Cary Mayor Mark Kownick Retains Office, But Barely

Cary Mayor Mark Kownick won his re-election campaign by 21 votes. Challenger Jim Cosler received 1,534 votes to Knownick’s 1.555. Looking at the Cary Trustee election, in which three seats were up, yielded the following results: Jeffrey Kraus – 1,603 … Continue reading

Nunda Township Trustee Candidates Face Off

Tough to follow a campaign with as many candidates as are running for Nunda Township Trustee, so let’s look at their part of the February 28th ballot: Introductions were the first order of business when the Nunda Township Republican Party … Continue reading

After Withdrawing from Lakewood Village President Race, Santowski Files as Write-In

Lakewood was the write-in sensation two years ago, when Paul Serwatka ran first as a write-in in his race for Village Trustee. He campaigned against the Tax Increment Financing District and the SportsPlex at the southern intersection of Routes 47 … Continue reading

Serwatka Stresses Taxes in Sign Campaign

Except for the “Write-in” on the sign, you can’t tell the difference between Paul Serwatka’s campaign and a mainstream one. On top this four-by-four foot sign talks about tax hikes.  Lakewood’s Village Board has maximized its tax take under the … Continue reading

Republican Precinct Committeeman Ryne Powell Running for Spring Grove Trustee

Ryne Powell of Spring Grove is running for Village Trustee in Spring Grove. Powell is also an elected Republican Precinct Committeeman in Richmond 4. Below is his walk card that he is using to canvass.  (If other candidates in McHenry … Continue reading

Library Board Candidates, Write-In Opportunities in Seven Districts

Libraries that are not for a single municipality are governed by elected Library District Boards. They are spread all over McHenry County, with the exception of the Crystal Lake and Harvard area. Crystal Lake and Harvard have the only city … Continue reading

16-7-5 Are Votes in Richmond Township Trustee Election

27-year old Michael Moore didn’t get his start in politics tonight. He emailed me what happened. With three people declaring themselves candidates to replace Richmond Township Trustee Terri LaDuke, who resigned to drive the township bus, the winner, a man … Continue reading