Carolyn Schofield Running for State Rep. Mike Tryon’s Seat

A press release from McHenry County Board member Carolyn Schofield: Carolyn Schofield Announces Candidacy for State Representative CRYSTAL LAKE….. McHenry County Board member Carolyn Schofield has announced she will run for the office of State Representative for Illinois’ 66th Legislative … Continue reading

Is Carolyn Schofield Considering Run for State Rep.?

The following is from new commenter “On Target” appeared under the article about Lakewood Village Trustee Paul Serwatka’s having put $100,000 into a new campaign fund in an effort to replace State Rep. Mike Tryon in the General Assembly: Three conservative males … Continue reading

Paul Serwatka Puts $100,000 into State Rep. Race

Newly-elected write-in candidate for Lakewood Village Trustee Paul Serwatka seems to have set his sights on the Illinois House of Representatives. Signaling his intention to run for State Representative less than a week after Crystal Lake Republican Mike Tryon announced … Continue reading

The 2016 Recorder of Deeds Race

Candidates are already lining up to win the Republican Party primary for Recorder of Deeds next spring. After all, petition passing for next year’s primary election starts around the first of September. Long-time incumbent Phyllis Walters is expected to retired.  She … Continue reading

McSweeney Introduces Eleven Bills

Sophomore State Rep. David McSweeney introduced eleven bills on the first day of the session. To say that it is an ambitious agenda is more than an understatement. You can take a look at them below: House Bill 173 – Repeals … Continue reading

League of Women Voters Schedules Debates – First Tuesday for State Rep. Candidates

There are two debates scheduled on the McHenry County League of Women Voters web site. Looking at campaign contributions for State Rep. Barb Wheeler, shows that she received $15,000 from Chicago-based Stand for Children IL PAC on September 15th. She … Continue reading

The Government’s Press Release on State Rep. Derrick Smith’s Bribery Conviction

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: ILLINOIS STATE REP. DERRICK SMITH CONVICTED OF TAKING $7,000 BRIBE CHICAGO — Illinois State Rep. DERRICK SMITH (10th District) was convicted today on federal corruption charges for accepting a $7,000 cash bribe … Continue reading