Hammerand Campaign Financing

John Hammerand

John Hammerand

District 4’s John Hammerand is the third candidate seeking the office of McHenry County Board Chairman.

He won a hotly-contested race with teacher union-backed Crystal Lake South High School auto mechanics and manufacturing technology teacher Arne Waltmire.

Waltmire had over $20,000 at his disposal, only $320 of which seems to be from individuals or businesses.

Hammerand says he spent about $2,000.

Hammerand started the last half of 2014 with $860.63 and ended the quarter with $2,626.92 in his checking account.

The almost final District 4 McHenry County Board election results.

The almost final District 4 McHenry County Board election results.


His only donations above $150 during from July through September were

  • $500 – Pro-Life Victory Committee, McHenry
  • $250 – Thelen Sand and Gravel, Antioch
  • $250 – Alliance Contractors, Woodstock

In small contributions, he got

  • $2,150 from individuals and business
  • $515 from other Political Action Committees

Expenditures reported from July through September were

  • $540 – Grand Old Mill, Wonder Lake, reception
  • $430.96 – Drew Veeneman, Elgin, door hangers
  • $250 – KC Tax Associates, Ltc., Woodstock, random audit required by State Board of Elections

A loan from Cheryl Hammerand in the amount of $3,525.94 is also reported.


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