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World AIDS Day 2011: Illinois Has 7th Highest Number of AIDS Cases in Nation

(Chicago, IL) – More than two decades after the first observance of World AIDS Day and the 30th anniversary of the first reported cases of HIV/AIDS, Illinois finds itself with the 7th highest number of AIDS cases in the nation, according to Illinois’ public health agency. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS estimates that … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Dan Farley Concedes, Ann Williams Wins John Fritchey’s House Seat

(Chicago, IL) — February 2, 2010. With 78% of precincts reporting, Democratic state representative candidate Dan Farley, a former Cook County assistant state’s attorney, has conceded to former Illinois assistant general Ann Williams in the state House race on Chicago’s north side to succeed State Rep. John Fritchey, according to a source. Attorney Ed Mullen, … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Alderman Scott Waguespack Abandons Neutrality in Race to Succeed Rep John Fritchey to Back Ed Mullen

(Chicago, IL) — January 2010. Election fence sitters are jumping off their perches. In Chicago, Alderman Scott Waguespack (D-32nd) has abandoned his neutrality in the Illinois state house race to succeed John Fritchey on Chicago’s north side to back attorney Ed Mullen, according to a source. Waguespack’s campaign workers dropped Mullen’s campaign literature door-to-door on … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: In Money Race to Succeed John Fritchey, Ann Williams Out-Raises Opponents–and Is Now the Front-Runner

(Chicago, IL) – January 20, 2010. In the money race to succeed State Rep. John Fritchey for his House seat on Chicago’s north side, former assistant attorney general Ann Williams has out-raised opponents and fellow attorneys Dan Farley and Ed Mullen. According to campaign finance statements filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections, Williams … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Ann Williams Gets Illinois Sierra Club Support in Race for John Fritchey’s Seat

(Chicago, IL) – January 7, 2010. The Sierra Club of Illinois has announced its endorsement of Ann Williams in the Illinois 11th District State House race. The Sierra Club noted Williams’ success in advancing Attorney General Lisa Madigan‘s pro-environment legislative agenda. Williams, an attorney and resident of the District’s the Northcenter neighborhood, served as the … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: State Rep Candidate Ed Mullen Knocks on 10,000 Doors, Launches 1st Mail Piece

(Chicago, IL) – January 6, 2009. Democrat Ed Mullen’s grassroots campaign for State Representative for the House seat on Chicago’s north side to succeed John Fritchey has already knocked on an eye-popping 10,000 voter doors and launched its first direct mail piece. In fact, between December 12th and 19th, Mullen’s campaign knocked on the doors … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: IVI-IPO Huffs, Puffs But Takes No Action on Dan Farley, Phantom IVI-IPO Tax Committee Flap

(Chicago, IL) — December 31, 2009. “Sometimes the results are wackadoodle.” That’s the reaction of Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO) state board member Suzanne Elder to the local IVI-IPO chapter endorsement re-vote of Democratic state representative candidate Dan Farley who is seeking the House seat on Chicago’s north side being vacated by John … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: State Rep Candidate Dan Farley Sweeps IVI-IPO Re-Vote

(Chicago, IL) — December 30, 2009. Democratic state representative candidate Dan Farley, who is seeking the House seat on Chicago’s north side being vacated by Democrat John Fritchey, yesterday swept an IVI-IPO endorsement re-vote. Farley, a former Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney, captured 17 votes from the local IVI-IPO voters to 3 votes for opponent … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: State Rep Candidate Dan Farley Rolls Out New Mike Quigley Enodrsement, Snuffs Out Smoldering IVI-IPO Tax Committee Flap

(Chicago, IL) — December 29, 2009. Democratic state representative candidate Dan Farley today rolled out a new and improved endorsement quote from U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL-Chicago). “I support Dan Farley because of his commitment to advocate for property tax relief and reform, reduce wasteful spending, and fight for what’s right for our community and … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: IVI-IPO State Board Rejects Endorsement of State Rep Candidate Dan Farley; Re-Vote Scheduled

(Chicago, IL) — December 28, 2009. The Independent Voters of Illinois–Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO) state board of directors has rejected the local district endorsement of Democratic state representative candidate Dan Farley and has scheduled a re-vote for Tuesday, December 29. Multiple IVI-IPO voters casting their ballots for Farley, a former Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: State Rep Candidate Dan Farley Attributes False Quote to Mike Quigley Jabbing Opponent Ann Williams

(Chicago, IL) — December 22, 2009. It’s a fib. Democratic state representative candidate Dan Farley yesterday issued a press releasing heralding his endorsement from U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Chicago) in his race to succeed State Rep. John Fritchey (D-Chicago). The Farley press release included this quote from Quigley: “Dan Farley is not a special interest … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Personal PAC Endorses State Rep Candidates Dan Farley, Ed Mullen and Ann Williams in Race to Succeed John Fritchey

(Chicago, IL) — December 21, 2009. Democratic state representative candidates Dan Farley, Ed Mullen and Ann Williams have all won the endorsement of the powerful pro-choice group Personal PAC in the race to succeed State Rep. John Fritchey (D-Chicago). Mullen and Farley, both attorneys, who are facing Williams, a pharmaceutical lobbyist, will have an easier … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Mike Quigley Endorses State Rep Candidate Dan Farley; Takes Subtle Swipe At Opponent Ann Williams

(Chicago, IL) — December 21, 2009. The gloves are off. In the race to succeed to succeed State Rep. John Fritchey on Chicago’s north side, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Chicago) today endorsed former Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney Dan Farley and took scarcely veiled swipe at one of Farley’s opponents, Ann Williams. “Dan Farley is … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Sara Feigenholtz Endorses State Rep Candidate Ann Williams for John Fritchey’s House Seat

(Chicago, IL) — December 18, 2009. Democratic state representative candidate Ann Williams has reeled in a key endorsement from State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) for the 11th district House seat being vacated by John Fritchey on Chicago’s north side. “[Ann Williams] has the experience, smarts, and tenacity to push for solutions that make a real … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Dem State Rep Candidate Ann Williams Snags Plum AFL-CIO Endorsement

(Chicago, IL) — December 9, 2009. Democratic state representative candidate Ann Williams, who is seeking the House seat on Chicago’s north side being vacated by John Fritchey,  snagged a hugely important endorsement from the Illinois AFL-CIO on Tuesday. Williams, who faces attorneys Ed Mullen and Dan Farley in the Democratic primary, adds the AFL-CIO endorsement … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Northside Democracy for America Endorses State Rep Candidate Ed Mullen

(Chicago, IL) — December 9, 2009. Democrat Ed Mullen who is seeking the State House seat on Chicago’s north side being vacated incumbent John Fritchey scored an important endorsement for his campaign in February 2 Democratic primary. Northside Democracy for America voted 28-7 to endorse Mullen over opponent Ann Williams. A third Democratic contender, attorney … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Barbara Currie, Lou Lang Endorse State Rep Candidate Ann Williams, Giving Boost to Campaign to Succeed John Fritchey

House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie (D-Chicago) and Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie)–the number two and three leaders respectively in the Illinois House–have endorsed Ann Williams’ candidacy. Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections–Round’em Up: Pat Quinn and Dan Hynes Clash at Candidate Forum; Mell, Laiacona, Madigan, Lang, Connor, Meister, Biss, Mullen, Raoul, Burns, and Poshard

Governor Pat Quinn and Dan Hynes slugged it out at their first joint appearance at a candidate forum in Rock Island on Thursday night. Continue reading »

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