A GOP Precinct Letter from Harvard

William Matteson, a Republican Precinct Committeeman from Harvard, sent the following letter to his neighbors: Good grief it’s that time of the year again early voting has started on February 8th and March 5th at various voting Locations… the Primary … Continue reading

A Comparison of Partisan Activity in McHenry County’s Seventeen Townships

Thanks to commenter Mark we can share the following analysis of political party activity around McHenry County: Number (and percentage) of precincts with a Precinct Committeeman candidate in the March 20, 2018 primary election, sorted by township and political party, as of … Continue reading

Official Paperwork Filed Taking Four GOP Precinct Committeemen Hopefuls Off Ballot

The McHenry County Electoral Board has removed four candidates from the Republican Primary Election ballot; They are Robert M. Gray, challenged by Walter Tynis on his petitions in Nunda 16 Michael Collins in McHenry 5, whose petition was successfully challenged … Continue reading

Four GOP Precinct Committeemen Candidates Soon To Be Removed from Ballot

The petitions of four Republican Precinct Committeemen candidates were challenged as having insufficient valid signatures. Only ten people registered in a precinct need to sign a petition to get a person on the ballot for Precinct Committeeman. Previously, Erik Sivertsen’s … Continue reading

Precinct Committeemen Petition Challenges

There were Republican Precinct Committeeman candidates who had their petitions challenged in two townships McHenry Township\ Nunda Township When that happens, one can usually assume that there is a contest for Republican Central Committee Chairman. The Nunda Township challenges will … Continue reading

Democratic Party Machinations

I wrote earlier of the extraordinary number of Precinct Committeemen appointments made by McHenry County Democratic Party Chairman Mike Bissett. Then, there was an outburst from Democratic Party former District 4 County Board candidate Robert Rosenberg after the last Democratic … Continue reading

Why You Should Run for Republican Precinct Committeeman – Part 3

The third of John Biver’s articles, first published by the Illinois Family Institute and re-published with the Institute’s permission, about why people should run for Precinct Committeeman: Running for Republican Precinct: What You Need to Know Editor’s Note:  Through this … Continue reading

GOP Precinct Committee Recommendations in Hartland Township (including the Harvard School District)

The letter that GOP Precinct Committeeman Ev Evertsen sent to his constituents concerning the April 4th election, for which early voting is open (through the Monday before the election); … Continue reading

Democrats on the Crystal Lake Grade School Board

If you live in McHenry County Board District 3 or have read Democrat Diane Johnson’s campaign literature, you know she was on the Crystal Lake District 47 Elementary School Board for 18 years. I post this because there are commenters … Continue reading

GOP Letter from Dorr Township Precinct Committeeman

Woodstock Republican Precinct Committeeman Cyndi Hemauersent sent this letter to her Dorr 7 precinct: October 26, 2016 Dear Neighbor, My name is Cyndi Hemauer and I am your Republican Precinct Committeeman for Dorr 7 and neighbor from Winslow Circle. I … Continue reading