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McHenry County Voters Favored Romney

President Barack Obama was re-elected to his office Tuesday, but voters in McHenry County supported Republican candidate Mitt Romney by a wide margin.

Four years ago, voters in McHenry County made history when, for the first time, the majority supported a democratic presidential candidate.

McHenry County has long been known as one of the most Republican areas in the state. But, in the 2008 election, constituents surprised many political onlookers and helped send then-Democratic candidate Barack Obama to Washington, D.C.

This year, the county reverted back to its traditional political leanings.

Republican candidate Mitt Romney, with 71,488 votes in McHenry County, captured 53.4 percent of the votes.

President Obama, with 59,691 votes, drew 44.5 percent of the votes, according to the unofficial election results posted Tuesday evening on McVote.

John S November 08, 2012 at 10:27 PM
It's pretty easy to see who gets their ideas from Plush Limpbaugh here. Tell me this, all-knowings. Why is McHenry County the reddest county in the Chicago region and yet has some of the highest property taxes? How is voting republican working out for you? And don't pull out the old tropes of the evil school districts. Every county has those.
Anthony P. November 08, 2012 at 10:36 PM
It's pretty sad, will be a scary 4 years. It's pretty sad how easily people are brain washed by this guy's BS. Appeal to HOPE. Please. They're very blind to see what's going on out there. Take your social agendas to the local level like all those DOPE smokers did in Colorado. We need the federal government to start doing federal responsibilities like balancing the budget, solving the debt crisis, protecting the US borders and enforcing constitutional laws. This what works for half works for everyone thing is not working well. It's POLARIZING. Yes lets legalize mind altering drugs that make you lazy and slow in the head but make you feel spiritual. They call it DOPE for a reason. What message are you sending the youth? That's it's okay to do these things? Parents can only do so much, society is all around them. What a load of crap. Now lets wait for the racist, greedy cronies posts to follow. No we are not ignorant small minded low-life's.
Ashley November 09, 2012 at 03:43 AM
Please, Please this is vital information...with the world coming to an end on December 21, 2012 because Obama, the anti-Christ was re-elected it is more important than ever that everyone be reminded to get their Christmas shopping done as soon as possible. Come December 22, when there are no more stores because Obama has used his death ray to destroy them, you will all be thanking me for this post. Good night and God bless America.
John Walsh November 09, 2012 at 04:48 AM
Further evidence of how pathetic racist infect the republicon party. Thanks for demonstrating.
Rob November 09, 2012 at 05:34 AM
97% of the black vote...who's the racist?

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