GOP Central Committee Did Not Pay for Write-In Pitch

“Paid for by Republican Central Committee of McHenry County” read the last line on the write-in solicitation for McHenry 24 Precinct Committeeman Louis Matuszewich. Matuszewich failed to file a petition to get his name on the ballot and someone was trying … Continue reading

A More Systematic Look at Write-In Campaigns

There were thirty people who waged write-in campaigns for Republican Precinct Committeeman. This is an attempt to put all of the results in one place. Here are the results of Mickey Barnas’ campaign. Joe Stecker’s success in Algonquin 19 has … Continue reading

More Tryon Precinct Committeemen Endorsement Letters Surface

Two more instances in which incumbent Republican Precinct Committeemen are being challenged have drawn endorsement letters from State Rep. Mike Tryon, the retiring McHenry County Republican Central Committee Chairman. They are in Algonquin 46, a Cary precinct in which McHenry … Continue reading

Mark Gummerson Mails Letter in Three-Way Race for Seneca 1 GOP Committeeman

Seneca Township Precinct 1 Precinct Committeeman Mark Gummerson is running for re-election. Just as last time, there are three people running: Mark Gummereson Robert Schlenkert Ersel Schuster A friend of McHenry County Blog forwarded a copy of a letter Gummerson … Continue reading

Melissa Denker Off, Will Parker & Jenna Wing On the Ballot for Republican Precinct Committeeman

Hearings by the McHenry County Officers Electoral Board were held on four challenges to Republican Precinct Committeeman petitions on Tuesday. In Dunham Township, the two candidates challenged each other’s petition legitimacy. The first was a challenge to incumbent Melissa Denker’s … Continue reading

Four Challenges to GOP Precinct Committeeman Candidates

Four challenges of petitions of people running for Republican Precinct Committeeman have been filed. Two are in one precinct, Dunham Township.  Dunham Township had not had a committeeman for years until Melissa Denker decided to run there. Now, William R. … Continue reading