Posts tagged "Chicago Board of Elections"

Over 100 Early Voted Today With Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, National Black Wall Street Chicago and other allies

Just left The Chicago Board Of Elections where we led over 100 people who joined the call by Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr to Early Vote today and what a great feeling to see the lines of people still coming even after our delegation voted. Great press collaboration today with myself, Chairman of The Illinois Voter... Read more »

Civic Groups Call On City, County, State Election Agencies For VOter Registration Weekend In Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr January 13-15

The Illinois Voter Restoration Project, led by veteran activist Mark S. Allen, The Chicago Far-South Suburban NAACP led by David Lowery, President, The Movement, led by Minister Jim Allen, United In Peace and Youth H.A.M. (“Having A Moment”) movement led by Wallace “Gator” Bradley, The Community Reinvestment Organizing Project led by Otis Monroe, CEO of... Read more »


THE ILLINOIS VOTER RESTORATION PROJECT (Mark S. Allen, CEO and lead organizer) ENCOURAGES MORE BLACK GRASSROOTS PARTICIPATION WITH CHICAGO BOARD OF ELECTIONS “VOTER ENGAGEMENT 2012” RSVP NOW FOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at UIC FORUM (only 200 seats available!) — Call 312-269-7858 — tty for hearing impaired 312-269-0027 — email: “Voter Engagement: 2012” Introduction Hundreds... Read more »

Carol Moseley Braun's Complete Statement Including "Olive Branch" Appeal From Rahm Emanuel Supporters

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Renee Ferguson Monday January 24, 2011 312-848-4432     CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN’S STATEMENT ON APPELLATE COURT’S DECISION     January 24, 2011 – The following statement was made by mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun following the decision issued by the Illinois Appellate Court on the mayoral election:  ... Read more »

Grassroots Voters Who Challenged Rahm's "Legal" Residency WIN Over Major Media And Others Who Abandoned "legal" Stories

Todays ruling against Rahm Emanuel’s being removed from the ballot was a victory for the grassroots voters who continued to lift of the validity of the legal challenges against the majority of the major media who continued to do stories on everything about Rahm EXCEPT the possible impact that The Appellate Court could have, and... Read more »

Chicago Election Board Must Act To Remove Davis and Meeks Names From Ballot

Technically the withdrawals of Rev./Senator James Meeks and Congressman Danny Davis from Chicago Mayor’s Race cam after the official date to have their names removed from the ballot and their names could still appear on the ballot, but its is clear that they have no intention or desire to see their names still on the... Read more »

Voter Restoration Project Joins "Democracy Now" In Public Policy Campaign on Easier Ballot Access For Candidates

The Voter Restoration Project supports The Democracy Now Ballot Access Advocacy Campaign Press Conference on MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2010 AT 8:00 AM at 69 West Washington The Voter Restoration Project Plans Field Hearing On Nominating Petition Reforms DEMANDS CHANGES TO PROCESS THAT DISENFRANCHISES CITIZENS CHOICE BY FAVORING INCUMBENTS Mark Allen, lead organizer of the Voter... Read more »

Mark Allen, BLDI Announces New Voter Restoration Project and Hearings To Protect Citizens Legitimate Signatures on Petitions For Independent Candidates Of Their Choice

POLITICAL PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 10, 2010 Contact Mark S. Allen@ 773-392-0165    Today, Veteran community and political Actvists led by Mark S. Allen are announcing a new grassroots, citizens led voter education and mobilization project designed to chellenge and change the existing process by which so many thousands of voters petition signtaures were... Read more »