Consolidated Elections for various local offices will be held on Tuesday, April 5. You can support the Green Party by supporting Green Party members Steve Alesch, Jessica Bradshaw, Matt Hawkins, Courtney Johnson, and Toni Williams.
Green Party member Toni Williams, candidate for Thornton Township District 205 High School Board, is part of a slate of candidates fighting a consolidation of Thornridge, Thornton and Thornwood high schools in South Suburban Cook County.
It’s Election Day in several towns across Illinois, including Chicago, Carbondale and East St. Louis where Green Party candidates are on the ballot. Make sure you get out to the polls and support Green candidates!
Matt Reichel, the Green Party-recognized candidate for 47th Ward alderman, will be hosting an Election Night gathering on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. at O’Shaughnessy’s, 4557 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, to watch returns. All are invited.
The Illinois Green Party has been around since 1999, and there’s been a Green presence in Chicago for years before that… but not until this week did the first Green Party member file to run for Alderman in Chicago! Alberto Bocanegra, Cook County Green Party Chair, was the first aldermanic candidate in line Monday morning [...]
Media has been reporting high turnout in a lot of places, notably some suburban precincts. We haven’t seen it here on the North Side – turnout up until now has been a little flat. But we expect a surge after 4:00. People have been sent back out and we’re gearing up to make further lit [...]
We got a report, which we’ve confirmed, that the CTA Blue Line had something major mechanical happen, backing up outbound trains from Belmont back – in other words, backing up all of the trains running through the heart of the district we’re basing a lot of our work in. Of course the Blue Line is [...]
We have reports from multiple precincts that Rep. Berrios is delivering pastries to election judges – which is technically legal – but the pastries are emblazoned with her campaign stickers – which is NOT. That’s illegal electioneering, and because of the way it’s being done, it’s easy to imagine why election judges might not be [...]
Reports across Logan Square area that a lot of polling places are really slow and have been since 8:00. We have about 50 people out up here, and there are also people out across the city, county, and state. Post-work should be the busiest time of day – if you can get to one of [...]
We’ve got reports of as many as 5 Berrios workers at some polling places in the 35th Ward. In 2008, most polling places had no Berrios workers. We’re being told that a lot of 1st Ward workers have been rerouted into the 35th Ward. We figured they’d be out, but we’re still a little surprised [...]