Posts tagged "Earlean Collins"

What's up this week: New Cook County map could be up for vote; Burke talks Fort Dearborn after 'peace pipe' comments

What's up this week: New Cook County map could be up for vote; Burke talks Fort Dearborn after 'peace pipe' comments
Cook County Commissioners could vote on Tuesday to approve new district boundaries for the second most populous county in the U.S. Cook’s redistricting committee–which is tasked with drawing up a new map every 10 years when new Census data become available–met on Friday and voted 14-1 to send the latest map to a vote before... Read more »

Cook County redistricting process nears end but not without disagreements

Cook County redistricting process nears end but not without disagreements
The Cook County board is winding down the once-a-decade task of redrawing district boundaries, a process based on new racial data from the 2010 U.S. Census. The Chicago Tribune reported Sunday that the board’s redistricting committee will meet Friday to consider a new map. The committee will discuss the map county staff put together and... Read more »

Will Lance Tyson's history of generous campaign contributions help fill his coffers?

Will Lance Tyson's history of generous campaign contributions help fill his coffers?
Before being picked last week to be the candidate for the new 10th District Unity Party, Lance Tyson assured a panel of nine Chicago Democratic committeemen that he’ll be able to come up with enough money to run a race for state representative. Fielding a question from Secretary of State Jesse White, the panel chair,... Read more »
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