Steve Verr Says Craig Adams Should Be Off the Ballot as Independent Because He Did Not Resign from the Republican Party

McHenry County Republican Party candidate for McHenry Township Supervisor Steve Verr has filed a 51-page challenge to the appointed Township Supervisor Craig Adams beinf on the ballot as an “Independent.” It contains three counts, the first of which was published … Continue reading

Independents vs. Republicans, One Win in Five in Last Five Months

With Jim Harrison deciding that he is going to run as an Independent in the McHenry County Sheriff’s race next year, it’s time to look at what has happened in the recent past when Independents ran against Republicans. The most … Continue reading

After Six Terms Jack Franks Still Doesn’t Want to be Known as a Democrat

Take a look at the first mailing I’ve found from millionaire Jack Franks’ campaign for re-election. After figuring out he couldn’t win a primary election for Governor and not wanting to settle for any lower statewide office, Franks decided that … Continue reading

Independent Candidate for Judge Sally Wiggins Presenting Credentials to Libertarians May 13th in Crystal Lake

Sally Wiggins has announced her candidacy for the Circuit Court opening in McHenry county. She, family and friends were gathering signatures at the Crystal Lake TEA Party demonstration April 15th, when she also spoke to those gathered. She may benefit … Continue reading

Republican Chances for Talking Out Melissa Bean in 2006 Improve

The Daily Herald reports (the link will disappear in a week) that the man who lost the 2004 Democratic Party primary to Melissa Bean is planning to challenge her as an independent or a third party candidate. An independent candidacy … Continue reading