Challenge of John Reinert’s State Senate Petition Signatures Being Judged by State Board of Elections

After the first of what appears to be a two-day process, challenges to signatures on John Reinert’s petitions for State Senate are largely being upheld. Examined first were a hundred or so petitions passed by what might be characterized as … Continue reading

John Reinert’s State Senate Petitions Challenged By Steve Verr

No details yet, but the Illinois State Board of Elections reports that a challenge to the State Senate petitions of McHenry County Board member John Reinert has been filed by McHenry Township Republican Party Chairman Steven Robert Verr. Reinert is … Continue reading

Tribune Endorsed McConchie & Althoff for State Senate

The Chicago Tribune rolled out endorsements for the Illinois State Senate today. In districts with representation in McHenry County, both Republican Dan McConchie and Pam Althoff got the nod. Here’s what was said about McConchie: 26th District: This northwest suburban … Continue reading

Democrats Chose Ray Flavin to Challenge Pat Kenneally for State’s Attorney

With their slated candidate for McHenry County State’s Attorney Jim Harrison having withdrawn (to care for his ailing mother, according to the Northwest Herald), McHenry County Democrats have decided to run Ray Flavin for the post. The Democrats met behind … Continue reading

Muni, Twp Officials Support Marty McLaughlin for State Senate

A press release from State Senate candidate Marty McLaughlin: Local Leaders Announce Support for Martin McLaughlin Cite McLaughlin’s Proven Record of Cutting Spending and Lowering Taxes BARRINGTON HILLS, IL – Today, a number of local leaders announced their support for … Continue reading

Karen McConnauhay Opponent Libertarian Doug Marks: Opponents “Have Sufficient Objections against My Petitions to Exclude…Ballot Access”

Below is an email from Carpenterbville Village Trustee Doug Marks. He has filed 3,400 signatures to run for the State Senate on the Libertarian Party ticket against Republican primary winner Karen McConnaughay. 3,000 “good” ones are needed to make the … Continue reading

Cliff Surges Announces Candidacy for State Senate; Seeks to Represent South Central McHenry County, Western Kane County and Points South

I didn’t make it to Dundee when Cliff Surges announced his candidacy for State Senate in the 33rd District, but Jon Zahm did. He supplied his observations below, as well as the photos. The 33rd District now has three candidates: … Continue reading