Ray Brown Signs for Certified Letter Sent to Illinois Integrity (sic) Fund Hoffman Estates Mailing Address

The allies of McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks used the “Illinois Integrity Fund” as its name in attack pieces aimed at Republican Primary Election opponents of  the Democratic Party office holder. Attacked by this anonymous source were County Recorder, … Continue reading

McHenry County Health Department Moving West for New Challenges

It was October, 2014, that Michael Hill took over the reins of the McHenry County Health Department. Now he is about to assume the helm as Director of the Health Agency in San Luis Obispo County, California, which is north … Continue reading

How GOP Committeemen Voted in the County Convention

In a massive step toward transparency, newly-elected Republican Party Chairman Diane Evertsen has released who voted for Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary at Wednesday’s Rep;ublican Central Committee Convention.  (Treasurer Rachael Lawrence was elected by acclamation.) Plane Alan ALD 1 260 … Continue reading

Three Women, One Man Elected to Lead McHenry County Republicans

Four elected officials have been selected to lead the McHenry County Republican Central Committee for the next two years. They were all from the coalition put together four years ago when Sandra Salgado won the chairmanship. Elected Chairman to replace … Continue reading

Chuck Wheeler Running for Vice Chairmanship of GOP Central Committee

McHenry County Board member Chuck Wheeler, re-nominated despite opposition from allies of Democratic Party Board Chairman Jack Franks is seeking the Vice Chairmanship of the County Republican Party. Two post cards have been sent to Precinct Committeemen in his campaign. … Continue reading

Chuck Wheeler Praised for Caring for Animals by Board of Health Member

Laura Hatch, a member of the McHenry County Board of Health,  wrote the following letter to the Northwest Herald about McHenry County Board member Chuck Wheeler.  It is reprinted with permision of its author. Chuck Wheeler really cares To the … Continue reading

Why Did District 4 Count Board Candidate Steve Bellmore Give an Incomplete Answer to the NWH about Previous Elected Offices Held?

When Steve Bellmore, the candidate selected to knock Jack Franks critique Chuck Wheeler off the County Board, filled out his questionnaire for the Northwest Herald, he gave an incomplete answer to the following question: Elected office held: Bellmore’s reply was … Continue reading

Group Trying to Defeat McHenry County’s Only Black Elected Official Calls His Supporters “Racists”

Only readers of McHenry County Blog have any idea of the sleazy mailings being put out by Jack Franks allies in an attempt to defeat those who dare question Jack Franks’ efforts to have total control of County government not … Continue reading

NorWest Republicans Release Questionnaire – 5

This is the fifth page of questions from the NorWest Republican Organization.  All McHenry County Board candidates in the area were sent questionnaires. It appears there are questions as to who received the NorWest questionnaire. Here is the content of … Continue reading

Jack Franks’ Backers Target County Board Member Chuck Wheeler

Despite having made a countywide and two County Board District mailings a new Political Action Committee calling itself “Illinois Integrity Fund” still has not filed its existence with the Illinois State Board of Elections. A  post card attacking District 4 … Continue reading

NorWest Republicans Release Questionnaire – 4

This is the fourth page of the NorWest Township Republican Organization’s questionnaire to all County Board candidates running in its territory (Districts 4 and 6), plus the office of County Clerk. It was sent to all candidates.  The ones missing … Continue reading

NorWest Republicans Relese Questinnaire – 3

The NorWest Republican Organization have solicited answers from County Board and County Clerk candidates.  Today, McHenry County Blog publishes its third page: ­Question Schuster Brettman Wheeler Miller Tirio D-6 D=6 D-4 Treas. Clerk   24. Law to prohibit future elected … Continue reading

NorWest Republicans Release Questionnaire – 2

Here is the second page of answers to questions that were sent to all candidates: ­Question Schuster Brettman Wheeler Miller Tirio D-6 D-6 D-4 Treas. Clerk 11. Reforms to Workmen’s Compensation insurance which will lower premiums? yes yes yes yes … Continue reading

NorWest Republicans Release Candidate Questionnaire Results – 1

All candidates were sent questionnaires by the NorWest Republican Organization. The questions and replies on the first page follow (other pages will be published one a day): ­Question Schuster Brettman Wheeler Miller Tirio D-6 D=6 D-4 Treas. Clerk 1. Elimination … Continue reading