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Illinois Governor 2010 Election: Pat Quinn Brushes Aside Art Turner’s Illinois Lt. Governor Bid

(Chicago, IL) — March 16, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn appeared on Chicago WTTW-TV on Monday night and brushed aside the House Deputy Majority Leader Art Turner‘s candidacy to be Quinn’s running mate. During the interview with Carol Marin and Phil Ponce Quinn breezily overlooked Chicago Mayor Richard Daley‘s recent public backing of Turner. The 30-year … Continue reading »

Illinois Legislature: Senator Kwame Raoul Picks Up Bill to Fuse Governor-Lt. Governor Campaigns

(Springfield, IL) — March 17, 2010. State Senator Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) has snagged chief sponsorship of a House bill that requires candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor to run as a team during the primary election. The legislation, House Bill 5820, initiated by House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie), which maintains the controversial office … Continue reading »

Illinois Governor Race 2010: John Fritchey Says Scott Lee Cohen Replacement Should Come From Lt. Governor Candidate Pool

(Chicago, IL) — February 8, 2010. State Rep. John Fritchey (D-Chicago) is putting in his “two cents” and is recommending that Scott Lee Cohen‘s replacement be drawn from among those candidates who ran for Lt. Governor in the Democratic primary. According to a post on Fritchey’s Facebook page today: Now that Cohen is resigning the … Continue reading »

Governor Pat Quinn Appoints, 1st Latino, Manny Flores, ICC Chair; Candidate Pat Quinn to Attend Hispanic American Labor Council “Meet the Candidates” Event

(Chicago, IL) — January 5, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced the appointment of Chicago Alderman Manny Flores as Chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission. “Manny Flores is an experienced and highly-regarded public servant who will provide a fresh viewpoint at this very important Commission,” said Quinn. If confirmed, Flores would be the first Latino … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: State Senator Terry Link Rides Lt. Governor Endorsement Wave as AFL-CIO, Other Support Rolls In

(Chicago, IL) — December 10, 2009.  State Senator and Lieutenant Governor candidate Terry Link‘s political wave machine is operating at full-tilt boogie. On Tuesday, Link scored the endorsement of the 1,000,000 member Illinois AFL-CIO, the state’s largest labor organization, an endorsement that is a potential game-changer in the crowded, seven-candidate Lt. Governor race in the … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections–Lt. Governor: Mike Boland Files Last at 4:51 P.M.; 13-Men, 0-Women File

(Springfield, IL) — November 2, 2009. In the 2010 Illinois Lt. Govenor race, like the governor’s race,  13 candidates filed nominating petitions, and of those 13 men and 0 women filed to become the state’s second banana. In 2002, 10 candidates filed, 8-men and 2-women. And, unlike the governor’s race where there are only 2 … Continue reading »

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