McHenry County Board 2022 primary election news, candidate questionnaires and more
Unofficial results for the newly downsized McHenry County Board show 13 Republicans to five Democrats. Of those potential winners, eight new faces could be on the board, making up nearly half of the body.
With the polls now closed in Illinois, the count can begin to see which candidates will take the 18 open seats on the McHenry County Board.
Several McHenry County, state and federal races are on the ballot in this year's midterm, including the governor's race and an amendment to the Illinois Constitution.
The race for Illinois governor won’t be the only one on Tuesday’s ballot. With the redrawing of the state’s political maps, the make-up of the entire McHenry County Board and both the U.S. and Illinois houses of representatives will be determined, along several other races.
With a possible property tax increase looming for the McHenry County Board, one candidate running in District 9 said he supports a boost to keep up with inflation, while his two opponents think cuts can make up the difference.
Three McHenry County Board candidates running in District 8 – Democrat Jack Kaskel and incumbent Republicans Larry Smith and Tracie Von Bergen – weighed in on how the county should handle more than $1.2 million in new costs created by recent legislation.
Lou Ness, who is seeking to represent the McHenry County Board's 7th District, answered Shaw Local's election questionnaire.
While one candidate running for the McHenry County Board’s most centrally located district pledged to not raise property taxes if reelected, another said it’s not off the table and the third said she didn’t consider taxes a high priority issue.
Here's everything you need to know about voting early in McHenry County for the Nov. 8 election
A Republican candidate for the McHenry County Board hopes to unseat a Democratic incumbent, who she says has seemed “very distracted” with things not relevant to the prosperity of the county.
Figuring out how to pay for body cameras for deputies, a higher salary for the sheriff and other new state requirements while keeping property taxes flat is a priority for all three candidates running for the McHenry County Board’s eastern district but they differ in approach.
Monday marked the last day for candidates and parties to file for vacant ballot spots that did not see anybody nominated during the primary.
These are the unofficial election results for contested races across McHenry County as of about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday.
McHenry County voters weighed in Tuesday on who they want to represent them on the newly redrawn and condensed County Board.
Competitive races line both the Democratic and Republican ballots as early voting continues ahead of Tuesday’s primary election. Here's a round-up of who and what is on the ballot.