Posts tagged "Chicago Board of Elections"

Will black voters pull out of a registration slump?

Will black voters pull out of a registration slump?
Voter registration numbers released by the Chicago Board of Elections last week show that civic participation in the city has hit a new low. For almost 28 years now, the number of Chicagoans signed up to vote in presidential primaries has been in a slow decline. What’s new this year is the steep drop in voter... Read more »

Elections 2012: The week in review

Here’s a roundup of election news that was on The Chicago Reporter’s political radar this week: As if 2nd District Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. doesn’t have enough to worry about with the tough primary race he’s in, there’s now a Super PAC that’s reportedly committed to his political demise. The Texas-based Campaign for Primary... Read more »