Posts tagged "Voters"

Voters fight cold, snow in primary election to fill ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s post

Voters fight cold, snow in primary election to fill ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s post
Despite the weather, voters in and around Chicago shuffled to their local polling stations for Tuesday’s primary election. Voters were to pick the Democrat and Republican who will vie for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s seat in the April 9 election. Jackson resigned from his post in November, citing his mental health and amid... Read more »

Voters trickle into the polls to cast ballots in race to replace former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

Voters trickle into the polls to cast ballots in race to replace former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

Strengthening A Voting Bloc: Pushing for an impressive Latino turnout

Christian Diaz woke up at 4 a.m. on Election Day. It was still dark as he made his way to Ames Middle School in Logan Square for the 5:50 a.m. meeting with a group of volunteers. Fortified with coffee, they headed out to knock on the doors of registered Latino voters in the area. Historically... Read more »
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Voters in black wards supported Rahm more than all other candidates combined

For months, speculation has run high over how voters from communities of color would swing with Mayor Richard M. Daley sitting out the first mayoral election in more than two decades. Would a black consensus candidate peel away enough votes to push front runners Rahm Emanuel and Gery Chico into a runoff? Would Latinos finally... Read more »