Posts Tagged “election”

Chicago Alderman David Moore Enters Secretary of State Race

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Chicago Alderman David Moore Enters Secretary of State Race

Chicago Alderman David Moore Enters Secretary of State Race Chicago South Side Alderman David Moore is announcing his run for Illinois Secretary of State to replace long time incumbent Jesse White, who is retiring at the end of his term in January 2023. Moore is the fifth candidate to enter the race for one of…

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Battle for Secretary of State already brewing in Illinois

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Battle for Secretary of State already brewing in Illinois

Battle for Secretary of State already brewing in Illinois Alexi Giannoulias is the lead candidate in the brewing race to succeed Illinois Secretary of State Jessie White who is retiring. Although the Democratic Party Primary election is not until March 2022, time goes by quickly and the race will quickly become crowded. As the Republican…

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Pekau won re-election but lost campaign to build his own Machine

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Pekau won re-election but lost campaign to build his own Machine

Opinion: Pekau won re-election but lost campaign to build his own Machine By Ray Hanania After a bruising political election, Orland Park’s Mayor Keith Pekau managed to defeat his challenger, former Mayor Dan Mclaughlin. I guess it pays to have a $150,000 a year salary and $600,000 in income over four years for a part-time…

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Pat Dowell Announces Candidacy for Illinois Secretary of  State 

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Pat Dowell Announces Candidacy for Illinois Secretary of  State 

Pat Dowell Announces Candidacy for Illinois Secretary of  State  Pat Dowell,  Alderman and Committeeman of Chicago’s Third Ward, announced her candidacy for Illinois Secretary of State this week. “As a committed public servant, helping and serving people has always been my top priority,” said Dowell. “My singular goal of this office is to provide the residents…

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Von Drasek rolls in Countryside

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Von Drasek rolls in Countryside

Von Drasek rolls in Countryside Alderman beats ex-mayor for fifth term on council By Steve Metsch Countryside Ald. John Von Drasek (2nd Ward) was in an interesting situation Wednesday morning. While residents he met congratulated him for winning his fifth term in office Tuesday, one reminded him to remove his campaign signs in a timely…

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Gorman slams Pekau’s “fake Republicans” in video ads

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Gorman slams Pekau’s “fake Republicans” in video ads

Opinion: Gorman slams Pekau’s “fake Republicans” in video ads Orland Township Republican Chairperson Liz Gorman released a powerful series of videos slamming Orland Mayor Keith Pekau for backing a slate of “fake” Republicans. Pekau has isolated every elected official to the disadvantage of the needs of Orland taxpayers, but hopes to pull the wool over…

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Pekau’s Salary in Orland Park: $600,000 in four years

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Pekau’s Salary in Orland Park: $600,000 in four years

Pekau’s Salary in Orland Park: $600,000 in four years Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau doesn’t want you to talk about the FACT that he has taken the $150,000 salary that he criticized every year since he has been elected. That’s $600,000 collected from Orland Park Taxpayers over the past four years. Instead, Pekau misleadingly claims…

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Arab Democrats to host virtual Candidate and Leadership forum March 25

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Arab Democrats to host virtual Candidate and Leadership forum March 25

Arab Democrats to host virtual Candidate and Leadership forum March 25 The Arab Democratic Club will host its pre-election Forum for Democratic candidates running in the April 6 election and for elected public officials in a special celebration of Arab American Heritage month tat will be held on Thursday March 25, 2021. The forum will…

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How do you not remember a DUI-drug court date?

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How do you not remember a DUI-drug court date?

How do you not remember a DUI-drug court date? Just what the people of Orland Township need, right? An official whose only response to not showing up for a court appearance that prompts an active arrest warrant, is Lora Kreczmer a candidate for Orland Township Trustee, forgot. She only turned herself in because it became…

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Tasneem Abuzir can bring sanity and services back to Palos Township

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Tasneem Abuzir can bring sanity and services back to Palos Township

Tasneem Abuzir can bring sanity and services back to Palos Township By Ray Hanania When I think about a smart, reasoned and honest person running for public office for the first time, I think immediately of a young woman named Tasneem Abuzir. Abuzir is running for a spot on the Palos Township Board of Trustees…

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Hastings announces for Secretary of State

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Hastings announces for Secretary of State

Hastings announces for Secretary of State State Senator Michael E. Hastings announces bid for Secretary of State. Hastings wins major endorsement from the Carpenters union, which represents 30,000 Illinois working families Illinois State Senator Michael E. Hastings (D-Tinley Park) announced Wednesday his intention to run for Secretary of State, pledging to serve working class families across…

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Mike Madigan does get to select his successor

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Mike Madigan does get to select his successor

Mike Madigan does get to select his successor The decision on who should succeed #MichaelJMadigan in the #22ndDistrict belongs to the voters, not to the news media media pundits nor to the loudmouthed revolutionaries and activists. The right way to fill the vacancy when Madigan resigned from the Illinois House is to allow the #Democrat…

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