Democrats Re-Elect Mike Bissett as County Chairman

The McHenry County Democratic Party Central Committee held its meeting Wednesday night and re-elected all but one of its officers. Michael Bissett of Lake in the Hills will continue to be the Party Chair. Huntley’s Sam Melei will again be … Continue reading

Replacing a County Official

Reading that 2008 McHenry County State’s Attorney candidate Dan Regna, who lost big time to embattled State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi, intends to run for the office in 2012, made me think that readers might be interested in the process of … Continue reading

Mike Mahon Huntley Fundraiser Attended by State Comptroller Candidate David Miller

While Republicans were raising money in McHenry for party purposes, Democratic Party sheriff challenger Mike Mahon was doing the same in Huntley. I went over after the GOP Play Day dinner and discovered an eating place treasure in the outside … Continue reading

Sun-Times Covers Bianchi Special Prosecutor Decision by Associate Judge Gordan Graham, Trib Has Article about Pumpkin Tosser

  You know I try to share articles I find in Chicago newspapers.  It happens so rarely as to almost be an “event.” Saturday, two articles popped up, one on page 3 of the Chicago Tribune and one on Page … Continue reading

McHenry County Democratic Party State’s Attorney Candidate Tom Cynor Keeps Money in Campaign Account

Prior to the 2008 McHenry County State’s Attorney’s election, Democrat Tom Cynor loaned his committee $35,000. That was on top of the $15,000 he pumped in during May. Incumbent Republican Lou Bianchi acted as if Cynor were going to spend … Continue reading

Dems Searching for Local Candidates for 2010, Young Republicans Sent Alert about Precinct Committee Possibilities

The following press release was received from the McHenry County Democratic Party: COUNTY DEMS PRESENT PANEL FOR POTENTIAL CANDIDATES CRYSTAL LAKE—The Democratic Party of McHenry County will present a special panel to provide useful information for potential local candidates at … Continue reading

Bianchi’s Ex-Secretary Says She Did Campaign Work on County Time

Daily Herald reporter Chuck Keeshan is reporting today that former McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi’s secretary, now NIU student Amy Dalby, stole office computer files to be able to defend herself, “should anyone later claim she was part of … Continue reading