County Clerk Candidate Joe Tirio Had $8,800 in the Bank at the End of September

McHenry County Recorder of Deeds Joe Tirio is running for McHenry County Clerk. He reported having $8,851.14 in his checking account to the Illinois State Board of Elections as of the end of the last quarter. Contributions of more than $150 … Continue reading

Catching Up on Jack Franks’ (Out of County) Contributions

Occupied by other stories toward the end of the General Election season, McHenry County Blog fell behind in reporting big ($1,000 or more) contributions to State Rep. and Countty Board Chairman candidate Jack Franks. Below is what was reported since … Continue reading

Franks Picks Up More Union Money

The latest union to give money to State Rep. Jack Franks is the Construction & General Laborers District Council of Chicago & Vicinity. The amount was $1,000. In addition, Franks reported receiving the following contributions: $1,000 – Arlington Park Racetrack,Arlington … Continue reading

Two More Unions Kick Money In for John Bartman’s State Rep. Campaign

Two more labor unions have contributed $1,000 or more to the campaign of John Bartman, the Democrat who would replace Jack Franks in Springfield. They are $1,500 – IBEW Illinois PAC, Washington [International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers] $1,000 – SUAAction, Springfield … Continue reading

Jack Franks Still Running for State Rep. – Part 28

State Rep. Jack Franks makes a big deal about being against gambling. He even spoke to a Patriots United debate between slot machine salesmen and opponents of video gambling. But, when it comes time to raising money, he’s not so … Continue reading

GOP Racking Up Some Large Pre-Event Donations

The McHenry County Republican Party’s annual fundraiser is being held at a hanger northeast of the Lake in the Hills Airport on Thursday from 6-8 with an entry fee of $50 unless one is a Precinct Committeeman, in which case, … Continue reading

Shepley’s Big Contributors Since the Last Election

Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley held a fundraiser last Thursday at the Crystal Lake Country Club even though he has over $9,000 in the bank and no one on the ballot running against him. He does, however, have a write-in … Continue reading