Posts Tagged “voting”

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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Activists Vow to Continue Fight Against Illinois Voter Suppression

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Activists Vow to Continue Fight Against Illinois Voter Suppression

Activists Vow to Continue Fight Against Illinois Voter Suppression Governor’s Veto Yet Another Reminder: Elections Matter Attention is now focused on the November elections and future legislation to secure elections and fight voter suppression, after Governor Rauner’s veto of SB 2273. The bill would have modified existing law to stop Illinois from sharing voter data…

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Governor vetos bill that would restrict interstate voting checks

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Governor vetos bill that would restrict interstate voting checks

Governor vetos bill that would restrict interstate voting checks Veto of Bill No.: SB 2273. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner released the following statement in vetoing SB 2273 which would prohibit interstate checking of voter registration Today I veto Senate Bill 2273 from the 100th General Assembly, which would limit the State of Illinois to participation in…

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Judge Betar win’s nomination to serve on 13th Judicial District

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Judge Betar win’s nomination to serve on 13th Judicial District

Judge Betar win’s nomination to serve on 13th Judicial District Associate Judge Sam Betar III won the backing of voters on March 20, 2018 to represent the Democratic Party as their candidate for the 13th Judicial District in Cook County in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Judge Betar, one of the first Arab Americans…

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Early voting now open to Illinois residents

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Early voting now open to Illinois residents

Early voting now open to Illinois residents For or the March 20, 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election, traditional Early Voting will take place March 5-19. Early Voting locations and hours can be found here. While some calendars suggest that the Early Voting period in Illinois may begin as early as February 8 ballots will not be available by…

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Arab American empowerment continues to grow

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Arab American empowerment continues to grow

Arab American empowerment continues to grow Arab Americans have been fighting for a place at the American table from the day they set foot in America. But in recent years, their empowerment has increased despite the increased discrimination in the wake of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. In recently years, Arab Americans have…

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