Posts tagged "voters"

Will the pols learn from Blago's stiff sentence? Will the voters?

Too bad that former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has to go to prison alone. Not that some of the snakes that were a part of his corruption aren’t going. I’m talking about the voters. It was clear after his first term that Blago was not the man to clean up the mess left by the other... Read more »

Democrats' Illinois redistricting plan falls short

Democrats in the Illinois House failed to pass their own redistricting plan, which might be a blessing. But they’re unwilling to back a better one backed Republicans. Reports the Tribune: Status quo won again at the Capitol as Democrats on Thursday failed to muster enough support Thursday to give Illinois voters a chance this fall to change... Read more »

UPDATE: Poll(s): Brady leads Quinn

UPDATE: The results of Public Policy Polling polling (in which Brady leads Quinn 43 percent to 33 percent in the Illinois gubernatorial race) is confirmed by a new Rasmussen poll. In it, Rasmussen has Brady leading Quinn, 45 percent to 38 percent.  (Original post): A new survey by Public Policy Polling shows that Republican challenger Bill Brady leads... Read more »
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