“Out of Towner” Reflects on Election Results

Here is an analysis by a commented calling him/herself “Out of Towner:” Re: “Democratic Party candidates for Congress won McHenry County.” Due to the efforts of [Kristina] Zahorik and McHenry County Committeemen or due to what a Politician can do … Continue reading

McClellan’s Revised Election Totals Show Underwood Winning McHenry County 50.1% to 49.9%

After supposedly fixing her election night screw-up McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan posts 14th congressional district results showing Democrat Lauren Underwood outpolled Republican Randy Hultgren by two-tenths of one percent. … Continue reading

Sun-Times Reports $6.3 Million Spent on TV Ads in Roskam-Casten Campaign

As of deadline for Monday’s Chicago Sun-Times political reporter Lynn Sweet had discovered the following television expenditures in the race between Congressman Peter Roskam and his Democratic Party challenger Sean Caster: $7.6 million for Casten $6.5 million for Roskam The … Continue reading

Democrat Lauren Underwood Has Congressional Campaign Office on Woodstock Square

Congressman Randy Hultgren’s Democratic Party challenger Lauren Underwood, has opened a campaign office on the Woodstock Square next to Starbucks. When a Friend of McHenry County Blog walked in and took the photo below, he was asked to leave. The … Continue reading

Tribune Endorses Fox River Valley Republican Incumbents for Congress, Article Favors Hultgren’s Opponent Lauren Underwood.

The Chicago Tribune has endorsed both Peter Roskam and Randy Hultgren for re-election to Congress. In the Tribune’s article on the race between Democrat Lauren Underwood and Republican Randy Hultgren, I’d say the photos, not to mention the front page … Continue reading

Hultgren Goes After Single Payer Health Plan Supported by Opponent Underwood

From Congressman Randy Hultgren: Hultgren Airs Second Ad of 2018 Election Geneva, IL – Randy Hultgren, who is running for re-election this November as Representative for the 14th Congressional District, has aired his second television ad of this campaign season. … Continue reading

Lauren Underwood Holding Town Hall Meeting at McHenry VFW Oct. 8th

Looking for information about the Queen of Hearts raffle in McHenry, I happened upon the following announcement on the VFW’s Facebook page. Don’t know whether the scheduling was deliberately set to piggyback off the raffle, but, regardless, it’s a good … Continue reading

Democrats on Parade in Johnsburg

When I started writing the article on Jack Franks parading in Johnsburg, I mis-titled it “Democrats on Parade.” It wasn’t until I looked at the pictures following his that I realized the highest ranking Democrat had separated himself from other … Continue reading

The Labor Day Rally from a Participant’s Viewpoint

Yesterday, I was able to post little more than photos of the Labor Day Rally held in the Woodstock Square. Then it started raining. Here is what happened as Patrick Murfin, one of the speakers and blogger at Heretic, Rebel, … Continue reading

CL Independence Day Parade – Part 8 – Lauren Underwood

Right after the Republicans came the McHenry County Democratic Party banner. Lauren Underwood, the woman running against Randy Hultgren for Congress in the 14th District, was first in line. It was easy to see who the candidate was with Underwood … Continue reading