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- 10/31/12--09:26: _Election Night Parties
- 07/15/13--22:02: _McHenry County Demo...
- 08/01/13--19:55: _Slim Pickings for P...
- 10/12/13--10:34: _Paul Yensen Strikes...
- 12/05/13--11:33: _Demcorats Filling f...
- 03/18/14--07:22: _County Party Conven...
- 04/16/14--11:39: _McHenry County Part...
- 04/22/14--09:26: _Democrats Elect Cen...
- 04/23/14--08:06: _Jim Harrisons Appea...
- 07/19/14--10:01: _Democratic Party Pr...
- 03/17/16--15:18: _McClellan Offers Af...
- 05/15/16--14:19: _Jack Franks Set to ...
- 05/24/16--08:59: _McHenry County Boar...
- 07/05/16--22:04: _Dems in the CL Inde...
- 08/02/16--14:56: _Democrats in Algonq...
- 08/04/16--16:46: _Dems Meeting Tonigh...
- 09/14/16--08:10: _Kathy Bergan Schmid...
- 11/02/16--22:02: _McHenry County Dems...
- 11/20/16--22:02: _Messages the Democr...
- 09/02/17--22:04: _Dems Plan September...
- 10/31/12--09:26: Election Night Parties
- 08/01/13--19:55: Slim Pickings for Political Watchers at the McHenry County Fair
- 10/12/13--10:34: Paul Yensen Strikes Back
- 12/05/13--11:33: Demcorats Filling for Precinct Committeeman Sparse
- 03/18/14--07:22: County Party Conventions Set for April 16th
- 04/16/14--11:39: McHenry County Party Conventions Tonight at 7 in Crystal Lake
- 04/22/14--09:26: Democrats Elect Central Committee Officers
- 04/23/14--08:06: Jim Harrisons Appear on Democrats’ Web Site
- 07/19/14--10:01: Democratic Party Precinct Committeemen Elected in 2014
- 03/17/16--15:18: McClellan Offers Affirmative Defense
- 05/24/16--08:59: McHenry County Board Outmaneuvered by Nimble Jack Franks Again
- 07/05/16--22:04: Dems in the CL Independence Day Parade
- 08/02/16--14:56: Democrats in Algonquin Parade
- 08/04/16--16:46: Dems Meeting Tonight in McHenry to Name County Board Replacement
- 09/14/16--08:10: Kathy Bergan Schmidt Steps Up to the District 3 County Board Plate
- 11/20/16--22:02: Messages the Democrats Didn’t Get Out – District 3
- 09/02/17--22:04: Dems Plan September 10th Picnic, Candidate Meet and Blood Donations
Folks are announcing Election Night parties. State Senator Dan Duffy will be hanging out in Barrington. Senator Duffy’s Election Night Party Chessies / 111 Grille 200 Applebee Street Barrington, IL 60010 Ph: 847-382-5020 When polls close – 7pm to ??? … Continue reading
The McHenry County Democratic Party raised $16,015 during the second quarter of this year and ended June with $14,703.92 in the bank. Those making contributions which were reported (required if in excess of $150) follow: $1,000 – Paula Yensen, Self … Continue reading
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
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The McHenry County Democratic Party web site features a piece by County Board member Paula Yensen rebutting comments apparently made under my article The Advantage Group (TAG) Sunsets I would guess from the content of comments made by new folks … Continue reading
McHenry County has 212 precincts. Take a look at how many people filed for Democratic Party Precinct Committeeman. I count 31. RILEY MARENGO 1 MARENGO 2 MARENGO 3 MARENGO 4 **Allison A. Barnard, 761 Woodland Ln, Marengo, IL 60152 DUNHAM CHEMUNG 1 CHEMUNG 2 CHEMUNG 3 … Continue reading
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It’s a long time away but the Republican and Democratic Parties are set for April 16th. So, folks who are running for precinct committeeman should put that on their calendars. … Continue reading
Republican and Democratic Party Central Committees will meet on opposite sides of Crystal Lake tonight at 7:30 to select officers and conduct other business. Both have open to the public in past years. Details for the Democrats follow: Wednesday, April … Continue reading
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Couldn’t be two places at once last Wednesday night, so I asked the head of the McHenry County Democratic Central Committee if there were any changes in officers. There were a couple of them, which you can see below: Chair: … Continue reading
Jim and Carolyn Harrison’s names have popped up on the web site of the McHenry County Democratic Party Central Committee web site. Does this means the Harrison, who was first running for Sheriff in the GOP Primary, then announcing he … Continue reading
There are precious few who filed a petition with ten signatures and were elected, as you can see below. The number in parentheses represents those voting in the March Democratic Primary Election. They call themselves “precinct representatives,” but the title … Continue reading
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A press release from McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan: ePoll Book Vendor Glitch Leads to 90 Minutes Extra Voting Time; Record turnout generates communication concerns On March 15, 2016, McHenry County experienced a record voter turnout in a Primary with … Continue reading
The following was written by First Electric Newspaper publisher Pete Gonigam and graciously shared with McHenry County Blog readers: McHenry Dems Pick State Rep. Jack Franks For County Board Chairman The McHenry County Democratic Central Committee in caucus Sunday picked … Continue reading
Democratic Party Jack Franks has a great sense of timing. And, as I have told many folks, timing is pretty much everything in politics. Franks pushed for an elected County Executive and ended up with an elected County Board Chairman. … Continue reading
Previously, I’ve covered the Jack Franks part of Crystal Lake’s 4th of July Parade (held on July 3rd). Now, let’s look at the other Democrats, who were marching separately. Jim Roden, County Board candidate for District 2, was riding in … Continue reading
Yesterday Republicans in Algonquin’s Founders Day Parade were featured. Today we look at the Democrats. Behind the banner was a young man carrying a “Thank You Bernie” sign, plus one opposed to the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement being pushed by … Continue reading
Because Andrew Breen has withdrawn from the Democratic Party ballot, District 4 Precinct Committeemen have the right to replace him on the ballot. The following email came from Arne Waltmire, a man who ran for County Board there in 2014, … Continue reading
Former McHenry County Board member Kathy Bergan Schmidt has agreed to run for the McHenry County Board in place of Kenneth Miller, who died last Friday. Schmidt served one term, but was defeated when she ran for re-election four years … Continue reading
Something that has not been seen before happened to the McHenry County Democratic Party recently. It started out October with $18,691.03 in the bank. On October 12th, $10,800 came from Chicago uber-liberal Fred Eychane. On October 17th. the Dems got … Continue reading
Continuing to show you the side of the mailing designed by the McHenry County Democratic Party, today we look at the message about District 3 County Board candidates. This piece was delivered to some households, but apparently not to many, … Continue reading
Found at the Democrats’ booth at the McHenry County Fair: … Continue reading
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