Teachers Union Sends Pitch for Dillard to School Email Addresses, “Even If You’ve Never Voted Republican Before…”

The Illinois Education Association has endorsed State Senator Kirk Dillard for the Republican nomination for Governor. Champion News discovered that the IEA had made pitches to teachers at school and filed a boatload of Freedom of Information requests. I decided to … Continue reading

Slate Makes Itself Know in Algonquin Township

The long-rumored slate of Dan Shea Lowell Cutsforth Neils Kruse Bill Bligh popped up on some lawns recently. Shea and Cutsforth are currently on the Algonquin Township Board. Both voted to raise township salaries and, with the help of a … Continue reading

Four-Way Race for Nunda Township Supervisor

I have given up trying to understand Nunda Township Republican politics. Township Supervisor John Heisler, a former McHenry County Board member, is being challenged by three people. Heisler, whose family’s name has been associated with Crystal Lake since his grandfather … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Republicans Gear Up for a Fight

Only Township Assessor Bob Kunz and Road Commissioner Bob Miller managed to avoid a challenge in the late February Republican Party Primary Election. Township Supervisor Dianne Klemm is being challenged by Township Clerk Marc Munaretto. Two are running for the … Continue reading

Dorr Township Republican Turnout

Earlier I calculated and posted the percentage turnout in the February 2nd Republican primary election for each precinct in Algonquin Township Grafton Township and Nunda Township The figures are not for the percentage that voted in all primary elections; rather, … Continue reading

Republican Precinct Committeemen Filings as of Friday – Filing Deadline Monday

Here are the citizens who have through Friday identified themselves as willing to serve the Republican Party. There are folks who have not filed for Republican precinct committeeman who will on Monday (I shall, for instance, file in Algonquin Township … Continue reading

Message of the Day – A Reprise

I have used this tee shirt before as a “Message of the Day,” but it is again appropriate. VOTEdeclare yourself is the main message. Just as important for the township elections as for the presidential elections. Anyone can vote in … Continue reading