Election Results from Five Crystal Lake Precincts

Five precincts vote at the Crystal Lake Park District’s Main Beach House. 1,164 people voted on election day in Algonquin Township Precincts 7, 13, 19, 25 and 36. Here are the totals by office, Republican listed first, that I thought … Continue reading

Underwood Supporter Not Confident, Steals Big Hultgren Sign in Lakewood

One would think with the money pouring into the 14th Congressional District now represented by Randy Hultgren that opponent Lauren Underwood supporters wouldn’t be nervous. But one person driving on Lake Avenue next across the street from our home is … Continue reading

Cal Skinner’s Algonquin Township Precinct 7 Endorsement Letter

Here is the letter that I am taking to residents of my precinct: Cal Skinner Republican Precinct Committeeman Home with the tree house on Lake Ave. 459-3506, [email protected] It’s time to look at who is running for office and figure … Continue reading

Suzanne Ness Spends $12,663 on County Board Campaign thought September with $2,740 in the Bank

A year before this fall’s election Democrat Suzanne Ness filed papers announcing her candidacy to the Illinois State Board of Elections. Through September, she has raised $12,663 in her quest to be elected to the McHenry County Board. Through September, … 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

McHenry County Board Candidates Answer Seven Questions – Return of Title X

Instead of finding a quote from each of the nine District 1,2 and 3 candidates for McHenry County Board who were featured in the McHenry County League of Women Voters Forum, let’s take a look at their answers to one … Continue reading

County Board Candidates from Districts 1, 2 & 3 on Display Tonight at MCC

The McHenry County League of Women Voters will hold a forum for County Board candidates running in Districts 1, 2, and 3 on Monday, October 8th. In District 1 the following are candidates: Republican Bob Nowak Republican Christopher Spoerl Democrat … Continue reading

County Board Candidates from Districts 1, 2 & 3 on Display Monday, October 8th

The McHenry County League of Women Voters will hold a forum for County Board candidates running in Districts 1, 2, and 3 on Monday, October 8th. In District 1 the following are candidates: Republican Bob Nowak Republican Christopher Spoerl Democrat … Continue reading

NWH Endorses All Republicans Who Appeared for Interviews

In its Editorial Board endorsements, Jack Franks, who seems to have enormous influence on the placement of articles, struck out. Not one Democrat running for the McHenry County Board was endorsed. Franks’ allies who trashed McHenry County Clerk candidate Joe … Continue reading

County Board Candidate Lori Parrish’s Fundraiser

Overlapping McHenry County Board candidate Carolyn Schofield’s fundraiser¬†Tuesday evening at Crystal Lake Brewing was one for Lori Parrish at the Bulldog Ale House. I met Parrish’s running mate, Joe Gottemoller, coming out of the establishment on his way to Schofield’s … Continue reading

County Board Candidate Carolyn Schofield Holds Fundraiser

Crystal Lake Brewing was the site of McHenry County Board candidate Carolyn Schofield’s fundraiser Tuesday night. I got a photo of Schofield and her running mate Josh Howell, a member of the Cary Grade School Board, which has cut it … Continue reading

District 2 Democrat Tim O’Neill Withdrawn from Fall Contest

Tim O’Neill was put on the ballot after the March Primary Election by local Democrats. He withdrew his candidacy on August 15th, leaving Suzanne Ness as the only challenger to Republicans Carolyn Schofield and Josh Howell. Schofield and Ness are … Continue reading

Cary Grade School Board Alumni Caucus Likely on Next McHenry County Board

Chris Christensen was the first person who had served on Cary Grade School District 26 to serve on the McHenry County Board. He was appointed to replace Nick Provenzano when Provenzano resigned to become the District honcho for Congressman Randy … Continue reading

First Day Filings for McHenry County Board

Here is who the McHenry County Clerk reports filed on Monday, the first day for filing.¬† Incumbents’ names are in boldface type. MCHENRY COUNTY BOARD **indicates simultaneous filing DISTRICT 1 Republican CHRISTOPHER SPOERL 340 PEARL ST., CARY 60013 Democrat MICHAEL … Continue reading