Second GOP County Board Chairman Resigning after Federal Probe

First it was Matt Sorensen, the Republican County Board Chairman of McLean County who was indicted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He resigned from that top job in the Blooming-Normal county. Now the Republican County Chairman of Winnebago County, Scott … Continue reading

Write-Ins for Precinct Committeeman

There were many vacancies for Republican Precinct Committeeman after petitions were filed in November. There were many, many more vacancies for Democratic Precinct Committeeman. But, there is another route to this basic party office other than by petition and listing … Continue reading

Last Chance for Angry Voters to Get Really Involved – Precinct Committeeman Write-In Opportunities

The Washington Post has found an academic, Sam Wang, who says, “based on polling data based on polling data, Donald Trump is in as strong a position to get his party’s nomination as Hillary Clinton in 2016, George W. Bush … Continue reading

More Convention Delegates File

In our first look at National Convention Delegate and Alternate filings, the only Democrat was Hillary Clinton. Now, two more candidates have filed petitions–Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders. Jan Sorensen from 969 Golf Course Road in Crystal Lake is the … Continue reading

Local Presidential Delegate/Alternate Candidates

Looking at the State Board of Elections web site for McHenry County residents who have filed for National Convention Delegate or Alternate Delegate yielded what follows. If Donald Trump sweeps the Illinois Republican Primary Election, four people will be at … Continue reading

28 Contested GOP Precinct Committeemeen Contests

Here are the Republican Precinct Committeemen who are running in contested races: RILEY TOWNSHIP MICHAEL SMYK KURT A SCHNABLE MARENGO TOWNSHIP PRECINCT 1 RICHARD KASZNIAK JOSEPH RANZINO MARENGO TOWNSHIP PRECINCT 3 DAVID WM ZIERER C A SCHENK GRAFTON TOWNSHIP PRECINCT … Continue reading