Saturday Night YR Forum for State Rep. Candidates Kent Gaffney, Danielle Rowe and Dave McSweeney

Last Saturday night at 7 the County Board candidates you see above gathered at McHenry County College to present their credentials and answer questions. Tonight, three aspirants to fill the full term of the late State Rep. Mark Beaubien will … Continue reading

County Board and State Rep. Races Scheduled by Young Republicans, MCC Political Theory and Debate Group

A press release from the McHenry County Young Republicans: A Chance to Get to Know the Candidates That You Will Be Voting For On March 20 Crystal Lake, IL – Jan 26 – The McHenry County Young Republicans Are Excited … Continue reading

YR’s Sponsoring Candidates’ Nights for County Board & Hot State Rep. Race

When the latest email came from the McHenry County Young Republicans, I said, “Hallelujah!” to myself. There would be a chance for the public to see County Board candidates in action. Now, steps forth the McHenry County Young Republicans. Chairman … Continue reading

The Weekend Wrap-Up – 14th District

My goal is to chronicle what happens in the 14th Congressional District race each weekend. I have asked both Randy Hultgren’s people and those of Joe Walsh to provide me with a summary and photos so I may share them … Continue reading

The Politicians at Crystal Lake’s July 4th Parade

OK. You got me. It’s July 3rd. And it wasn’t sweltering hot.  I found the shade most of the hour and a half 90-something entry parade. The biggest political entry was Congressman Joe Walsh’s. He followed Congressman Don Manzullo and … Continue reading

Young Republicans Produce Ad about Wisconsin Senators, “Fugitives on the Run”

The Illinois Young Republicans are having some fun with Democratic State Senators, “fugitives on the run.” They present the charges: Avoiding tough decisions Evading their responsibilities Then they ask people to call Governor Pat Quinn. if they have any information … Continue reading

The Night the Lights Went Out While Jason Plummer Was Speaking

Last night at Crystal Lake’s 1776 restaurant will be a night that Jason Plummer, an aggressive Downstate candidate for lieutenant governor, will remember forever. How do I know? Because I’ve been on the same route he took twice, once in … Continue reading

YR’s Offer Second Chance to Meet Republican County Board Candidates

The McHenry County Young Republicans invite folks, young and old, to their next meeting on Wednesday January 20 at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the restaurant 1776 in Crystal Lake, on Route 14 between the signals at … Continue reading

YR Meeting Thursday Night at McHenry’s Assembly of God Church for Home of the Sparrow Christmas Party

Gleaned from the weekly newsletter of the McHenry County Young Republicans is the following: “Please join us at the Maranatha Assembly of God 2505 N. Ringwood Road in McHenry, Thursday night (December 17th) from 5:30pm to 8 pm as we … Continue reading