Karen McConnaughay Rebuts Cliff Surges’ “Cozy Relationship” Charge

A press release from State Senate candidate Karen McConnaughay, who is facing off against Cliff Surges: Surges mudslinging reaches a new low in effort to save failing campaign Karen McConnaughay responds to opponent’s claim that her 76 year-old mother-in-law, businesswoman … Continue reading

Geneva Township Road Commissioner Says Rental Saves Money and Karen McConnaughay Doesn’t Own Garage

Geneva Township Road Commissioner Mark Wissing has a beef with the press release sent out by State Senate candidate Cliff Surges. Surges is running against Karen McConnaughay. In the press release, Surges points out that “McConnaughay Properties” owns a garage … Continue reading

Cliff Surges Decries “Cozy Relationship” Between Karen McConnaughay and Geneva Township Road Commissioner, who Rents Garage from McConnaughay Properties

A press release from Cliff Surges: Cliff Surges Demands McConnaughay and Mark Wissing Explain Over $46,200 in Government Payments from Geneva Township to McConnaughay Properties since 2009 (Gilberts)- “The cozy relationship between political friends and the resulting cost to taxpayers … Continue reading

Karen McConnaughay Picks Up $10,000 from Education Group, $5,000 from Illinois Manufacturers Assoc., Allicott Co. & Ron Gidwitz

It takes a lot of $25 contributors to equal the checks that State Senate candidate Karen McConnaughay has received recently. $10,000 came from the Stand Up for Children PAC Illinois, a Political Action Committee based in Bill Gates’ Oregon, last … Continue reading

Randy Hultgren Set to Endorse Karen McConnaughay for State Senate

A press release from State Senate candidate Karen McConnaughay: Congressman Randy Hultgren to endorse State Senate Candidate Karen McConnaughay and discuss pro-growth jobs agenda Current state economic policies deter job creation and demand a different direction and new leadership What: … Continue reading

Overflowing Room of Supporters Raise Money for Cliff Surges

After attending State Senate candidate Karen McConnaughay’s event in Lakewood, it seemed appropriate to see what was up at her opponent’s pizza affair in Lake in the Hills. While McConnaughay’s was a freebee, Cliff Surges’s affair cost $25. When I … Continue reading

Peter Roskam Endorses Karen McConnaughay for State Senate

A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Congressman Peter Roskam endorses State Senate Candidate Karen McConnaughay; lauds efforts to reform Medicaid U.S. House Chief Deputy Whip says McConnaughay will be “an immediate asset,” in Springfield Elgin, IL—Citing her leadership skills, … Continue reading

How Cliff Surges Spent His State Senate Campaign Money at the End of 2011

Cliff Surges didn’t raise much money during the last three months of 2011–$5,650. But he didn’t spend much either–$7,419.13. Nowhere near what his opponent Karen McConnaughay spent. Have to wonder why the only publicized poll, from We Ask America, shows … Continue reading

Cliff Surges Raises $5,650 in 3rd Quarter, Had $30,000 in the Bank at First of the Year

McHenry County Blog has previously listed the campaign contributions and expenditures for the last quarter of last year for Karen McConnaughay, the Kane County Board Chairman running for a new State Senate seat. She is running against former Gilberts Village … Continue reading