NWH Reveals Referendum Endorsements/Non-Endorsements

The new Editorial Board members at the Northwest Herald may be a bit different from those in past times. I remember the days when the NWH endorsed every tax hike referendum on the ballot. No longer. The two tax hike … Continue reading

Union Dues of Teachers at Crystal Lake High School District

What do teachers at Crystal Lake High School District 155 paid in dues to the Illinois Education Association? That’s a question that popped into my mind for some reason. The answer: D155 Education Association Monthly Dues – IEA Full Time … Continue reading

Cal Skinner’s Algonquin Township Precinct 7 Endorsement Letter

Here is the letter that I am taking to residents of my precinct: Cal Skinner Republican Precinct Committeeman Home with the tree house on Lake Ave. 459-3506, calskinner2@gmail.com It’s time to look at who is running for office and figure … Continue reading

Allen Skillicorn Endorses Libertarian Kash Jackson for Governor

Republican State Rep. Allen Skillicorn has endorsed Libertarian Party gubernatorial candidate Kash Jackson for Governor. Here is the press release: Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Receives Endorsement from Republican Representative Kash Jackson Endorsed by Allen Skillicorn CHICAGO – Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Kash … Continue reading

Nancy Zettler’s Campaign for State Senator

Two years ago Nancy Zettler ran for State Representative against Republican Allen Skillicorn and lost. This year she thought she was running against State Senator Karen McConnaughay, but McConnaughay resigned to take a post in the private sector. Then Republican … Continue reading

Democratic Party District 2 McHenry County Board Candidate Suzanne Ness Running Excellent Ground Game

Wednesday, just before ten in the morning, I had my car radio tuned to WBEZ-FM and heard someone identify herself as “Suzanne” call in. Turns out it was McHenry County Board candidate Suzanne Ness, who is running as a Democrat … Continue reading

Sun-Times Endorses Tom Georges for the State Senate over Incumbent Dan McConchie

The Chicago Sun-Times has endorsed Tom Geroges over Republican incumbent Dan McConchie for the State Senate. Here is the endorsement: Tom Georges in the 26th District Tom Georges of Mundelein spent 31 years in the Army, achieving the rank of colonel. … Continue reading

Daily Herald Endorses Dan McConchie for State Senate

From the Daily Herald: Senate Dist. 26: McConchie The Illinois Senate 26 race pits incumbent Republican Dan McConchie of Hawthorn Woods against real estate manager and retired Army colonel Tom Georges of Mundelein, a Democrat whose fiscally conservative and socially … Continue reading

Tax Accountability Endorses Tirio for Second Office

A press release from McHenry County Clerk candidate Joe Tirio: Joe Tirio gets Tax Accountability Endorsement from Taxpayers United Joe Tirio, current County Recorder and Candidate for County Clerk, has just been awarded the Tax Accountability Endorsement from Jim Tobin of … Continue reading

Daily Herald Endorses Wilcox over Malady for State Senate

The Daily Herald has endorsed former Republican McHenry County Board member Craig Wilcox, recently appointed to replace Pam Althoff in the State Senate, over Democratic Party McHenry Township Assessor Mary Malady. Here’s part of the endorsement: Mahady would like to … Continue reading

Tribune Endorses Fox River Valley Republican Incumbents for Congress, Article Favors Hultgren’s Opponent Lauren Underwood.

The Chicago Tribune has endorsed both Peter Roskam and Randy Hultgren for re-election to Congress. In the Tribune’s article on the race between Democrat Lauren Underwood and Republican Randy Hultgren, I’d say the photos, not to mention the front page … Continue reading