Women Leading in District 6, Incumbent Dan Ryan Third

The District 6 Patriots United panel. Incumbent Daniel Ryan, sitting second from the right of the photo is the only candidate who did not filed the ALAW conflict of interest form.

Incumbent McHenry County Board member Dan Ryan is going down to defeat, while, Mary McCann, the other incumbent up for election is running second with 13 of 31 precincts reporting.

Leading the pack is newcomer Dianne Evertsen from Hartland Township. She was encouraged to run by opponents to the county board’s Alden Road widening project.

Ryan is running third, 195 votes behind McCann.

Newcomer Vic Narusis is coming in fourth with a little under one-third of the precincts counted.

Last is Wonder Lake resident Richard Draper.

Here are the results at 9 PM:

Precincts Reporting 13/31 41.94%

VICTOR J. NARUSIS REP 568 16.82%
RICHARD C. DRAPER REP 375 11.11%
DIANE EVERTSEN REP 904 26.78%
DANIEL P. RYAN REP 648 19.19%
MARY T. McCANN REP 879 26.04%

This is a wildly diverse district, which includes the McHenry County portion of Sun City, where Ryan lives.

Before calling anyone a victor, people should wait for the electronic, early and absentee votes to be counted.

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Now (9:20) two-thirds of the votes have been counted.

Precincts Reporting 23/31 74.19%

VICTOR J. NARUSIS REP 993 17.82%
RICHARD C. DRAPER REP 647 11.61%
DIANE EVERTSEN REP 1407 25.26%
DANIEL P. RYAN REP 1008 18.09%
MARY T. McCANN REP 1512 27.14%

The second placed woman is now 500 votes ahead. Maybe the crystal ball is becoming clearer.


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