Gasser Defeat of Chirikos Means GOP Controls All Seats on County Board

In District 1 after about 3,150 early and absentee ballots were added to in-person ballot results from last night, newcomer Andrew Gasser of Fox River Grove defeated incumbent Democrat Nick Chirikos of Algonquin by 382 votes. That increased his 169 … Continue reading

New GOP Precinct Committee Appointments, Resignations

Since the March primary election, newly-elected McHenry County Republican Party Chairman Sandra Salgado has appointed a number of Precinct Committeemen in precincts where no one ran for the office. They are listed below. (The township and precinct number is first, … Continue reading

Republicans Dominate CL Indpendence Day Parade – Part 2

When we left Crystal Lake’s 4th of July Parade, the Crystal Lake Public Library entry had just passed. Next up was Congressman Peter Roskam. His wife Elizabeth was holding up one of his yard signs. Bruce Rauner’s and Randy Hultgren’s … Continue reading

6th District State Central Committee Candidate Aaron Del Mar Featured in Sun-Times Divorce Article

Yesterday, I wrote of the candidates seeking to be elected to the ruling body of the Illinois Republican Party.  (See here and here.) It’s called the Illinois State Central Committee. Its members are called State Central Committeemen. Every precinct committeeman, … Continue reading

Mark Stern Seeks 6th District State Central Committeeman Post

The battle for the post of Republican State Central Committeeman is on. In the 6th District, represented in Congress by Peter Roskam, DuPage County Precinct Committeeman Mark Stern has has sent the following email to those who have a vote … Continue reading

Bruce Rauner & Evelyn Sanguinetti Speak to Crowd at Fox River Grove Panera

GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner and his Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti spoke to folks gathered at Panera in Fox River Grove on Saturday afternoon. The meeting was inspired by 18-year old Precinct Committeeman candidate Jenna Wing, moderator Andrew Gasser said. … Continue reading