Reick Pulls in Big Checks

One was for $38,000 from the Health Care Council of Illinois PAC. Salaries were also reported paid for Jordan Ryan and Dane Thall. Others are listed below. 10-25-16 $20,000 – Illinois House Victory Fund 10-27-16 $1,500 – Caterpillar Employees PAC 10-27-16 $1,000 – … Continue reading

Operating Engineers PAC Dumps $200,000 in John Bartman’s Campaign

When the House Republican Organization gave $100,000 to Steve Reick, I wondered if that was a sign of weakness. After all, Democrat John Bartman had just over $30,000 in the bank at the end of September, while Reick had spent … Continue reading

Recent Financial Support for Steve Reick’s Campaign

Here’s what has showed up since the House Republican Organization transferred $100,000 to GOP State Rep. candidate Steve Reick’s campaign $11,693.61 – House Republican Organization for printing $11,693.61 – House Republican Organization for printing $2,000 – Citizens for [State Rep. … Continue reading

September House Republican Organization Support for Steve Reick’s State Rep. Campaign

According to just posted campaign disclosure information from the Illinois State Board of Elections, Republican State Rep. candidate Steve Reick is receiving assistance from four people financed by the House Republican Organization. They are Nicholas Blanusha Jordan Ryan Dane Thall … Continue reading

Reick Reports More Almost $11,000 More in House GOP Contributions

Republican State Rep. candidate Steve Reick reported a couple of more contributions of more than $1,000 this week. Two were for employees assigned by the House Republican Organization: Dane Thall – $1,229.75 Jordan Ryan – $1,580.29 In addition, from the same source, … Continue reading

More Contributions for Steve Reick

Republican State Rep. candidate Steve Reick reports $4,000 more in contributions. Recent  donors are $2,000 – Illinois State Medical Society PAC $2,000 – Norman Hart, Barrington $1,580.29 – House Republican Organization for salary of Jordan Ryan $1,163 – House Republican Organization … Continue reading

Jack Franks Vote Dips from 64% to 59% in Campaign with Steve Reick

Just got around to reading the Northwest Herald’s takes on the election. The most interesting tidbit was Democratic Party Jack Franks’ comment: “I think people would be happy with a [nearly] 20-point win.” Note that reporter Emily Coleman added the … Continue reading

Republicans Looking for $150 and more to Take House from Madigan

Low rollers are invited to Algonquin’s Port Edward Monday night for a $55 fund raiserfor the McHenry County Republican Party. High rollers are invited to October 24th dinner at Crystal Lake’s 1776. Both the local Republican Party Chairman’s Circle Political … Continue reading

Dee Beaubien Running for State Rep against Dave McSweeney

Multiple sources have contacted McHenry County Blog with the news that State Rep. Mark Beaubien’s widow Dee is telling people she is running for State Representative against Republican winner Dave McSweeney. “There’s no doubt that she’s running,” one source who … Continue reading

Money Flows into O’Neill Campaign

It’s not like some Republican state representative campaigns have seen, but over $35,000 coming into a campaign where his opponent millionaire Jack Franks spent more on White Sox tickets than Republican John O’Neill raised during the first half of the … Continue reading