McHenry County Farm Bureau Contributes $1,250 to County Board Candidates

The McHenry County Farm Bureau Political Action Committee has made $250 contributions tothe following  five County Board candidates: Joe Gottemoller John Jung Carolyn Schofield Larry Smith Chuck Wheeler The contributions are misidentified as “expenditures,” rather than “transfers.” The fund has … Continue reading

Joe Gottemoller Get Campaign Reporting Done Early

It’s only four days into the fifteen day filing period for campaign finance filing, but McHenry County Board member Joe Gottemoller, running for re-election, has finished that chore. Here are the contributions he reports by name (those over $150): $250 … Continue reading

Roskam Has More Money for Congressional Campaign Than Casten

A press release from Republican Congressman Peter Roskam: Roskam continues to dominate fundraising in Sixth District race DuPage County, IL – Representative Peter Roskam continues to dominate fundraising in the Sixth District Congressional race, besting his democrat opponent, Sean Casten, by raising … Continue reading

Recent Financial Support for Steve Reick’s Campaign

Here’s what has showed up since the House Republican Organization transferred $100,000 to GOP State Rep. candidate Steve Reick’s campaign $11,693.61 – House Republican Organization for printing $11,693.61 – House Republican Organization for printing $2,000 – Citizens for [State Rep. … Continue reading

Bartman Reports Help from Farm Bureau and Operating Engineers Local 150

Reported today  to the Illinois State Board of Elections is $1,887.46 from the Illinois Farm Bureaus Political Action Committee, Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR Fund, for a mailing $1,595 for signs from International Union Operating Engineers 150-PAC … Continue reading

Franks Picks Up More Union Money

The latest union to give money to State Rep. Jack Franks is the Construction & General Laborers District Council of Chicago & Vicinity. The amount was $1,000. In addition, Franks reported receiving the following contributions: $1,000 – Arlington Park Racetrack,Arlington … Continue reading

Another Millionaire Gives to Millionaire Lying Jack Franks’ Campaign

Another millionaire with no stake in McHenry County has written a check to Jack Franks McHenry County Board Chairman campaign. He is Michael Sacks, CEO/Chairman of Grosvenor Capital Management. He gave $5,400 in his own name and the name of … Continue reading

Jack Franks – Labor Unions’ Million Dollar Man – Part 5

The numbers that commenter Mark gathered from contributions made by the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers to the campaign fund of Jack Franks appear below. Here’s another contribution that appeared on the spreadsheet under the “I’s”: IL Dist Council 1 Intl Union … Continue reading

Two More Unions Kick Money In for John Bartman’s State Rep. Campaign

Two more labor unions have contributed $1,000 or more to the campaign of John Bartman, the Democrat who would replace Jack Franks in Springfield. They are $1,500 – IBEW Illinois PAC, Washington [International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers] $1,000 – SUAAction, Springfield … Continue reading

Personal and Family Funds for Ray Flavin

Haven’t looked at Democratic Party State’s Attorney candidate Ray Flavin’s campaign contributions yet, but with signs popping up, I figure it’s time to do so. He started his committee with $5,000 on July 13th. On July 22nd another $2,100 in-kind … Continue reading

Operating Engineers-Related PAC Gives Franks $25,000, More from Others

Jack Franks’ campaign for McHenry County Board Chairman just got a check for $25,000 from the Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC (see connection to Operating Engineers Local 150 here). (Certainly is it just a coincidence that the McHenry County … Continue reading

Chris Christensen Opens County Board Campaign Fund with $9,300

About-to-be appointed District 3 McHenry County Board member Chris Christensen has filed his first campaign finance report with the Illinois State Board of Elections. It says he has $9,300 so far. Two entities made contributions of $1,000 or more: $2,000 … Continue reading