Michael Tryon, Chairman
5501 Northwest Highway
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
SB35 (formerly SB600). Chairman Tryon OPPOSES Senate Bill 35.
Precinct Committeemen. McHenry County has 212 precincts. In 2010, only 126 precincts had a candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman. No Republican ran in 86 precincts.
2008 Presidential Race. In the 2008 Presidential election, the county supported Democrat Barack Obama 52-47% over Republican John McCain.
2004 Presidential Race. In the 2004 Presidential election, the county supported Republican George W. Bush 60-39% over Democrat John Kerry.
About McHenry County. McHenry County was formed in 1836 out of Cook and LaSalle Counties. Its county seat is Woodstock, Illinois.
McHenry County was named for William McHenry, a delegate to the Illinois Constitutional Convention in 1818, and elected to the first Illinois House of Representatives. He served as a Major, leading the Mounted Spies, in the Blackhawk War in 1832. McHenry became ill during the campaign, and was mustered out, at the age of 61. He was promptly elected to the State Senate. Henry died in 1835 in a boarding house in Vandalia, Illinois. Learn More