zetler–to pledge not to support Mike Madigan for House Speaker, if she is elected. Not much chance of that, considering so-called “Independent” Democrat Jack … Continue reading