A Comparison of Partisan Activity in McHenry County’s Seventeen Townships

Thanks to commenter Mark we can share the following analysis of political party activity around McHenry County: Number (and percentage) of precincts with a Precinct Committeeman candidate in the March 20, 2018 primary election, sorted by township and political party, as of … Continue reading

Official Paperwork Filed Taking Four GOP Precinct Committeemen Hopefuls Off Ballot

The McHenry County Electoral Board has removed four candidates from the Republican Primary Election ballot; They are Robert M. Gray, challenged by Walter Tynis on his petitions in Nunda 16 Michael Collins in McHenry 5, whose petition was successfully challenged … Continue reading

Four GOP Precinct Committeemen Candidates Soon To Be Removed from Ballot

The petitions of four Republican Precinct Committeemen candidates were challenged as having insufficient valid signatures. Only ten people registered in a precinct need to sign a petition to get a person on the ballot for Precinct Committeeman. Previously, Erik Sivertsen’s … 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

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

National GOP Looking at Big Tax Increase for Illinois Residents

An article in the Sunday Chicago Tribune entitled, “GOP tax increase targets blue states,” deserves our attention. Now, property taxes are deductible on our Federal income taxes. The article says that “Federal deductions for state, local taxes on chopping block.” … Continue reading

McHenry Fiesta Days Parade Participants March Through the Rain

The McHenry Fiesta Days Parade was almost over, but I was still hanging around to see if the Republicans would have an entry. As rain and, then, hail began an entry of liberals appeared supporting universal health care. They wanted … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Republican Candidate for Trustee David Chapman’s Yard Sign Promoting “Progressive Government”

Someone mention in a comment that one of the Republican candidates for Algonquin Township Trustee, David Chapman, had a sign with the word “progressive” on it. I asked if someone would send me a photo of it and a Friend … Continue reading

Republican Algonquin Township Trustee Nominee Melissa Victor Goes Rogue, Endorses Democrat

Winners for Algonquin Township Trustee spots in the Republican Primary Election were Dan Shea – 2,757 Melissa Victor – 2,640 David Chapman – 2,599 Rachael Lawrence – 2,556 The top three vote-getters were endorsed by Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Bob … Continue reading

Nunda Township GOP Primary Filings

Nunda Township Republicans will have opposition for every office but Township Clerk. There former Township Trustee and unsuccessful candidate for the GOP nomination for Recorder of Deeds Joni Smith has a lock. She is the only candidate. For Township Supervisor, … Continue reading

Republicans Partying at Marzonos on Route 31 South of Gary Lang Auto Group

That’s where local Republican candidates will be gathering with the exception of Steve Reick. His party will be at the Pour House in Downtown Woodstock on the street where the movie theater is located. Allen Skillicorn will hold his party … Continue reading

Another GOP Precinct Letter

Ev Evertsen is the appointed Republican Precinct Committeeman in Hartland Township Precinct 2. Here is his letter: Evert Evertsen 4709 Countryside Ln., Harvard, IL 60033 [email protected] 815-943-3298 Hi! I am your ‘appointed’ Republican committeeman. This precinct is very rural and … Continue reading

Message of the Day – A Tee Shirt

This T-shirt was worn at the Republican Party’s Presidential Debate Party at the Johnsburg Moose on Monday night, but my intrepid camerawomen didn’t get a shot of it. It is still work sharing, don’t you think? Wearing the tee shirt … Continue reading

Reick: Remap Decision Bodes Poorly for GOP

State Rep. candidate Steve Reick’s latest post on his web site: Dance Band on the Titanic There’s an old saying that bad news comes in threes. It’s certainly true today for Illinois. First comes the news that Illinois’ insurance rates … Continue reading