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Cook County 2010: Toni Preckwinkle Aims to Snuff Out Cook County Sales Tax Repeal Controversy

(Chicago, IL) — May 20, 2010. Democratic Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle yesterday got a valuable lesson in the inherent risk of the absence of a finely tuned, planned, practiced, and adhered to political message when a candidate inhabits a loftier political atmosphere than previously and the topic is taxes. Preckwinkle got swatted around … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Opponents to John Fritchey’s County Commissioner Bid Post “Todd Stroger-John Fritchey” Campaign Signs

(Chicago, IL) — February 2, 2010. The weekend before election day is like Halloween–when all sorts of witches and goblins emerge to haunt candidates. And State Rep. John Fritchey (D-Chicago), who is giving up his House seat and seeking the spot on the Cook County Board being vacated by Commissioner Forrest Claypool, has been the … Continue reading »

Cook County 2010 Democratic Primary: Water District Candidate Todd Connor Calls for Plan to Close Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Citing the Asian Carp threat to the Great Lakes, Todd Connor, a Democratic candidate for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, today called for a plan to re-configure the Chicago area waterways and close the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal. Continue reading »

Cook County 2010 Democratic Primary: Toni Preckwinkle, John Fritchey, and Victor Forys Form Second Cook County Reform Candidate Coalition

Cook County candidate reform coalitions are all the fashion rage these days. Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie, Senator Kwame Raoul, Proviso, 43rd Ward Democrats Back Todd Connor for Water Board

(Chicago, IL) — January 11, 2010. Newcomer Todd Connor is on a roll. Connor, who is seeking a seat on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Board of Commissioners in his first ever bid for public office, has picked up another batch of big-time Democratic endorsements. In the past few days, Connor, a former Navy Officer … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Illinois Sierra Club Endorses Democrats Todd Connor, Mariyana Spyropoulos, and Kari Steele to Water District Board

(Chicago, IL) — December 17, 2009. The Illinois Sierra Club today announced its endorsement of three candidates in the February 2nd Democratic Primary for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago–Todd Connor, Mariyana Spyropoulos, and Kari Steele. Sierra Club also has endorsed Nadine Bopp in the Green Party Primary. “The safety and quality of our … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley Endorses Water District Candidate Todd Connor

(Chicago, IL) — December 8, 2009. U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Chicago) yesterday endorsed Metropolitan Water Reclamation District candidate Todd Connor, a former Illinois Inspector General, in the Democratic primary. The Quigley endorsement, a “must-have” among Democratic candidates seeking to run under a progressive, reform banner in Cook County, joins the growing ranks of elected Cook … Continue reading »

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