Posts Tagged “voting”

Candidates, Judges and community leaders address AADC online rally

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Candidates, Judges and community leaders address AADC online rally

Candidates, Judges and community leaders address AADC online rally Arab Americans encouraged to be fully engaged in the November 3, 2020 General Election and to make their voices heard by the candidates, local government officials, and the news media. The 3 hour online Zoom Annual Rally for Candidates hosted by the Arab American Democratic Club…

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Is Judge Demacopoulos seeking revenge against her critics?

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Is Judge Demacopoulos seeking revenge against her critics?

Is Judge Demacopoulos seeking revenge against her critics? Anna Helen Demacopoulos, a Cook County Judge seeking retention criticized for having the highest number of rulings reversed, is allegedly lobbying against support of nonprofit voter education efforts regarding judicial retention. Issue trying to get revenge against her critics? By Ray Hanania Anna Helen Demacopoulos, a Cook…

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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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Change voting system so we can make better choices

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Change voting system so we can make better choices

Change voting system so we can make better choices Americans need to give the system of national elections a serious reconsideration and come up with a new system that doesn’t give certain states all fit weight in the election cycle. Before even half the states complete their primaries, the candidates are already chosen By Ray…

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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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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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NARAL stands with Marie Newman in 3rd District Congressional race

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NARAL stands with Marie Newman in 3rd District Congressional race

NARAL stands with Marie Newman in 3rd District Congressional race NARAL Stands With Marie Newman as Ballot Signatures Submitted in IL-03. NARAL Volunteers Gathered Signatures From Voters Across The 3rd to Support Pro-Choice Champion NARAL Pro-Choice America congratulated Marie Newman today as she submitted signatures to qualify for the ballot in Illinois’ 3rd congressional district. The…

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