The Comments from Capitol Fax Blog about Mary McClellan’s Missing Election Night Votes – Part 1

After a Friend of McHenry County Blog discovered that tens of thousands of votes cast on Election Day did not make it to McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan’s web site or election results, I emailed Rich Miller of Capitol Fax … Continue reading

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

Union Dues of Teachers at Crystal Lake High School District

What do teachers at Crystal Lake High School District 155 paid in dues to the Illinois Education Association? That’s a question that popped into my mind for some reason. The answer: D155 Education Association Monthly Dues – IEA Full Time … Continue reading

Township Assessors – Who Did a Good Job and Who Didn’t, 4th Worst is McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady

The Illinois State Revenue Department has release its comparison of 2016 assessments to 2017 property sales prices. These are called “sales ratio” studies and have being going on since at least the 1930’s. Here are the results: The Revenue calls … Continue reading

Mary Mahady Pulls in Campaign Cash, Over $19,000 to Spend in Last Two Months of the Campaign

Democratic Party State Senate candidate Mary Mahady took in $16,165 during the third quarter of the year. She spent $19,579.49 during the same July-August-September period. To do so, she had to draw down a bit over $3,000 from her July … Continue reading

Tribune Endorses Dan McConchie for Re-Election to State Senate, Plus Links to Answers to Election Forum Questions

The Chicago Tribune has endorsed State Senator Dan McConchie for re-election. He was appointed to replace Dan Duffy when Duffy retired early and won the 2016 election for a two-year term. The endorsement is below: 26th District: For first-term Sen. … Continue reading