More Convention Delegates File

In our first look at National Convention Delegate and Alternate filings, the only Democrat was Hillary Clinton. Now, two more candidates have filed petitions–Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders. Jan Sorensen from 969 Golf Course Road in Crystal Lake is the … Continue reading

Lt. Gov. Candidate Speaks to Algonquin Township Republicans

The first attempt at fundraising by newly-elected Republican Township Chairman Demetri Tsilimigras was a success. Party faithful and guests gathered at d’Andrea’s Banquet Hall to hear Republican Lt. Governor candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti. Sanguinetti told her life story, beginning as a … Continue reading

McSweeney Sets Fund Raiser Sat., October 26th

State Rep. David McSweeney’s has scheduled a fundraiser from 6-8 on Saturday, October 26th, at Wool Street in Barrington. The price is $35, $50 per couple. The Host Committee consists of Lou Bianchi Rich Carter Bob Cook Mark Daniel Geri … Continue reading

Dave McSweeney’s Complaint against Dee Beaubien’s State Rep. Petitions

For those of you who would like to read the original document, GOP State Rep. candidate Dave McSweeney’s State Board of Elections complaint is below. Dee Beaubien is not sending McHenry County Blog her press releases, so you’ll have to … Continue reading

Cuba Township GOP Endorses Dave McSweeney for St. Rep. and Lake County Candidates

Last week it was the Wauconda Township Republican Central Committee who endorsed David McSweeney over appointed incumbent State Representative Kent Gaffney and fellow challenger Danielle Rowe. Now, it is Cuba Township’s time. The following press release is from its Chairman, … Continue reading

Potential Kent Gaffney Primary Opponent Nick Sauer Opts for Lake County Board Race

A press release from Lake County Board member Steven Mountsier: Lake County Board Member Mountsier Announces He is Not Running for 2012 Re-election Endorses Nick Sauer to replace him Lake Barrington, Ill., Aug. 15, 2011 – Lake County Vice-Chairman and … Continue reading

The Politicians at Crystal Lake’s July 4th Parade

OK. You got me. It’s July 3rd. And it wasn’t sweltering hot.  I found the shade most of the hour and a half 90-something entry parade. The biggest political entry was Congressman Joe Walsh’s. He followed Congressman Don Manzullo and … Continue reading

Beaubien’s Replacement

State Rep. Mike Tryon, chairman of the McHenry County Republican Central Committee, and Lake County Chairman Bob Cook are met at the Lake County Republican Federation offices in Libertyville Thursday night concerning a replacement for State Rep. Mark Applicant names … Continue reading