Decrying Lack of Municipal Competition, Especially in Lakewood

Lakewood policy wonk Steve Willson took fingers to keys, writing the following lament about the lack of candidates in most municipal elections and, especially, his own Village of Lakewood. I am disappointed in how many local races are not contested, … Continue reading

Interpreting Althoff’s Defense of Senate Bill 3341 Authorizing Non-Referendum Bonds

In a comment under Pam Althoff’s defense of the bill to allow the McHenry County Conservation District to borrow money without referendum approve, bond analyst Steve Willson, a resident of Lakewood, offers the following glossary. He calls it a “Voters’ … Continue reading

So, You Might Want to Run for Office

Steve Willson, the campaign manager for successful McHenry County College Board candidates Tom Wilbeck and Chris Jenner will conduct a seminar on how to win an election on June 23rd at Republican Headquarters in Crystal Lake. Topics to be considered … Continue reading