Early favorite Cameron Hubbard was passed over in favor of fellow Crystal Lake City Councilman Jeff Thorsen for the McHenry County Board seat vacated by Ken Koehler.
Early in Tuesday’s meeting, McHenry County Board Chairman announced that he was nominating Thorsen for the District 2 post.
Koehler had to resign his County Board seat in order to accept the appointment by Gottemoller to the Metra Board.
When the roll was called, the vote was 21-2.
Voting against Thorsen was Mary McCann and Don Kopsell.