Cook County Kicks Off Day One of Petition Filing November 28, 2017 By A.D. Quig - Dozens of candidates for county positions lined the lower level halls of 69 W. Washington to turn in their signatures to Clerk David Orr in hopes of making it on the March 2018 primary ballot. One-foot tall stacks were heaped

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Stroger Out for Board President, Seventh District Switcheroo, Other County Board Races More Crowded December 5, 2017 By A.D. Quig - Cook County’s crowded 7th district race thinned somewhat, as Cook County Comm. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia’s (D-7) hand-picked successor, longtime ally Ald. Rick Muñoz (22), filed roughly 1,000 signatures Monday morning, then withdrew them before the end of the day. He

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County Campaign Updates: A New Sandoval Jumps into D-7 Race, One Acevedo on the Fence, All Incumbents Filed December 1, 2017 By A.D. Quig - Correction: This article has been updated to reflect a contested race in the 17th district.  Angeles “Angie” Sandoval filed a D-1 Thursday for a potential run in Comm. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia’s district. Sandoval listed her address in the Southwest corner

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What to Expect from the Veto Session in Springfield

This week on The Daily Line’s Aldercast, publisher Mike Fourcher joins a panel of Springfield lobbyists to break down what might happen during next week’s veto session at the Illinois General Assembly. On Tuesday, the members reconvene to finish up the 2017 legislative agenda, all while they’re passing petitions for 2018 elections. So what’s being prioritized and what will be left behind?

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