Posts tagged "Joe Berrios"

Guzzardi concedes 39th District state primary race to Berrios

Guzzardi concedes 39th District state primary race to Berrios
Over a month after the March 20 primary, and a few weeks after a partial recount was conducted, Will Guzzardi announced he is conceding the 39th District state rep. primary race to incumbent Toni Berrios. Guzzardi said that although there is still evidence of “inconsistencies” that occurred in the Northwest Side district on Election Day, he was conceding, following the advice of his lawyer.... Read more »

Details of voting 'irregularities' surface in Guzzardi, Berrios saga

Details of voting 'irregularities' surface in Guzzardi, Berrios saga
A missing poll list, a vote-totals box that appeared to be tampered with, and a precinct captain promising voters city services are a few of the “irregularities” Will Guzzardi’s camp believes happened at a few 39th District polling places on the March 20 Democratic primary. Guzzardi is challenging incumbent 39th District state Rep. Toni Berrios–daughter... Read more »

Guzzardi wants recount in race against 'Machine' candidate Berrios

Guzzardi wants recount in race against 'Machine' candidate Berrios
Will Guzzardi’s camp broke two weeks of silence in the 39th District state rep primary Monday morning by announcing that it wanted the March 20 ballots recounted. The Chicago Board of Elections’ current tally has Guzzardi trailing incumbent Toni Berrios by 125 votes. Guzzardi is asking for a discovery recount in 21 precincts in the... Read more »
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Elections 2012: They love ya 'til they don't; lame-duck session ahead in Springfield

Elections 2012: They love ya 'til they don't; lame-duck session ahead in Springfield
Here’s a roundup of election and political news that had us folks at The Chicago Reporter talking this week: • Derrick Smith might have swept the floor with challenger Tom Swiss in the Democratic primary for 10th District state representative, but he’s probably not doing much celebrating. That’s because the West Side legislator’s star has... Read more »

Alonso Zaragoza in for fight of his life running for 31st Ward committeeman against Joe Berrios

Alonso Zaragoza in for fight of his life running for 31st Ward committeeman against Joe Berrios
Joe Berrios and Alonso Zaragoza have a few things in common. Both are graduates of Lane Tech High School, and they each received degrees in accounting from the University of Illinois. Both also live in the Belmont-Cragin area, and until March 20, they’ll be vying for the 31st Ward committeeman’s post. The similarities pretty much... Read more »