Hanky Panky by the Democrats

Chicago politicians are making a big deal about robo-calls that went to Cook County and Chicago election judges that apparently caused a number not to report for duty. Barrington Hills’ Sharon Meroni of Defend the Vote and the one who … Continue reading

Cook County Voting Machines Not Certified by State Board of Elections

A press release from Sharon Meroni’s Defend the Vote: Illegal and Uncertified Voting Systems in Chicago and Suburban Cook County Defend the Vote has recently uncovered startling evidence that proves the voting systems used in Chicago and Suburban Cook County … Continue reading

Cook County Nursing Home Residents at Democrats’ Mercy, GOP Volunteers Sought

And, according to this email today from Defend the Vote‘s Sharon Meroni, the Democratic Party election officials won’t even tell who the judges will be who take votes from nursing home residents. The voting will be Friday and she seeks … Continue reading

Sharon Meroni’s Defend the Vote Makes the Big Time

Whenever folks see something on Chicago TV or in the Chicago Tribune or Sun-Times, they place inordinate significance to the subject matter. If it matters to those news deciders, then it must be important, right? Monday the woman who called … Continue reading

Special Meeting Intitiator Sharon Meroni Reflects on Tonya Franklin’s Rejection by McHenry County Republican Party

An email from Sharon Meroni, who organized the effort to get Tonya Franklin on the ballot to oppose Democrat “Chainsaw Jack” Franks. Meroni, a write-in candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman in Fox River Grove, did something I have seen no … Continue reading

Tryon Meeting Boycott Strategy Works – “Chainsaw Jack” Franks Gets Third Free Ride from GOP in Four Elections

This fall, the Republican Party’s “showroom” in the 63rd State Representative District will be as empty as the closed Ford dealership in the Vulcan Lakes TIF District on Route 14 in Crystal Lake. The McHenry County Republican Party has thrown … Continue reading

Last Minute Pitch for GOP Precinct Committeemen to Attend Special Saturday Meeting in Crystal Lake

As an operative for the Republican Party in McHenry County sends out (again, not to me) Chairman Mike Tryon’s letter discouraging attendance at the Special Meeting of the local GOP at d’Andrea’s Saturday morning at 9 AM (public is invited), … Continue reading

Illinois Reformer Castigates Mike Tryon

Back in his student days, Andy Martin-Trigona so irritated the legal establishment in Illinois by probing the corruption in the Illinois Supreme Court that when he got his law degree he wasn’t granted a license. Since then he has been … Continue reading

Tonya Franklin Supporters Get Enough Agreement to Call Special Meeting of the McHenry County Republican Central Committee

Here is the notice being sent by Sharon Meroni and over 25% of the Republican Precinct Committeemen to all Republican Precinct Committeemen in McHenry County. It announces the call of a Special Meeting to appoint two Representative Committeemen for Jack … Continue reading

Engaging the Chicago Board of Elections on Ballot Security

Barrington Hills resident Sharon Meroni has made ballot integrity a major goal in her life. Colleague Steve Boulton attended her presentation to the Chicago Board of Elections and wrote the following article, reprinted here with permission of the author Defend … Continue reading

Sharon Meroni Continues Quest to Force Candidates to Prove Citizenship

Algonquin Township’s Sharon Meroni challenged the candidates running for legislative office in her part of the state, just as she challenged the candidacies of various judges, including Independent Sally Wiggins’ during the last election cycle. Her most recent action is … Continue reading

Barack Obama Ballot Challenge Dropped as Objectors Concede 3,000 Signatures Exist

Here’s the scoop from Defend the Vote‘s Sharon Merconi: “The past couple of days were very busy! “As workers in the political field know all too well, the period just after filing for the ballot is a crazy time in … Continue reading

Dozen File to Run as Write-ins in McHenry County, including Obama Opponent

Below are the people who have filed to run write-in campaigns in McHenry County: For public officer there are two Democrats: John Joseph Polachek¬† – United States President [Polachek did not filed a copy, not an original document, so there … Continue reading