Democratic Party Machinations

I wrote earlier of the extraordinary number of Precinct Committeemen appointments made by McHenry County Democratic Party Chairman Mike Bissett. Then, there was an outburst from Democratic Party former District 4 County Board candidate Robert Rosenberg after the last Democratic … Continue reading

Why You Should Run for Republican Precinct Committeeman – Part 3

The third of John Biver’s articles, first published by the Illinois Family Institute and re-published with the Institute’s permission, about why people should run for Precinct Committeeman: Running for Republican Precinct: What You Need to Know Editor’s Note:  Through this … Continue reading

GOP Precinct Committee Recommendations in Hartland Township (including the Harvard School District)

The letter that GOP Precinct Committeeman Ev Evertsen sent to his constituents concerning the April 4th election, for which early voting is open (through the Monday before the election); … Continue reading

Democrats on the Crystal Lake Grade School Board

If you live in McHenry County Board District 3 or have read Democrat Diane Johnson’s campaign literature, you know she was on the Crystal Lake District 47 Elementary School Board for 18 years. I post this because there are commenters … Continue reading

GOP Letter from Dorr Township Precinct Committeeman

Woodstock Republican Precinct Committeeman Cyndi Hemauersent sent this letter to her Dorr 7 precinct: October 26, 2016 Dear Neighbor, My name is Cyndi Hemauer and I am your Republican Precinct Committeeman for Dorr 7 and neighbor from Winslow Circle. I … Continue reading

October 22nd Fundraiser Will Finance Algonquin Township Election Efforts

A message from Algonquin Township Republican Party Chairman Andrew Gasser: The Algonquin Township Republican Party 2016 Victory Luncheon It is with great excitement and pleasure that we on the Algonquin Township Republican Leadership Team are announcing our fall fundraiser! The … Continue reading

The Contested GOP Precinct Committeemen Races in Grafton Township

What follows are the results from the only contested Republican Party Precinct Committeeman race in Grafton Township: Grafton 6 Blake Hobson – 150 John Otlewis – 119 Hobson is the county’s representative on the Regional Transportation Authority. … Continue reading

The Contested GOP Precinct Committeemen Races in McHenry Township

The following precincts had contests for Republican Precinct Committeeman in McHenry Township: McHenry 2 Geraldine Davis – 133 Jeffrey Grubich – 110 McHenry  9 Robert Bob Henry – 134 Stan Mill  – 106 McHenry 13 Mike Rakestraw – 88 Neal … Continue reading

The Contested GOP Precinct Committeemen Races in Nunda Township

Here are the precincts where there were contests for Republican Precinct Committeeman in Nunda Township: Nunda 6 Michael Lesperance – 137 Daniel Laudick – 108 Nunda 14 Patrick Collins – 150 Norman Vinton – 135 Nunda 15 Joe Gottemoller – … Continue reading

The Contested GOP Precinct Committeemen Races in Algonquin Township

There were more than one person running for Republican Precinct Committeeman in some Algonquin Townships. The results follow: Algonquin 17 Jennifer Weinhammer – 215 David Miller – 168 Algonquin 30  Alan Schuster – 152 Nicole Beyer – 114 Algonquin 65 … Continue reading

2016 Republican Primary Votes by Precinct

What follows was what appeared on the McHenry County Clerk’s web site. It tells the precinct name, the name of the elected Republican Precinct Committeeman (at least 10 votes are required for write-in candidates), the number of Republican votes cast … Continue reading

Former Riley School Board President and Husband of Township Supervisor Beats Rand Paul Delegate for GOP Precinct Committeeman

In Riley Township there is only one precinct. The winner, by a vote of 367-143 was former Riley Grade School Board President Kurt Schnable. He got 71.4% of the Republican ballots cast for Precinct Committeeman. His wife is Riley Township … Continue reading

Jennifer Weinhammer Beats David Miller for Precinct Committeeman

In one of the most hotly contested Precinct Committeeman races in McHenry County, newcomer Jennifer Weinhammer defeated Robert Miller 56.4% to 43.4%. Miller, brother of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller and sister-in-law of defeated McHenry County Board member Anna … Continue reading