District 155 Dueling School Board Slates Deploy Signs

There’s a fight for control of the Crystal Lake District 155 School Board this spring. One team is led by McHenry County Board member Donna Kurtz. You can see that side’s four by four foot sign below: Running with Kurtz … Continue reading

Grafton Township Write-in Results: Al Zielinski for Assessor, Matthew Cooper for Trustee

After being thrown off the Grafton Township Republican Primary ballot for not numbering the pages on his petitions, Assessor Al Zielinski decided to run a write-in campaign. He needed 50 votes (the number of petition signatures to get on the … Continue reading

Literature from Grafton Township Trustee Write-In Candidate Matthew Cooper

In response to my invitation to post candidate literature in the article about Grafton Township write-in candidate Linda Moore, Matthew Cooper, also seeking the office of Township Trustee via the write-in route, sent me his literature. You can see it … Continue reading

Linda Moore Passing Out Door Hangers in Write-In Campaign for Grafton Township Trustee

As I understand the law, write-in candidates in primary elections have to obtain at least as many votes as people had to obtain signatures to get on the ballot. That means that former Grafton Township Supervisor Linda Moore and Mathew … Continue reading

Riley School Board Election Attracts Bryan Millard as Write-In Candidate

Bryan Millard has filed the paperwork to run as a write-in candidate for the Riley Grade School Board. On the ballot are the following: Anita M. Mitchell (incumbent) Timothy Aubry (incumbent) Rick Nordmeyer (incumbent) … Continue reading

Two File for Two Cary Grade School Seats as Write-Ins

There are four seats on Cary Grade School District 26 which are up for election in April. Only two people are on the ballot. Two others, however, have filed as write-in candidates. They are Leonard Kaxmer Ron Demkowicz Neither seems … 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

Al Zielinski Runs Write-In Campaign for Re-Election as Grafton Township Assessor

A press release from Grafton Township Assessor Al Zielinski: Alan Zielinski seeks re-election as a write-in for Grafton Township Assessor LAKEWOOD, IL (January 26, 2017) – When discussing the possibility of another term, many asked: “Why bother? “The “good ‘ol … Continue reading

Write-Ins for Precinct Committeeman

There were many vacancies for Republican Precinct Committeeman after petitions were filed in November. There were many, many more vacancies for Democratic Precinct Committeeman. But, there is another route to this basic party office other than by petition and listing … Continue reading

Part 19 – Who’s Got What

Today we move to Kristina Zahorik’s campaign committee. She serves on the Oakwood Hills Village Board and is a Democratic Party State Central Committeewoman. She ran first for Village Trustee in the April election. Last year she won the State Central Committeewoman … Continue reading