McHenry Democrats Air Dirty Laundry in Court – Part 7

Previous posts have laid out the facts as seen by Plaintiffs Kerri Barber and Katherine Dickerson, who are suing fellow Democrats they label as “Centrists.” The suit was brought by former McHenry County Board and Algonquin Township Trustee candidate Kerri … Continue reading

McHenry Democrats Air Dirty Laundry in Court – Part 6

The next part of Kerri Barber’s suit against the McHenry County Democratic Party Chairman Mike Bissett, his wife Paula Yensen, Party Vice Chair Kristina Zahorik and State Senate candidate Nancy Zettler now moves to the November Central Committee meeting. “In … Continue reading

McHenry Democrats Air Dirty Laundry in Court – Part 5

The mass removal of Democratic Precinct Committeemen by Democratic Party Chairman Mike Bissett shows up next in the suit. “On October 17, 2017, Defendant Bisset (sic) removed many precinct committee members, including Plaintiff Barber. “Following these removals, Defendant Bisset held … Continue reading

McHenry Democrats Air Dirty Laundry in Court – Part 4

The recitation of facts from the viewpoint of the Progressive McHenry County Democrats filing the suit against the Establishment “Centrists” continues with information about Defendants attacking “a family member.” The family member turns out to be Plaintiff Kerri Barber’s husband, … Continue reading

McHenry Democrats Air Dirty Laundry in Court – Part 3

According to the suit filed by Kerri Barber and Katherine Dickerson, Nancy Zettler, internet publisher and now the Democratic candidate running against Republican State Senator Karen McConnaughay,  thought the two had a conflict of interest because their company, Heroic Media, … Continue reading

McHenry Democrats Air Dirty Laundry in Court – Part 2

Yesterday, the introduction of the lawsuit filed by self-proclaimed “Progressive” Democrat Kerri Barber and her business associate Katherine Dickerson against Democrats the two label “Centrists”–Michael Bissett, Paula Yensen, Kristina Zahorik and Nancy Zettler–was outlined. Today, some of the “facts” from … Continue reading

McHenry Democrats Air Dirty Laundry in Court – Part 1

A fight between McHenry County Democrats calling themselves “Progressives” and McHenry Democrats in control of the Central Committee, labeled “Centrists,” found its way in Circuit Court on April 19, 2018. While not an expert in taxology of the local Democratic … Continue reading

Democrats Announce Convention Results

The following people will be leading the McHenry County Democratic Central Committee for the next two years: Kristina Zahorik Chair • Nunda 25, Oakwood Hills Ruth Scifo Vice Chair • Algonquin 50, Crystal Lake Michael Bissett Treasurer • Grafton 12, … Continue reading

Local Democrats Announce Leadership Team

Here’s what is listed on the web site of the McHenry County Democratic Party: Local party leadership Chairman: Mike Bissett Vice-Chair: Kristina Zahorik Treasurer: Mary Mahady Secretary: Kathy Bergan Schmidt General Counsel: James Harrison Fundraising Chair: TBA Membership Recruitment Chair: … Continue reading

Jack Franks Can’t Carry His County for Clinton, Aguilar Runs First in 14th Congressional District

This year, as in 2008, State Rep. Jack Franks was a big Hillary Clinton supporter. Had he supported fellow legislator Barack Obama, he probably could have been a Federal Judge by now (or at least a Magistrate Judge). When one … Continue reading

Local Presidential Delegate/Alternate Candidates

Looking at the State Board of Elections web site for McHenry County residents who have filed for National Convention Delegate or Alternate Delegate yielded what follows. If Donald Trump sweeps the Illinois Republican Primary Election, four people will be at … Continue reading

Part 19 – Who’s Got What

Today we move to Kristina Zahorik’s campaign committee. She serves on the Oakwood Hills Village Board and is a Democratic Party State Central Committeewoman. She ran first for Village Trustee in the April election. Last year she won the State Central Committeewoman … Continue reading

State Workers Rally Against Rauner at Woodstock Square

Upwards of 75 union members and sympathizers gathered at the Woodstock Square at noon to condemn Governor Bruce Rauner, billionaires and Republicans. The 60-70 union members marched to the Square where a sign was placed in front of those standing … Continue reading

Democrats Elect Central Committee Officers

Couldn’t be two places at once last Wednesday night, so I asked the head of the McHenry County Democratic Central Committee if there were any changes in officers. There were a couple of them, which you can see below: Chair: … Continue reading