Posts tagged "richard wooten"

6th Ward Aldermanic Endorsements

6th Ward Aldermanic Endorsements
There is a debate on whether endorsements mean anything. Some claim endorsements don’t mean votes and some believe that the only endorsements that count are those where the organization commits money and/or manpower.Here is a roundup of the endorsements Note: Candidates are listed in the order they will appear on ballot: Roderick Sawyer- Incumbent Chicago... Read more »

6th Ward Aldermanic Candidate Responses to Questionnaires

6th Ward Aldermanic Candidate Responses to Questionnaires
Both major newspapers and other organizations(labor,civic, etc) ask candidates their positions on numerous issues. Some of the organizations make the responses public. The following organizations have made the responses public and here are the links to the responses Candidates are in the order in which they will appear on the February ballot. Roderick T. Sawyer... Read more »

Can A Lobbyist Become a Great Legislator

Can A Lobbyist Become a Great Legislator
Note: This is not an endorsement of any candidate and should not be construed as such. This post is no longer than the average post I write. This is the question Chatham residents and residents of the 34 Legislative District will decide next Tuesday. The question has been brought up in several local candidate debates.... Read more »
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Updated: Political Forums that Affect Chatham

Updated: Political Forums that Affect Chatham
It’s election time and the campaigns are in full swing. Don’t know who to vote for? There will be some upcoming forums to hear the candidates. GCA Political Forum Saturday March 3, 2012 12:30pm-3:00pm House of Hope 752 E 114th Candidates for 34th district State Representative and 6th ward Democratic Committeman The Citizen Newspaper Town... Read more »

Upcoming Political Forums

Upcoming Political Forums
It’s election time and the campaigns are in full swing. Don’t know who to vote for? There will be some upcoming forums to hear the candidates. GCA Political Forum Saturday March 3, 2012 12:30pm-3:00pm House of Hope 752 E 114th Candidates for 34th district State Representative and 6th ward Democratic Committeman The Citizen Newspaper Town... Read more »

GCA Meeting: Alderman Michelle Harris and Anthony Beale Sold Me Out

GCA Meeting: Alderman Michelle Harris and Anthony Beale Sold Me Out
The Greater Chatham Alliance(GCA) meeting was held today at St. James Lutheran Church in Chatham. The crowd turnout was greater than expected and the meeting had to be moved from the basement to the Sanctuary. After going over organization business, Alderman Roderick Sawyer was given the floor to address two issues. The opening on a... Read more »
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The New 6/8/9th Ward

The New 6/8/9th Ward
Well its over for now. The Black Caucus led by Alderman Howard Brookins finally bent down and kissed the ring and crowned the new king. Move over King Richard and make room for King Rahm. Only two African American Alderman had the guts to stand up and say NO. The rest gave in like cowards... Read more »

6th Ward Committeeman's Race: Don't Get it Twisted

6th Ward Committeeman's Race: Don't Get it Twisted
Today was the final day for filing to run in the March 2012 primary and one of the offices up for grabs is the 6th ward committeeman’s race. Many were expecting a rematch of the 6th ward Aldermandic race between Freddrenna Lyle and Roderick Sawyer. Roderick Sawyer won the Aldermandic seat. The Illinois Supreme Court... Read more »