Tag: Cook County
If you didn’t vote– as many did not (only 26% in Chicago)– then don’t complain about the results. Voting in elections is more important than voting in American Idol. You’re a citizen of this great nation, do your duty, educate yourself and get out and vote.
Posted: February 3rd, 2010 under Illinois Politics.
Tags: Alexi Giannoulias, Andy McKenna, Cook County, Dan Hynes, David Hoffman, Governor Pat Quinn, Jim Ryan, Mark Kirk, Todd Stroger, Toni Preckwinkle
Toni Preckwinkle is an excellent candidate. When the Chicago Tribune endorsed Toni Preckwinkle, they were impressed by her no nonsense, hardworking, ethical approach to governing. She is known as fiercely independent– and at times a thorn in Mayor Daley’s side– in the Chicago City Council.
The Illinois primary elections are February 2, 2010, less than three weeks away. Races of particular interest include: Cook County Board President (democratic primary race), U.S. Senate (democratic primary race) and Illinois Governor
Black pastors in Chicago recently came together to decide on a candidate for the cook county board, there was only one requirement: that the candidate be black.
We need a viable Republican party in Chicago and Cook County to hold city and county government accountable. Blindly voting democratic locally has left residents of Chicago and Cook County largely represented.