I’ve been remiss at looking at the summer campaign contributions of various candidates and office holders.
Today, we’ll take a look at the McHenry County Sheriff’s race, first at the man who won the McHenry County Sheriff’s Republican Party Primary Election first.
Bill Prim had $3,245.79 at the beginning of July.
He reported receiving $5,525 from April through June. (The election was the third week of March.)
$200 from from Greg Henderson of Cary.
$5,000 was contributed from the Stephens Political Action Committee of Rosemont, a fund closely aligned with the then Republican State Party Chairman Jack Dorgan.
$5,000 came from attorney Jerome Majewski as a loan.
$260 was received as an in-kind contribution from Paul Badofsky for a fundraiser at Coleman’s in Cary.
Expenditures totaled $7,220.
$5,549 was for legal representation in Andy Zinke’s discovery recount. It was paid to attorney Richard Means.
Other large expenditures included
- $730 for renting the Woodstock VFW Hall for a victory celebration after the recount was completed
- $400 for a radio spot paid to Woodstock’s Afterglow Creative Services
- $350 for insurance to the Frisch & Barrett Insurance Agency of Cary
Since July 1st, the following contributions of $1,000 or more have been received by the Prim Campaign:
$2,000 on July 11th from Tom Cooper of Wonder Lake, who retired from Scott Forge about 20 years ago
- $1,250 from Scott Cabay of Lake in the Hills on July 20th
- $2,225 from Liberty Outdoor owned by Jack Schaffer on September 2nd
- $1,000 from Vince Foglia, founder of Sage
Cabay and Foglia were contributors to Zinke’s primary campaign.