2022 Election news
Kane County Democratic Women will host a free forum on "Our Rights Are on the Ballot: The Impact of Dobbs v. Jackson!” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Dr., St. Charles.
Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker's campaign said Friday he plans to participate in a forum hosted by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors after originally announcing he intended to pull out due to controversy surrounding one of the newspapers involved.
State Rep. Dan Ugaste, R-Geneva, is hosting a fundraiser for his re-election campaign from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Penrose Brewing, 509 Stevens St., Geneva.
The League of Women Voters of McHenry County canceled the forum scheduled this past week for Senate District 32 candidates and the upcoming ones for the McHenry County clerk and treasurer races.
Friends of Illinois 65th District candidate Linda Robertson, a scientist and St. Charles small-business owner, will host a Rock the 65th! event featuring the west suburban rock band JEB at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at Penrose Brewing 509 Stevens St., Geneva, her campaign announced.
McHenry County voters have the opportunity to vote by mail permanently under a new state law, the county said in a news release.
Two Republicans running for the McHenry County Board in District 6 said they worry about how the county will pay for new requirements mandated in the SAFE-T Act, while their Democratic opponent said she thinks many of those requirements help make the area better.
Two sitting judges – a Democrat from Lake County and a Republican from Kane County – are set to face off for one open seat on the Illinois Second District Appellate Court this November.
While crime in McHenry County has been stable over the past decade, both Republicans running for the McHenry County Board in the district that includes parts of Crystal Lake, Algonquin and Lake in the Hills say they have their concerns.
The clerk’s office recently mailed an explanatory letter and an application for a permanent vote by mail ballot to all registered voters in Kane County. Voters should expect to receive the clearly-marked envelope this week.
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.
Developing McHenry County’s economy could both reduce property taxes and help pay for services, said one McHenry County Board candidate running from Lakewood south to the Kane County border.
Darren Bailey, Republican candidate for governor, will make a campaign appearance in Rock Falls.
Gov. JB Pritzker and Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton make campaign stop Sunday morning in Rock Falls.
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.