Nancy Zettler Faces Off Against Allen Skillicorn at Jacobs HS

Someone else will have to tell readers what happened in the comment section, because I was at an Informed Choices banquet in Kildeer Thursday night. The crowd does not seem particularly robust. The two are running to replace retiring State … Continue reading

GOP Precinct Committee Trashes Jack Franks for Refusal to Debate Mike Walkup

This scorching comment from Republican Precinct Committeeman John Radke appeared under the story about Jack Franks stiffing the McHenry County League of Women Voters: Where was Franks? The empty seat was as empty as his promises. What is Jackie boy … Continue reading

Fake Republican Opponent of Steve Reick Ducks Debate

Here’s what the McHenry County League of Women Voters member Karen Hutchings has to say about GOP State Rep. candidate Steve Reick’s primary election opponent Jeff Lichte’s not being available for its legislative forum: I spoke with Mr. Lichte, and he … Continue reading

District 4, 5 & 6 County Board Republican Candidates Face Public – Valley Hi’s $41.3 Million Surplus

Ten people seeking Republican nominations for the McHenry County Board appeared at the League of Women Voters Forum Tuesday night. There are running for ballot spots in District 4 (McHenry, Johnsburg, Richmond and Spring Grove) District 5 (Woodstock, Huntley, Bull … Continue reading

League Candidate Schedule

With the possibility of candidate face offs coming up, below are the dates for McHenry County League of Women Forums to be held at McHenry County College’s Conference Center: Thursday, January 21, 2016 7 pm McHenry County College Building B … Continue reading

League of Women Voters Plays into Jack Franks’ Hand

Below is an email interchange between Steve Reick, who has filed petitions for the Republican nomination for State Representative in the district Jack Franks now holds. An ally of Franks, Jeff Lichte, has also filed Republican petitions. Reick’s petitions have … Continue reading

Legislators Visiting Jacobs HS Next Tuesday Night

An invitation for Algonquin School District 300: Community Invited to D300 Legislative Forum on February 23 at Jacobs High School Community Unit School District 300’s Board Community Engagement Committee will host The District 300 Legislative Forum at Jacobs High School on … Continue reading

League of Women Voters Schedules Sheriff’s Debate and More

Well, they’re not calling them debates. The McHenry County League of Women Voters calls them “forums.” The one for McHenry County Sheriff’s candidates Bill Prim and Andy Zinke is 7 PM Tuesday at McHenry County College.  It is being co-sponsored … Continue reading

Why is the League of Women Voters Against the Pledge of Allegiance Being Recited at the Beginning of their Voter Forums?

This YouTube video is very interesting. It shows the beginning of the candidate forum of the 8th Congressional district. It is a candidate forum, where for only fifty minutes three candidates for the 8th Congressional District are allowed to discuss … Continue reading

Bean Stays in Her Bunker Twice More, This Time in Her Home Town

Here we go again Below is the Joe Walsh campaign press release on Melissa Bean’s refusing to come to Barrington candidates’ debates/appearances. Another Weekend, Two More No Shows From Melissa Bean Eighth Congressional Incumbent Melissa Bean continues her string of … Continue reading

League of Women Voters Schedules Two Candidate Events

Two chances to hear candidates have been scheduled by the McHenry County League of Women Voters. The first will be this Sunday afternoon at 2 at McHenry County College. It will feature county board candidates. The format is the same … Continue reading

Joe Walsh Health Care Forum at McHenry VFW Tuesday Night

The following announcement has arrived from 8th congressional district Republican candidate Joe Walsh: 8th District Health Care Town Hall Please join 8th District  Republican Congressional nominee Joe Walsh and a panel of health care experts for a public town hall … Continue reading