Final Unofficial Results Show Incumbents Win in Nunda Township

They weren’t on the same slate, but Lee Jennings was re-elected Supervisor, Appointed Assessor Mark Dzemske won a full-term and incumbent Mike Lesperance won another four years as Road Commissioner. Results posted on election night by the McHenry County Clerk … Continue reading

Nunda Township Non-Incumbent Team Knocks on Doors

The slate of mainly non-incumbent candidates in the Nunda Township Republican Primary Election went door-to-door Sunday afternoon, along with volunteers, distributing literature. You can see it below. The palm card on top has a lounging cat with a can of … Continue reading

Walsh Endorses in Township Primaries

Former Congressman Joe Walsh, now a radio talk show host for WIND 560 AM radio starting at 5 PM weekdays, has an organization called Walsh Freedom. He keeps in touch with supporters via the internet and periodic gatherings at his … Continue reading

Nunda’s Mainly Non-Incumbents’ Mailing

A second mailing from the mainly non-incumbent candidates vying for Republican nominations in the Nunda Township Primary Election has arrived. I say “mainly” non-incumbent, because the current Township Assessor,Mark Dzemke and current Trustee Mike Shorten, has aligned himself with a … Continue reading

Challenging Nunda Township GOP Rolls Out Campaign Piece

Two slates are competing in the Nunda Township Republican Primary Election on February 28th. One is made of mainly of incumbents led by Supervisor Lee Jennings and Road Commissioner “Iron Mike” Lesperance. Joining them are Assessor candidate Justin Franzke and … Continue reading

Nunda Township Challengers Send Letter, Urge Early & Mail Votes

The slate running against the one headed by Supervisor Lee Jennings and Road Commissioner “Iron” Mike Lesperance sent out a letter accompanying their piece of literature promising a 10% tax cut. You will be able to see the campaign piece … Continue reading

Nunda Township’s Road Commissioner’s Race

Incumbent Nunda Township Road Commissioner “Iron” Mike Lesperance, who won a three-way race by three votes four years ago, is being challenged by Eric Dowd. At the Tuesday night candidates’ night run by the Nunda Township Republican Central Committee, the … Continue reading

Nunda Township GOP Primary Filings

Nunda Township Republicans will have opposition for every office but Township Clerk. There former Township Trustee and unsuccessful candidate for the GOP nomination for Recorder of Deeds Joni Smith has a lock. She is the only candidate. For Township Supervisor, … Continue reading

Mickey Schuch Leads IGOLD Parade


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McHenry County’s Mickey Schuch was the Parade Marshall in last week’s Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day (IGOLD) march to the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. Here is what Schuch wrote about what happened: ILLINOIS GUN OWNERS LOBBY DAY IGOLD 2016 … Continue reading

Skala’s Petitions Challenged

McHenry County Board Finance Committee Mike Skala’s petitions have been challenged by Republican Primary opponent Andy Snarski. Skala is completing his first term on the County Board. The only other challenge at the county level is one by Republican Precinct … Continue reading

Write-Ins for the Smallest Office Posted

The McHenry County Regional Board of Education, which decides school boundary disputes, had four write-in candidates for two slots for which no one’s name was on the ballot. From the results below, it seems that Republican Precinct Committeemen Eric Dowd … Continue reading

McHenry County Residents Lobby Springfield on Gun Issues

Mickey Schuch, President of McHenry County Concealed Carry, reports, “We had huge turnout from McHenry County and upwards of 3,000 from around the state “I brought some of our group to meet with Representatives Tryon, Wheeler, Andersson, and Senators Althoff … Continue reading

Common Core Topic for Richmond Candidates’ Night

There is going to be a Richmond Meet and Greet meeting for five people who are on the ballot in April. Making themselves available will be to discuss Common Core and other subjects will be Diane Bishop, running for the … Continue reading

28 Write-In Candidacies Surface, Shepley Challenged by Chadwick

The biggest is the write-in challenge of Sascha Chadwick to Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley. As McHenry County Blog reported the night it happened, Shepley managed to convince his fellow City Council members that Chadwick, a CPA and entrepreneur.  (See … Continue reading

Prim Holds Successful Fundraiser in Johnsburg

Bill Prim successfully held a fundraiser.  The fundraiser located at the McHenry County Sportsman Club in Johnsburg and hosted by Precinct Committeemen Matt Meyer (Richmond-2), Mickey Schuch (Chemung-3), Lori White (Burton-3), and Eric Dowd (Nunda-24). The event was well attended … Continue reading

Republican Attorney General Candidate Paul Schimpf in Crystal Lake

The self-starter Republican candidate for Attorney General from the Metro East part of Illinois was at the Cottage in Crystal Lake last night. One could tell that different folks were in control of the McHenry County Republican Central Committee. For … Continue reading