Posts Tagged “voters”

Voters by state with most influence in Presidential & Senate elections

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Voters by state with most influence in Presidential & Senate elections

Voters by state with most influence in Presidential & Senate elections With the 2020 election a little over a week away and voters’ influence varying from state to state, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020’s States with the Most & Least Powerful Voters, as well as accompanying videos. WalletHub compared the…

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Trump’s COVID-19 infection makes re-election uncertain

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Trump’s COVID-19 infection makes re-election uncertain

Trump’s COVID-19 infection makes re-election uncertain President Trump’s illness with coronavirus exposes an election soft spot that could cost him the Nov. 3, 2020 General election. Trump was treated by the newest antibiotic treatments that are not available to the general public. And, when he did get COVID-19, he didn’t turn to using hydroxychloroquine which he…

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Aurelia Pucinski receives support for retention as Illinois Appellate Court justice

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Aurelia Pucinski receives support for retention as Illinois Appellate Court justice

Aurelia Pucinski receives support for retention as Illinois Appellate Court justice Illinois Appellate Court Justice Aurelia Pucinski is seeking retention on the Tuesday, November 3, 2020 General Election ballot. Her Ballot number is 201 and she needs your support. This year’s ballot is going to be very long and difficult because of having so many…

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Mexican American activist and former state legislator Frank Aguilar named to succeed Tobolski

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Mexican American activist and former state legislator Frank Aguilar named to succeed Tobolski

Mexican American activist and former state legislator Frank Aguilar named to succeed Tobolski Democratic Committeemen in Chicagoland’s west and southwest suburbs voted to name former State Rep. Frank J. Aguilar to fill the vacancy on the Cook County Board’s 16th District that was vacated with the resignation of Cook County Commissioner Jeffrey Tobolski. Aguilar will…

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Iowa caucus disaster smells like another effort to get Sanders

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Iowa caucus disaster smells like another effort to get Sanders

Iowa caucus disaster smells like another effort to get Sanders The Iowa Caucus debacle and the long delays in tabulating the final winners and losers has thrown the Democratic process in to a loop giving one apparent loser, Joe Biden, some wiggle room to avoid the negative publicity with his running only 4th — a…

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Tammy Wendt to challenge Patlak at Cook County Board of Review

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Tammy Wendt to challenge Patlak at Cook County Board of Review

Tammy Wendt to challenge Patlak at Cook County Board of Review Palos Heights Attorney Tammy Wendt announced this week that she is running for the Democratic nomination for the 1st District Cook County Board of Review, a seat held by controversial Republican incumbent Dan Patlak. Wendt is a former Cook County State’s Attorney who has…

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Presidential candidates have no idea what Americans need

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Presidential candidates have no idea what Americans need

Presidential candidates have no idea what Americans need Few of the Democrats hoping to become President really know what the real issues are that face voters. During their recent debate, they spent more time arguing over generic media-driven issues than not he issues that voters really care about. Here are some of the issues the…

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Poll: Pritzker Progressive Income Tax, Pension Holiday Plans Panned by South Suburban Voters

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Poll: Pritzker Progressive Income Tax, Pension Holiday Plans Panned by South Suburban Voters

Poll: Pritzker Progressive Income Tax, Pension Holiday Plans Panned by South Suburban Voters A survey of south suburban Chicagoland voters shows that a majority of residents oppose Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s tax hike plan to switch the state from a fixed rate income tax to a graduated rate income tax. The survey shows that most respondents…

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Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor

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Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor

Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor In politics, it’s rarely about who is great but rather about who is better. And in the race for Chicago Mayor between Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot, the “better” candidate is Preckwinkle. Although I have some issues with her past policies,…

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Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer

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Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer

Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer New Muslim Political Organization makes its first endorsements in Chicago City-Wide Elections: Ameya Pawar for City Treasurer and Anna Valencia for City Clerk. The Illinois Muslim Civic Coalition also released its list of Muslims running for office in Chicago and the Chicagoland suburbs Today, on the first…

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In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too

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In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too

In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too With all the usual issues being skirted and glossed over in the Chicago Mayoral election, voters should take notice of the undercurrent of issues on the sidelines that have as much impact on their lives as the rest. Conspiracies are a part of Chicago politics, so…

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Let “Sub-Urban” voters vote for Chicago mayor

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Let “Sub-Urban” voters vote for Chicago mayor Or, how the Suburbs got their name. Suburban residents should have the right to vote to select Chicago’s next mayor since Chicago survives not only on the taxes it collects from its residents but from nearly 30 percent of the taxes collected from residents who live in the…

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