Will Judicial Candidates Joel Berg, Mary McClellan and Robert Wilbrandt Vote to Allow Cameras in Courtrooms?

Friday, McHenry County Blog reported on the positions of three candidates for judicial posts. Saying they favor cameras in the courtroom were Ray Flavin Demetri Tsilimigras Unwilling to say, “yes,” was Tiffany Davis. Not that it’s a big deal to … Continue reading

Auditor Pam Palmer Gave Thumbs Down to Mary McClellan Request for Reimbursement for Parade Candy

Not only has McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan been denied reimbursement for fleece coats given to employees for Christmas presents, but former County Auditor Pam Palmer refused to approve parade candy and magnetic signs for reimbursement. A photo below shows … Continue reading

Employee Christmas Present Fleece Jackets from County Clerk Mary McClellan That Former Auditor Pam Palmer Refused to Pay with Tax Dollars

In January of 2017, McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan presented County Auditor Pam Palmer with bills for fleece jackets. Palmer refused to pay them. The bills, totaling $663.20 from Marengo’s Hyperstitch, Inc., are below: Here’s is Palmer’s explanation of what … Continue reading

McHenry County Clerk’s Online “Sample Ballot Locator” Down for Maintenance

No Sample Ballots Currently Available Two stories about primary ballots posted on McHenry County Blog prompted readers to seek out information on the County Clerk’s website. Sample Ballots for March Primary Not Available on County Clerk’s Website Headline Sparks Response … Continue reading

Robocall in Circuit Judge Race Yesterday

Robocall Asks Select Residents Seven Questions A friend of McHenry County Blog sent me information on a robocall they received yesterday. As best as their memory allows, here were the seven questions: Will you vote in the primary election March … Continue reading

NWH Features Bankruptcy Petition of McClellan Choice for County Clerk Successor

The Northwest Herald features a story on one of the Republican candidates running for the party nomination for McHenry County Clerk–Janice Dalton, also known as Janice Jones. Dalton filed for bankruptcy, making her financial dealings fair game for the newspaper. … Continue reading

Still Another Anti-McClellan Post by McHenry Judicial Ethics PAC

The McHenry Judicial Ethics PAC, which has not filed identification papers with the Illinois State Board of Elections, has posted another article criticizing McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan. McClellan is foregoing a run for re-election to seek the much higher … Continue reading

Post-Christmas Negative Piece on Mary McClellan

The McHenry Judicial Ethics PAC, run by person or persons unknown, sent out another negative email about McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan the day after Christmas. Featured this time was information about a suit published (only) >on McHenry County Blog. … Continue reading

Fifth Hit Piece Against Judicial Candidate Mary McClellan about Sanctions

It’s a long time until the March Primary Election, so I am perplexed why all the negative messages are being rolled out so early. Again Monday, the anonymous Political Action Committee calling itself McHenry Judicial Ethics PAC has published another … Continue reading