Diane Evertsen Reaction to Tina Hill-John Jung Solicitation

The following email was sent by McHenry County Republican Party Chairman Diane Evertsen: It appears we have committeemen who have taken it upon themselves to author an email relative to the wrangling in Algonquin Township. I say “It appears” because … Continue reading

Lincoln Day Dinner Scheduled for February 23rd Features Jeannie Ives

The McHenry County Republican Party is holding its Lincoln Day fundraiser at the Bull Valley Country Club on February 23rd. Featured speaker will be Jeanne Ives, the woman who almost knocked Governor Bruce Rauner out of the box in the … Continue reading

Lincoln Day Dinner Scheduled for February 23rd Features Jeannie Ives

The McHenry County Republican Party is holding its Lincoln Day fundraiser at the Bull Valley Country Club on February 23rd. Featured speaker will be Jeanne Ives, the woman who almost knocked Governor Bruce Rauner out of the box in the … Continue reading

GOP Seeks Candidates to Replace Mike Walkup in District 3

A press release from the McHenry County Republican Party: GOP Seeking McHenry County Board Vacancy Applicants for District 3 McHenry County, Ill. – McHenry County is seeking qualified candidates to apply to succeed County Board member Michael Walkup, who resigned … Continue reading

Treasurer of McHenry County Republican Party Resigns

Algonquin Township Trustee Rachael Lawrence resigned as Treasurer of the McHenry County Republican Party today. Her routine resignation, seen below, Please be advised that I have resigned as Treasurer of the Republican Central Committee of McHenry County effective today, December … Continue reading

Bruce Rauner Visits Republican Headquarters in Crystal Lake

Governor Bruce Rauner made one of his rare visits to McHenry County today. He was late, having been tied up in traffic, so Congressman Peter Roskam filled the time with comments. It’s the first time, as far as I know, … Continue reading

McHenry County Dems Gets Another Almost $12,000 from Pritzker

As previously reported, the McHenry County Democratic Central Committee received, on July 31st,  $11,833.33 of the $1 million JB Pritzker gave to the Democratic Central Committee of Rock Island County. On September 16th (today), another $11,833.33 contribution to local Democrats was reported. … Continue reading

Jack Franks’ Cats Paw Election Board Complaints On Monday Agenda

Monday will be the day when the Illinois State Board of Elections makes its decision on whether to approve or deny the complaints that strong support of Jack Franks, Carpenters Union official Ron Eck, made against McHenry County Clerk candidate … Continue reading

Republicans on Parade in Johnsburg

After the Libertarian Party entry in the Johnsburg Saufen und Spiel Parade came a long line of Republicans. Flags came first. An elephant drew attention to signs. More flags on a float on which Republican party Chairman Diane Evertsen cn … Continue reading

Two Views of the Carpenters Union

The Chicago Sun-Times, now owned by labor unions, ran the following ad on Labor Day: Here’s another view of the union, a photo of Business Representative and Organizer Rondald Eck, who earns $115,373 a year, according to UnionFacts.com. At a heading … Continue reading

Patrick Kenneally Lays Down Challenge for Local Republicans

At his fundraiser on Thursday night, McHenry County State’s Attorney laid down his hope for Republicans in McHenry County. He cites a sense of revolt over the last three years locally. Here are two highlights: “An inflamed sense that something … Continue reading

McHenry County Republican Party Chairman Calls for Opposition to Jack Franks’ Getting Board Permission to Buy Giveaway Items

An email from McHenry County Republican Chairman Diane Evertsen: Stop giving away our money!! It would appear our current County Board Chairman would like all of us to pay for giveaway items with his – or any other -political name … Continue reading

CL Independence Day Parade – Part 19 – Tom Weber

Tom Weber, running to replace State Rep. Barbara Wheeler had an impressive entry in the Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade. Never have I seen a candidate used a loud speaker system to talk to those lining a parade route. The … Continue reading

CL Independence Day Parade – Part 17 – Lori Parrish

McHenry County Board candidate Lori Parrish had an entry separate from the other Republicans. And, she had a fire truck. On top of the fire engine was a big sign displaying her name and that she is running for the … Continue reading

GOP Seeks Volunteers for Next Week’s McHenry County Fair

A message from McHenry County Republican Party Chairman Diane Evertsen: McHenry County Fair The McHenry County Fair will open at noon on Tuesday, July 31st and run through Sunday, August 5th. The Republican Party will have our booth in Building D (the air conditioned one!) … Continue reading

Want to Replace Karen McConnaughay on the Fall Ballot for State Senate?

Here’s where you should send your resume and other relevant information: [email protected] The Republican 33rd District Legislative Committee will hold interviews of applicants wishing to fill the vacancy in nomination resulting from Senator Karen McConnaughay’s withdrawal as a candidate at the … Continue reading