Zinke Announces Mayors, Village Presidents Endorsing his Campaign

Andrew Zinke, Republican candidate for Sheriff of McHenry County, announces the names area elected officials who have endorsed him.

Posted by Andrew Zinke for Sheriff 

Woodstock, IL – Andrew Zinke, Republican candidate for Sheriff of McHenry County, Illinois, is proud to announce the names of the first installment of elected officials endorsing his campaign.

As McHenry County’s next Sheriff, Zinke will continue his present objectives as Undersheriff to retiring Sheriff Keith Nygren. Zinke will continue to improve and streamline McHenry County’s award-winning Sheriff’s department so that it stays at the forefront of law enforcement helping our communities continue to safely grow and thrive.

“I am honored in receiving these endorsements for my campaign for Sheriff from these community leaders and it’s one of my missions as Sheriff to build community partnerships that keep our homes and businesses safe,” Zinke stated. “It is humbling that so many local leaders have been so eager to publicly express their support and praise for the job I have done as second- in-command of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office. I look forward to working directly with all of them as the next Sheriff.”


Cary Mayor, Tom Kierna

Crystal Lake Mayor, Aaron Shepley 

Harvard Mayor, Jay Nolan

Huntley Mayor, Chuck Sass 

Marengo Mayor, Donald Lockhart 

McHenry Mayor, Sue Low 

Woodstock Mayor, Dr. Brian Sager 

McHenry Mayor Sue Low:
“Andy is recognized by law enforcement professionals throughout McHenry County for his hard work and dedication to keeping our county safe.”

Harvard Mayor Jay Nolan:
“I value the partnership our communities have with the Sheriff’s Office. Andy has the education and leadership skills needed to be Sheriff. He has my full support.”


Bull Valley President, Ron Parrish

Fox River Grove President, Robert Nunamaker 

Holiday Hills President, Dan Drury

Island Lake President, Charles Amrich 

Johnsburg President, Ed Hetterman

Lake in the Hills President, Paul Mulcahy 

Lakemoor President, Ryan "Todd" Weihofen 

McCullom Lake President, Terry Counley 

Prairie Grove President, Stan Duda

Spring Grove President, Mark Eisenberg 

Union President, Robert Wagner

Andrew Zinke has served the citizens of McHenry County as a law enforcement officer for 25 years and has been with the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for 23 of those years serving as a patrol deputy, crash investigator, SWAT member, K9 handler, crisis-hostage negotiator, detective, detective sergeant, patrol lieutenant, detective lieutenant, and is serving as Undersheriff since 2010, acting as office head in the absence of the sheriff.

Under Zinke’s direction and leadership, the MCSO received the Triple-Crown Award for achievement in law enforcement, making the office one of only 35 sheriff’s offices in the United States to attain this recognition.

A graduate of McHenry High School, Zinke holds a B.A. from Judson College and an M.B.A. from Aurora University in 2013. Andrew and his wife, Kimberly, have three children.

Citizens to Elect Zinke · P.O. Box 1813 · Woodstock · Illinois 60098

For a Safe and Secure McHenry CountyTM

Paid for by Citizens to Elect Zinke, Republican candidate for Sheriff of McHenry County. A copy of our report filed with the state Board of Elections is available on the Board’s official website or for purchase from the State Board of Elections in Springfield, Illinois. 


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