Grafton Township Assessor Bill Ottley Running for Re-Election, Time for Other Potential Township Candidates to Start Planning

It’s that time of year when township officials have to make up their minds whether they are running for re-election. It’s also time for those thinking about challenging township officials to be making similar calculations. When I last saw Grafton … Continue reading

Dave McSweeney to Appeal State Board of Elections’ Decision to Put Kent Gaffney on the Ballot

A press release from State Rep. candidate Dave McSweeney: Illinois State Board of Elections Invalidates 38% of Gaffney Petition Signatures Barrington Township: The Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE) decision today regarding my objection to Representative Kent Gaffney’s petitions was … Continue reading

Hearing Officer Recommends Gaffney Be On Ballot in McSweeney v. Gaffney Petition Challenge

Don’t have time to make this more than a raw copy of the Hearing Officer’s report to the Illinois State Board of Elections, but thought readers might be interested in its contents. BEFORE THE ILLINOIS STATE OFFICERS ELECTORAL BOARD David … Continue reading