November 26, 2022
Election


Election

Here’s McHenry County’s election results for November 2022

A man watches election results during a Republican election night watch party Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at Niko's Red Mill Tavern, 1040 Lake Ave. in Woodstock. The event was hosted by Illinois State Sen. Craig Wilcox, McHenry County Board Chairman Mike Buehler, McHenry County Coroner Michael Rein, and McHenry County Clerk Joe Tirio.

These are the unofficial election results for contested races across McHenry County.

An asterisk indicates who is leading in each race. The top vote getter in each McHenry County Board earns a four-year term, while second place will get a two-year term.

Statewide and congressional race totals are from the Associated Press and are as of Nov. 15. All other races are complete.

Statewide Races

Governor:

Darren Bailey, Stephanie Trussel, (R): 1,717,284 votes (42.6%)

*JB Pritzker, Juliana Stratton, (D) (Incumbent): 2,199,079 (54.6%)

Scott Schluter, John Phillips, Libertarian: 112,366 (2.8%)

Attorney General:

Thomas DeVore, (R): 1,749,895 votes (43.9%)

*Kwame Raoul, (D) (Incumbent): 2,145,746 (53.9%)

Daniel K. Robin, Libertarian: 86,969 (2.2%)

Secretary of State:

Dan Brady, (R): 1,759,027 votes (44.1%)

*Alexi Giannoulias, (D): 2,146,653 (53.8%)

Jon Stewart, Libertarian: 84,734 (2.1%)

Comptroller:

Shannon L. Teresi, (R): 1,654,434 votes (41.5%)

*Susana A. Mendoza, (D) (Incumbent): 2,256,905 (56.6%)

Dierdre McClosley, Libertarian: 74,482 (1.9%)

Treasurer:

Tom Demmer, (R): 1,744,006 votes (44%)

*Michael Frerichs, (D) (Incumbent): 2,133,575 (53.8%)

Preston Nelson, Libertarian: 88,025 (2.2%)

U.S. Senate:

Kathy Salvi, (R): 1,688,643 votes (41.9%)

*Tammy Duckworth, (D) (Incumbent): 2,270,607 (56.4%)

Bill Redpath, Libertarian: 67,233 (1.7%)

Congress

8th Congressional District:

Chris Dargis, (R): 89,078 votes (43.2%)

*Raja Krishnamoorthi, (D) (Incumbent): 117,324 (56.8%)

9th Congressional District:

Maxwell “Max” Rice, (R): 69,224 votes (29.1%)

*Jan Schakowsky, (D) (Incumbent): 168,757 (70.9%)

10th Congressional District:

Joseph Severino, (R): 87,502 votes (37.7%)

*Brad Schneider, (D) (Incumbent): 144,420 (62.3%)

11th Congressional District:

Catalina Lauf, (R): 113,648 votes (43.9%)

*Bill Foster, (D) (Incumbent): 145,298 (56.1%)

14th Congressional District:

Scott Gryder (R): 108,045 votes (45.9%)

*Lauren Underwood (D) (Incumbent): 127,458 (54.1%)

16th Congressional District:

*Darin LaHood (R) (Incumbent): 196,009 votes (66.6%)

Elizabeth “Lisa” Haderlein, (D): 98,188 (33.4%)

Illinois Senate

26th District:

*Dan McConchie, (R) (Incumbent): 44,632 votes (50.2%)

Maria Peterson, (D): 44,247 (49.8%)

32nd District:

*Craig Wilcox, (R) (Incumbent): 45,401 votes (55.8%)

Allena Barbato, (D): 35,917 (43.2%)

Uncontested races include the 33rd and 35th districts where Republican incumbents Donald DeWitte and Dave Syverson are running unopposed.

Illinois House

52nd District:

*Martin McLaughlin, (R) (Incumbent): 23,088 votes (52.3%)

Mary Morgan, (D): 21,059 (47.7%)

63rd District:

*Steven Reick, (R) (Incumbent): 20,989 votes (53.7%)

Brian D. Meyers, (D): 18,081 (46.3%)

64th District:

*Tom Weber, (R) (Incumbent): 24,286 votes (60.5%)

Rick Konter, (D): 15,860 (39.5%)

66th District:

Connie Cain, (R): 16,855 votes (46.7%)

*Suzanne Ness, (D) (Incumbent): 19,234 (53.3%)

69th District:

*Joe Sosnowski, (R) (Incumbent): 24,663 votes (61.4%)

Peter Janko, (D): 15,501 (38.6%)

Uncontested races include the 70th district where Republican incumbent Jeff Keicher was running unopposed.

Countywide

McHenry County Clerk:

Mary Mahady, (D): 52,715 votes (46.2%)

*Joe Tirio, (R) (Incumbent): 61,308 (53.8%)

McHenry County Treasurer:

James S. “Jim” Young, Libertarian: 4,054 votes (3.6%)

Amin Karim, (D): 45,319 (39.8%)

*Donna Kurtz, (R): 64,393 (56.6%)

Uncontested races include the McHenry County sheriff and regional superintendent where Republicans Robb Tadelman and Diana Hartmann were running unopposed.

McHenry County Board

District 1:

Kenneth Martin Mattes, Libertarian: 627 votes (2.8%)

*Theresa Meshes, (D) (Incumbent): 5,789 (25.8%)

Michael Vijuk, (D) (Incumbent): 4,800 (21.4%)

Tom Wilbeck, (R): 5,132 (22.9%)

*Matthew M. Kunkle, (R): 6,111 (27.2%)

District 2:

Jake Justen, Libertarian: 500 votes (2.7%)

*Gloria Van Hof, (D): 5,306 (28.5%)

John K. Collins, (D) (Incumbent): 4,177 (22.4%)

Jeffrey T. Thorsen, (R): 4,146 (22.2%)

*John Reinert, (R): 4,511 (24.2%)

District 3:

*Carolyn “Lyn” Campbell, (D) (Incumbent): 5,841 votes (35.3%)

Robert “Bob” Nowak, (R) (Incumbent): 5,106 (30.8%)

*Eric Hendricks, (R): 5,620 (33.9%)

District 4:

Laura McGowen, (D): 6,379 votes (26.3%)

Dominic Petrucci, (D): 4,877 (20.1%)

*Joseph “Joe” Gottemoller, (R) (Incumbent): 6,623 (27.3%)

*Mike “Shorty” Shorten, (R): 6,402 (26.4%)

District 5:

*Kelli A. Wegener, (D) (Incumbent): 5,991 votes (34.6%)

Stephen Doherty, (R) (Incumbent): 5,220 (30.1%)

*Terri Greeno, (R): 6,111 (35.3%)

District 6:

Chamille “Cece” Adams, (D): 4,361 votes (25.8%)

*Pamela Althoff, (R) (Incumbent): 6,495 (38.5%)

*Carl Kamienski, (R): 6,021 (35.7%)

District 7:

*Louisett “Lou” Ness, (D): 5,278 votes (34.9%)

Jeffrey E. Schwartz, (R) (Incumbent): 3,954 (26.2%)

*Brian Sager, (R): 5,891 (39%)

District 8:

Jack Kaskel (D): 4,199 votes (26.3%)

*Tracie Von Bergen (R) (Incumbent): 5,451 (34.1%)

*Larry W. Smith (R) (Incumbent): 6,338 (39.6%)

District 9:

Jessica Phillips (D): 5,704 votes (31.5%)

*James A. Kearns (R) (Incumbent): 5,800 (32%)

*Michael Skala (R) (Incumbent): 6,613 (36.5%)

Courts

Illinois Supreme Court - 2nd District vacancy

*Elizabeth “Liz” Rochford, (D): 320,363 votes (55.4%)

Mark Curran, (R): 258,275 (44.6%)

Illinois Appellate Court - 2nd District vacancy

*Chris Kennedy, (D): 304,618 votes (53%)

Susan Clancy Boles, (R): 270,597 (47%)

Retention of Joe Birkett on 2nd District Appellate Court

*Yes: 367,310 votes (71.3%)

No: 147,632 (28.7%)

Retention of James S. Cowlin on McHenry County Court

*Yes: 74,770 (71.2%)

No: 30,212 (28.8%)

Referendums

Constitutional Amendment

*Yes: 2,149,399 votes (58.4%)

No: 1,533,571 (41.6%)

The measure needs 60% of the vote to pass, but if it fails to reach the 60% threshold on the question but still receives “yes” votes from more than half of those voting, it would still pass.

Alden-Hebron School District 19 bonds for school building improvements

Yes: 538 votes (38.2%)

*No: 869 (61.8%)

Dunham Township bonds for roads

*Yes: 538 votes (69.4%)

No: 237 (30.6%)

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