Dorr Township GOP Sponsors Petition Party

Candidates, their supporters and Woodstock-area precinct committeemen made it to the third floor banquet room of the Pour House across from Woodstock’s movie theater Wednesday night. Judicial candidates abounded with three of four seeking the countywide seat Demetri Tsilimingis Tiffany … Continue reading

Wednesday Woodstock GOP Event Expanding Focus to Entire County

From Dorr Township Republican Precinct Committeeman Karen Tirio: This event is FREE thanks to the PourHouse and the following Candidates for Sponsoring Food & Drink : Randy Hultgren ($150) Congressman 14th District of IL Joe Tirio ($50) County Recorder running … Continue reading

From Property Tax Freeze to Need to Get 10% of Registered Voters to Sign a Petition for a Tax Cut Referendum in High Tax School Districts

When Governor Bruce Rauner ran for office, he promoted a permanent real estate tax freeze. He said he would not sign a tax high bill unless it included a four-year property tax freeze. When the Democrats 32% income tax hike … Continue reading

Oakwood Hills Residents Seek to Trade Protection by Police Department for Sheriff’s Office

A petition is circulating in Oakwood Hills to encourage the village board to eliminate its police department and contract with the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department for protection. It says, We, the citizens of Oakwood Hills Illinois, demand that the Oakwood … Continue reading

Steve Verr Claims Craig Adams Has Too Few Petition Signatures

Besides attacking Township Supervisor Craig Adams’ Independent petitions on the basis that Adams is not an Independent, Republican opponent is saying that Adams has too few signatures. In the third count of his objection, Verr points out that 355 valid … Continue reading

Taxpayers Protest at McHenry County Treasurer’s Office

Having served as McHenry County Treasurer as a child (1966-70), it bothers me a bit that taxpayers are not protesting at school board meetings or signing up to run for school board, where most tax dollars end up once they … Continue reading

Serwatka Hoping for Drive By Petition Signers

Seeking still more petition signatures to put his advisory referendum on the ballot, Lakewood Village Trustee is again setting up show in the village park across from the Turnberry Country Club. Here’s the question he wants on the ballot: Here’s … Continue reading

Saturday Gathering of Tax Freeze Referendum Petition Signatures in Algonquin

A press release from GOP State Rep. candidate Allen Skillicorn: Tax Freeze Referendum Petition Drive in McHenry County Most of us agree that property taxes are out of control. Who can afford an additional mortgage payment every month, just for … Continue reading

Algonquin Township GOP Unveils Anti-Tax Hike Petition

Republican Precinct Committeeman from Algonquin Township heard a presentation from Americans for Prosperity Illinois Field Director Matt Cannizzo about an advisory referendum petition campaign which his organization is promoting. The question the AFP seeks to have citizens put on their … Continue reading

Petitioners at Woodstock’s Fair Diddly

My wife and I went to Fair Diddly Sunday afternoon. She looked at stuff, while I was on the lookout for people seeking petition signatures. Two years ago, I found Jim Harrison supporters, complete with tee shirts, plus Libertarian candidate … Continue reading

Hearing Examiner’s Recommendation on Dems Challenge of Steve Reick’s Petitions

In the very worst way Democrats working in the interests of State Rep. Jack Franks didn’t want Republican Steve Reick on the fall ballot. They wanted going on 18-year incumbent Jack Franks to have no serious opponent. They gathered signatures … Continue reading