Lawsuit Hinted re Pledge of Allegiance Recording

I don’t know if this is an indication that Melissa Bean’s campaign for re-election to her 8th Congressional District seat is in trouble or that a League of Women Voter member is really angry about the negative publicity engendered on … Continue reading

Zingers Fly as Sheriff’s Candidates Face Off

By the zingers that flew between McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren and his Democratic opponent Mike Mahon, you could be excused for thinking there was a real contest going on. In the last debate, the one in which the incumbent … Continue reading

McHenry County League of Women Voters Allows Pledge of Allegiance

After the bruhaha that occurred after the Lake County League of Women Voters was forced to withstand an audience member-initiated Pledge of Allegiance, the McHenry County affiliate started its program with the Pledge.  (Here’s what she said afterward.) It wasn’t … Continue reading

2nd Sheriff’s Debate Tonight, County Clerk’s, Too

While it will be interesting to listen to the three Sheriff’s and two Clerk’s candidates debate tonight at 7 at McHenry County College’s Conference Center, most media types will probably be watching whether sponsor McHenry County League of Women Voters … Continue reading

Man Who Asked League of Women Voters’ Moderator the Pledge of Allegiance Question Comments

Here’s what he wrote: My name is Joe Ptak and I live in Island Lake, Illinois. I attended the Joe Walsh-Melissa Bean “forum” and I WAS THE INDIVIDUAL who stood up and wanted to know why the pledge of allegiance … Continue reading

What the League of Women Voters’ Moderator of the Walsh-Bean-Scheurer Debate Said about the Pledge of Allegiance

I took some time to jot down what the Lake County League of Women Voters’ moderator said about the 8th Congressional District debate audience’s insistence on reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before the Grayslake High School event. “I have absolutely … Continue reading

League of Women Voters Schedules Two Candidate Events

Two chances to hear candidates have been scheduled by the McHenry County League of Women Voters. The first will be this Sunday afternoon at 2 at McHenry County College. It will feature county board candidates. The format is the same … Continue reading

League of Women Voters Sponsors Thursday MCC Candidates’ Night for College Board and Crystal Lake City Council

This Thursday and Friday the League of Women Voters will sponsor two forums in conjunction with “Sunshine Week.” The one on Thursday evening will be for a candidates meeting for the McHenry County College Board and the Crystal Lake Council. … Continue reading