Commenter Mark Weighs In on Election Problems

From long-time, recently-returned commenter Mark: I vote to keep the approximate 24,000 vote discrepancy issue public until a more detailed answer is provided. Hopefully the McHenry County Republican party is digging into the issue and will provide a more detailed … Continue reading

Comment from One Named “In Favor of All Paper Ballots”

More commentary on McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan’s conduct of the fall election: Re: “McClellan discovered early Thursday afternoon that the county election website had not updated with early voting numbers.” Another flat out lie by the “bully”. The Clerk … Continue reading

Looking at County Board Vote Jumps after “Lost” Vote Found

Here is a comment from “KnownExtremist:” There appears to be a clear anomaly in the ACOSTA vote gain after the addition of the early and mail in votes when compared to other candidates in both his own District 5 and … Continue reading

Skillicorn Calls for Audit for McHenry County Elections

A public official with no personal stake in the outcome has called for an audit of the vote counting by McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan. State Rep. Allen Skillicorn, who was unopposed  in Tuesday’s election, issued the following press release: … 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

Johnsburg Community Club Polling Place Using Paper Ballots

McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan’s new voting machines are malfunctioning in Johnsburg, as well as Crystal Lake. Reports from the Johnsburg Community Club say that people are voting on paper ballots, instead of by machine. At least if there is … Continue reading

County Clerk Employees’ AFSCME Union Contract Up for McHenry County Board Consideration on October 16th

The McHenry County Board will consider approving a contract between the County Clerk’s Office and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) at its October 16th meeting. Here is the resolution that will be considered: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING … Continue reading

Week After Election NWH Notices Defining Element–Anonymous Hit Pieces from Jack Franks’ Allies

The Northwest Herald could not bother to write an article about the hit pieces the allies of Jack Franks were sending out to defame his Republican political opponents before the election, but decided to put it on the front page … Continue reading