Posts tagged "Pat Quinn"

Chicago's Voter Problem

The Chicago Tribune headline was stark: “Chicago voter registration lowest since 1942.” As of Monday February 13th, about 1.28 million voters were registered in the city, according to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. That’s lower than in 1942, the first year such numbers were recorded. In 1942, the population of Chicago was about 3.4... Read more »

The State of Illinois: Sad

Governor Pat Quinn will deliver the State of the State speech to the Illinois General Assembly tomorrow. Good luck Mr. Governor. Sure the Governor can talk about the mighty Land of Lincoln with its abundant natural resources and the dynamism of Metropolitan Chicago. Of course he can play up the airports, highways, rail lines and Chicago’s world... Read more »