Slim Pickings for Political Watchers at the McHenry County Fair

It’s an off year for politics. The major partisan elections are next year. Maybe that’s the reason. Jack Franks’ tent is near the entrance, but he wasn’t there so I didn’t take a photo.  (Later I was told he was … Continue reading

Hearing Officer Recommends Gaffney Be On Ballot in McSweeney v. Gaffney Petition Challenge

Don’t have time to make this more than a raw copy of the Hearing Officer’s report to the Illinois State Board of Elections, but thought readers might be interested in its contents. BEFORE THE ILLINOIS STATE OFFICERS ELECTORAL BOARD David … Continue reading

McSweeney Charges Gaffney Supporters Broke Law in Gathering Petition Signatures

House Minority Leader Lee Daniels’ top assistant Mike Tristano went to jail for using state-paid House Republican staff employees to work on legislative campaigns. McHenry County was one of the locations where Attorney Rich Means pointed the finger that led … Continue reading