McHenry County Board member Tom Wilbeck
The McHenry County Board approved raising its portion of residents' property taxes, which will add about $14 onto a $7,000 bill.
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.
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.
Safety for McHenry County Board District 1 candidates is not just about the SAFE-T Act and its potential effects here, the candidates said. Safety also needs to include police body cameras, reducing drug-related crimes, and ensuring access to mental health care.
Monday marked the last day for candidates and parties to file for vacant ballot spots that did not see anybody nominated during the primary.
McHenry County Board to consider the cancelation of ICE contract after committee approval Thursday