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  • Realtor PAC apologizes for goof in McHenry County Board chairman race Jack Franks mailer

    A political action committee representing Realtors is apologizing for mistakenly identifying McHenry County Board chairman candidate Jack Franks as a ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 4:29 pm
  • Early voting begins Monday in McHenry County

    Early voting for the Nov. 8 election begins Monday at 10 polling places throughout McHenry County, marking the beginning of the end of a long and grue ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Read, weigh the issues, then vote

    TV celebrity Mike Rowe – of Ford trucks, dirty jobs and doing it because somebody’s gotta – recently was asked to use his celebrity to encourage peopl ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 6th Congressional District candidates Peter Roskam, Amanda Howland differ along party lines

    Sixth Congressional District Republican incumbent Peter Roskam and Democratic challenger Amanda Howland are split for the most part along party lines ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • From top to bottom, here are the races awaiting McHenry County voters on the ballot

    Voters have a lot to decide Nov. 8, besides the most contentious and unusual presidential race in modern memory.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Editor's Desk: Illinois voters must decide on road tax lockbox amendment

    A reader emailed me late last week asking me about a constitutional amendment that will be on all Illinoisans’ ballot Nov. 8.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • 63rd House District candidate John Bartman to hold town-hall meetings

    Democratic Illinois House candidate John Bartman will hold two town-hall meetings later this month in the 63rd District.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Dan McConchie, Kelly Mazeski running for 26th Illinois Senate District seat

    The two candidates for the 26th Illinois Senate District seat share a frustration with Springfield’s problems and opposition to raising taxes to balan ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Endorsements: McHenry County Board District 5: Michael Skala and Alex Wimmer

    Four people, including one incumbent, are running for two seats to represent District 5 on the McHenry County Board.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: McHenry County Board District 6: James Kearns, Mary McCann

    Four candidates are running to fill two open seats representing McHenry County Board District 6. Republican incumbent Mary McCann is joined on the bal ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
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