Candidates Joe Walsh’s Walsh Freedom Successfully Endorsed

Former Congressman and WIND Talk Show Host Joe Walsh has a group called Walsh Freedom. It endorsed candidates in the Algonquin and Nunda Township Republican Primary Elections. In Walsh Freedom’s Sunday newsletter appeared the following: Congratulations to the following candidates … 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

With 2,550 Votes, Tallies in Nunda Township Tightening

2,550 have now been cast for Township Supervisor where incumbent Lee Jennings is ahead of the mainly non-incumbent slate candidate Cate Williams by 124 votes. Third candidate Mike Walkup is out of the running. For Assessor appointed incumbent Mark Dzemske … Continue reading

1,382 Votes in Nunda Township

Results on contested races for the first 1,382 votes (number cast for Supervisor) to be reported in Nunda Township: Supervisor KELVIN LEE JENNINGS (REP) 573 41.46% CATHERINE WILLIAMS (REP) 514 37.19% MICHAEL WALKUP (REP) 293 21.20% Assessor JUSTIN FRANZKE (REP) … Continue reading

616 Votes in Nunda Township

Results on contested races for the first 616 votes (number cast for Supervisor) to be reported in Nunda Township: Supervisor KELVIN LEE JENNINGS (REP) 293 47.56% CATHERINE WILLIAMS (REP) 233 37.82% MICHAEL WALKUP (REP) 90 14.61% Assessor JUSTIN FRANZKE (REP) … 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

Team Nunda Mails Post Card

The largely incumbent “Team Nunda” slate in the Nunda Township Republican Primary Election next Tuesday sent out the following post card: … 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 Supervisor Lee Jennings & Road Commissioner Mike Lesperance Re-Election Campaign Cards, Plus Running Mate Assessor Candidate Justin Franzke’s

Unfortunately for those looking for content, the campaign literature for the three candidates running on what is a majority incumbent slate will be hard to read on McHenry County Blog. These are photos of the campaign literature (I asked all … Continue reading

Nunda Holding Candidates Night Jan. 31st

The Nunda Township Republican Party is hosting a candidates’ night for its many candidates. The details are contained below in this communication from Party Secretary Nancy Gonsiorek: It is great news that the April consolidated election will include a wealth … Continue reading

Appointed Nunda Township Assessor Mark Dzemske Running for Office

This past summer Nunda Township Assessor¬†Dennis Jagla retired. The Township Board sought applications for a replacement. One applicant was the then-Chief Deputy Assessor Mark Dzemske. He was selected on a unanimous vote of the Township Board. Dzemske¬†has been employed by … Continue reading

A Benefit of Consolidating Township Governments

Back in the 1970’s, Algonquin Township Assessor Forrest Hare computerized his office, probably the first to do so in the State of Illinois. He also took an interest in how assessment could be made more accurate. Hare looked at measures … Continue reading

Nunda Township GOP Picnic Packs Politicians In

Saturday’s Nunda Township Republican Picnic was a success by any measure. A who’s who of local Republican office holders and office seekers was in attendance: Congressman Randy Hultgren Congressman Joe Walsh State Senator Dan Duffy State Rep. Mike Tryon State … Continue reading

Nunda Township Assessor Dennis Jagla Trounces Challenger Alan Weaver

In the biggest primary margin I noticed in Tuesday’s Republican primary election, incumbent Nunda Township Assessor Dennis Jagla beat back a challenge by appointed Alden Township Assessor Alan Weaver by almost a two to one margin. Jagla, a member of … Continue reading