A Few Clouds
41°FA Few CloudsFull Forecast

Free advertising

Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 1:07 p.m. CDT

To the Editor:

By the time you read this the I-know-fill-in-name-of-friend-or-relative-or-co-worker-here love fest will be over, and we can return to normal letters, such as Obama bashing, township bashing, overtaxed complaints, etc.

I also have a complaint/suggestion. In the years that the McHenry County clerk is running for re-election, his or her name should not appear at the top the ballot you receive to vote on. What a bunch of free advertising for the clerk running for re-election by having their name appear in the upper corner of the ballot.

Thus when Katherine Schultz was running for re-election, her name was top and prominent, which I believe violates the no electioneering within so many feet of a polling place rule.

This elimination of the clerk’s name would only be in the year that the clerk is running for re-election.

Chuck Berndt


Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

More News

Reader Poll

How many times have you changed careers?
Two or three times
Several times