Posts tagged "Toni 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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Politics in review: Election results keep rolling in; West Side TIF zone gets $1M facelift; bringing out the big guns?

Here’s a rundown of the elections and political news The Chicago Reporter was discussing this week: More than a week after Illinois’ March 20 primary, more results have come in. In the 7th District statehouse race in west Cook County, Emanuel “Chris” Welch edged past his challenger, Rory Hoskins, by 36 votes. Welch, a lawyer... Read more »

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 »

Illinois primary results: Winners and losers

Illinois primary results: Winners and losers
The results from Tuesday’s contests are in. Here are the races The Chicago Reporter was watching: President of The United States Mitt Romney won Illinois, with 47 percent of the vote. Rick Santorum, the closest challenger, came away with 35 percent. Most of Romney’s support came from the city and suburbs, while Santorum split some... Read more »
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Illinois primaries offer big showdowns, much drama

Illinois’ primary is Tuesday, March 20, and Chicagoans will be voting in a number of hot contests, among them: President of the United States: This race will likely not be that big of a draw in a blue town like Chicago, which counts the incumbent, unopposed President Barack Obama amongst the indigenous. But in the... Read more »

Politics 2012: Races to keep an eye on

Politics 2012: Races to keep an eye on
This year will be big for Chicago politics as races at nearly every level will be on the ballot. Scanning this year’s political spectrum reveals a number of contests that could result in hard-fought battles with game-changing outcomes. Take Illinois’ 2ndCongressional District, which U.S. Rep. Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. has represented since 1995, for example.... Read more »