McHenry County GOP Fails to Muster Quorum for Summer Meeting

Just as there was not a quorum at the Special Meeting called to determine whether Democratic Party State Rep. Jack Franks would have Tonya Franklin as an opponent, there was no quorum Monday night. Gathering at the Algonquin Township meeting … Continue reading

Teapot Boiling in Wisconsin, 63rd District Fire Doused with Kool-Aid in McHenry County

There must be a dam at the Illinois-Wisconsin border. The water from Wisconsin’s boiling tea kettle didn’t spill over the state border last Saturday when the McHenry County Republican Party decided no candidate against Jack Franks was better than Tea … Continue reading

Other Parts of the State Slate Last Minute Legislative Candidates, But Not McHenry County

Take a look at other parts of Illinois where parties are slating legislative candidates on this last day for filing party candidates.  These are the ones posted by the State Board of Elections through about 2 PM on deadline day. … Continue reading

Special Meeting Intitiator Sharon Meroni Reflects on Tonya Franklin’s Rejection by McHenry County Republican Party

An email from Sharon Meroni, who organized the effort to get Tonya Franklin on the ballot to oppose Democrat “Chainsaw Jack” Franks. Meroni, a write-in candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman in Fox River Grove, did something I have seen no … Continue reading

Lake County Dems Go Where McHenry County GOP Fear to Tread

Round Lake Area News reports that the Lake County Democrats candidate for Circuit Clerk, Cynthia Pruim Haran, dropped out of the race. Did that discourage the Democrats across the county line? Nooo. They nominated a new candidatenamed Rupam Davé and … Continue reading