NWH Poll Shows Opposition to Jack Franks’ Legislative Power Grab

The Northwest Herald doesn’t tell how many people answer their daily questions, but last Friday the question was What do you think of the proposed bill that would give the McHenry County Board Chairman the power of appointment? The results … Continue reading

Eyewitness Details of Huntley Voting Machine Malfunction

Yesterday when I wrote about the malfunctioning voting machines a commenter offered the criticism that the information was third hand. Actually, it was second hand from a trusted source. Since then I have interviewed Huntley’s Eileen Giltner, who was my … Continue reading

Ten Question Poll Focuses on McHenry County Races

Just got a call from an unidentified source asking ten questions: Registered voter or not? Gender (only two choices) Age (29 or younger, 30-44, 45-64, 65 or older) Party (Democrat, Republican, Independent) Opinion of State’s Attorney candidate Ray Flavin (Favorable, … Continue reading

Walkup Gets Under Franks’ Skin

In a press release run nowhere but on McHenry County Blog, GOP candidate for County Board Chairman Mike Walkup called his opponent State Rep. Jack Franks “Lying” Jack Franks. It apparently set Franks off. The release compared the Democratic National … Continue reading