Time for Watchdogs to Run for Office against Cheerleaders

A letter for the editor of the Northwest Herald, reprinted here with permission of writer Stephen Willson of Lakewood: Run for Office Editor: Our government is supposed to be a system of checks and balances. Locally, that means school boards … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Attorney Offers Advice to Bob Miller on Statement of Candidacy

The following article was first posted on Illinois Leaks and is re-published with permission: Algonquin Township Road District – Legal advice on election matters? BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 2, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – I really don’t know what … Continue reading

Jack Franks Bailing Out Mary McClellan

Last Minute Agenda Change to Make Primary Election Valid As reported earlier, state law requires the County Board to approve changes in polling places. County Clerk Mary McClellan’s Oversight May Invalidate Tuesday Election McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan, an attorney … Continue reading

McClellan Gains Support for Rapid Election Software Payment

“Houston, we have a problem,” began McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan’s presentation of the Finance Committee of the County Board Wednesday. She explained that she could not conduct the February 28th township primary elections without the voting software from Dominion Voting … Continue reading

Voting, Communications Problems Cited by State Board of Elections

The following memo is from the State Board of Elections employee tasked to take a look at the conduct of the primary elections by McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellen. The investigation was requested by State Rep. David McSweeney. I visited … Continue reading