NWH Endorses The Three Republican State Senate Candidates

To over-generalize,but not by much, the Northwest Herald Editorial Board endorsed all three Republican State Senate candidates over their Democratic Party opponents because the Democrats seemed likely or stated specifically that they wanted to impose a progressive income tax on … Continue reading

Bruce Rauner Visits Republican Headquarters in Crystal Lake

Governor Bruce Rauner made one of his rare visits to McHenry County today. He was late, having been tied up in traffic, so Congressman Peter Roskam filled the time with comments. It’s the first time, as far as I know, … Continue reading

Mike Walkup Announces Resignation from County Board, Jack Franks Will Appoint Replacement

I was at the District 155 High School Board meeting Tuesday night and didn’t bother to listen to the concurrent McHenry County Board meeting tape. Had I, I would have heard District 3 County Board member Mike Walkup announce his … Continue reading

Wilcox Has Less to Spend During Last Month of Campaign Than Democrat Mahady

Starting July with $1,528.85 in the bank, State Senate candidate Craig Wilcox raiser $19,940.26 during the three months ending in September. He spent $15,251.97 during the quarter. That meant he started with only $6,217.14 available for the last month of … Continue reading

Mary Mahady Pulls in Campaign Cash, Over $19,000 to Spend in Last Two Months of the Campaign

Democratic Party State Senate candidate Mary Mahady took in $16,165 during the third quarter of the year. She spent $19,579.49 during the same July-August-September period. To do so, she had to draw down a bit over $3,000 from her July … Continue reading

Daily Herald Endorses Wilcox over Malady for State Senate

The Daily Herald has endorsed former Republican McHenry County Board member Craig Wilcox, recently appointed to replace Pam Althoff in the State Senate, over Democratic Party McHenry Township Assessor Mary Malady. Here’s part of the endorsement: Mahady would like to … Continue reading

Jack Franks Gets to Appoint Another Repubican County Board Member

With the resignation of McHenry County Board member Craig Wilcox to assume Pam Althoff’s State Senate seat, there is a District 4 vacancy on the County Board. The replacement has to be a Republican and be approved by the County … Continue reading