Election Results from Five Crystal Lake Precincts

Five precincts vote at the Crystal Lake Park District’s Main Beach House. 1,164 people voted on election day in Algonquin Township Precincts 7, 13, 19, 25 and 36. Here are the totals by office, Republican listed first, that I thought … Continue reading

Suzanne Ness Spends $12,663 on County Board Campaign thought September with $2,740 in the Bank

A year before this fall’s election Democrat Suzanne Ness filed papers announcing her candidacy to the Illinois State Board of Elections. Through September, she has raised $12,663 in her quest to be elected to the McHenry County Board. Through September, … Continue reading

Democratic Party District 2 McHenry County Board Candidate Suzanne Ness Running Excellent Ground Game

Wednesday, just before ten in the morning, I had my car radio tuned to WBEZ-FM and heard someone identify herself as “Suzanne” call in. Turns out it was McHenry County Board candidate Suzanne Ness, who is running as a Democrat … Continue reading

McHenry County Board Candidates Answer Seven Questions – Return of Title X

Instead of finding a quote from each of the nine District 1,2 and 3 candidates for McHenry County Board who were featured in the McHenry County League of Women Voters Forum, let’s take a look at their answers to one … Continue reading

County Board Candidates from Districts 1, 2 & 3 on Display Tonight at MCC

The McHenry County League of Women Voters will hold a forum for County Board candidates running in Districts 1, 2, and 3 on Monday, October 8th. In District 1 the following are candidates: Republican Bob Nowak Republican Christopher Spoerl Democrat … Continue reading

County Board Candidates from Districts 1, 2 & 3 on Display Monday, October 8th

The McHenry County League of Women Voters will hold a forum for County Board candidates running in Districts 1, 2, and 3 on Monday, October 8th. In District 1 the following are candidates: Republican Bob Nowak Republican Christopher Spoerl Democrat … Continue reading

The Labor Day Rally from a Participant’s Viewpoint

Yesterday, I was able to post little more than photos of the Labor Day Rally held in the Woodstock Square. Then it started raining. Here is what happened as Patrick Murfin, one of the speakers and blogger at Heretic, Rebel, … Continue reading

District 2 Dems Meeting at Pablo’s Friday Evening

From McHenry County District 2 Democrats: District 2 Meeting Friday, August 31, 2018 at 7 PM District 2 will be holding a candidate literature/volunteer training event this Friday, August 31st, at 7:00 pm at Pablo’s Mexican Restaurant located at 230 … Continue reading

District 2 Democrat Tim O’Neill Withdrawn from Fall Contest

Tim O’Neill was put on the ballot after the March Primary Election by local Democrats. He withdrew his candidacy on August 15th, leaving Suzanne Ness as the only challenger to Republicans Carolyn Schofield and Josh Howell. Schofield and Ness are … Continue reading

Politics at the McHenry County Fair

I made my annual trip to the McHenry County Fair Saturday afternoon looking for political aspects. Coming in the back of the only air conditioned building, I saw the McHenry County Citizens for Choice. Next was the McHenry County Republican … Continue reading

CL Independence Day Parade – Part 13 – Suzanne Ness

Susanne Ness is running as a Democrat in McHenry County Board District 2. Unlike past Democratic Party candidates, Ness has a contingent in Crystal Lake’s Independence Day Parade. Marching with her contingent was a young man with a Kelli Wegener … Continue reading

First Day Filings for McHenry County Board

Here is who the McHenry County Clerk reports filed on Monday, the first day for filing.  Incumbents’ names are in boldface type. MCHENRY COUNTY BOARD **indicates simultaneous filing DISTRICT 1 Republican CHRISTOPHER SPOERL 340 PEARL ST., CARY 60013 Democrat MICHAEL … Continue reading