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Both Nybo and Mazzochi had to pull significant support from voters who backed Democrats elsewhere on the ballot. Mazzochi, thanks to the favorable shape of her district, simply needed fewer of them.
Last November marked the first time in the county’s history that more voters identified as Democrats than Republicans all the way down the ballot.
Through clumsiness and hubris, Stava-Murray has turned a crucial issue with life or death consequences into a laugh line, complicating future efforts to achieve racial justice in Chicago.
Here are a few of the events around the area commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The 14th is likely to attract some solid Republican competition, but Oberweis’ threat to pursue that seat darkens Republican odds significantly.
Chicago isn’t going to implement a commuter tax. Raising the subject is good electoral politics by Daley and nothing more. However, the discussion it stirs could be healthy as the region moves on to tackle transit and infrastructure challenges.
A new freshman class of lawmakers from the Chicago suburbs took their seats in Springfield yesterday. Among them was one Democrat, Anne Stava-Murray, who refused to vote to re-elect Madigan as House Speaker. The Daily Herald today featured summaries of their ambitions for the session.
Local CCL members scored a promising victory last fall. After a long campaign to get a climate change resolution on the ballot, voters in York and Lyons Townships both approved the resolution by more than 3/4 margin.
Stava-Murray rode last fall's blue wave to a surprise win in the solidly Republican south-central DuPage 81st District, spending only $30,000 in the effort. Key to her success in this traditionally red suburb around Downers Grove was her vocal opposition to Madigan.