Saturday Night YR Forum for State Rep. Candidates Kent Gaffney, Danielle Rowe and Dave McSweeney

Last Saturday night at 7 the County Board candidates you see above gathered at McHenry County College to present their credentials and answer questions. Tonight, three aspirants to fill the full term of the late State Rep. Mark Beaubien will … Continue reading

District 5 and 6 Tax Hiking Incumbents Skip McHenry County Board Candidates’ Night

The Young Republicans provided a public service Saturday night by sponsoring a candidates night for McHenry County Board candidates in District 5 and 6. The Friday night counterpart for District 2, 3 and 4 candidates, on the other hand, had … Continue reading

MCC Candidates’ Forum Saturday Night at 7 for McHenry County Board Districts 5 & 6

The turnout was not spectacular for the McHenry County Young Republicans County Board candidates’ night Friday night. Mainly hard core watchers of county government. The Friday forum featured candidates for Districts 2, 3 and 4 minus County Board Chairman Ken … Continue reading

County Board and State Rep. Races Scheduled by Young Republicans, MCC Political Theory and Debate Group

A press release from the McHenry County Young Republicans: A Chance to Get to Know the Candidates That You Will Be Voting For On March 20 Crystal Lake, IL – Jan 26 – The McHenry County Young Republicans Are Excited … Continue reading

YR’s Sponsoring Candidates’ Nights for County Board & Hot State Rep. Race

When the latest email came from the McHenry County Young Republicans, I said, “Hallelujah!” to myself. There would be a chance for the public to see County Board candidates in action. Now, steps forth the McHenry County Young Republicans. Chairman … Continue reading

The Politicians at Crystal Lake’s July 4th Parade

OK. You got me. It’s July 3rd. And it wasn’t sweltering hot.  I found the shade most of the hour and a half 90-something entry parade. The biggest political entry was Congressman Joe Walsh’s. He followed Congressman Don Manzullo and … Continue reading

YR’s Plan Candidate Rally, March 11th Crystal Lake Happy Hour

Erica Poremba, Vice-Chairwoman of the McHenry County Young Republicans has sent out the following weekly newsletter: Weekly Newsletter We hope that everyone is enjoying the sunshine and warmth.  Spring is fast approaching.  We would love if you would join us … Continue reading

Same Ol’, Same Ol’ for County GOP

The leadership team of the McHenry County Republican Central Committee will be the same as it has been the last two years. State Rep. Mike Tryon of Crystal Lake continues as Chairman. Vice Chairwoman will be McHenry’s Kathy Kuchta. Harvard’s … Continue reading

The Night the Lights Went Out While Jason Plummer Was Speaking

Last night at Crystal Lake’s 1776 restaurant will be a night that Jason Plummer, an aggressive Downstate candidate for lieutenant governor, will remember forever. How do I know? Because I’ve been on the same route he took twice, once in … Continue reading

YR Meeting Thursday Night at McHenry’s Assembly of God Church for Home of the Sparrow Christmas Party

Gleaned from the weekly newsletter of the McHenry County Young Republicans is the following: “Please join us at the Maranatha Assembly of God 2505 N. Ringwood Road in McHenry, Thursday night (December 17th) from 5:30pm to 8 pm as we … Continue reading

7 PM 8th Congressional District Candidate’s Night Friday at MCC

If you are not satisfied with the representation of Democrat Melissa Bean in the 8th Congressional District, you might was to head on over to McHenry County College’s Conference Center tonight at 7. All six of the GOP primary opponents … Continue reading

U.S. Senate Candidate Ed Varga Speaks to McHenry County YR’s, Statewide Forum Today

The patriotic decor of Crystal Lake’s 1776 restaurant was an ideal setting for Wednesday night’s meeting of the McHenry County Young Republicans. It was so much more appropriate that the little room in the Pizza Hut basement outside the men’s … Continue reading