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Municipal Elections 2015 update

*Last updated March 4.  Garcia forces Emanuel into runoff election Chicago polling firm Ogden & Fry is calling the mayoral race a “dead heat” after conducting two post-election polls last month. The first poll was administered Wednesday, Feb. 25 followed by another on Saturday, Feb. 28 according to The Chicago Sun-Times. In the Wednesday poll of […]

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Grassroots Illinois Action endorses 23 aldermanic candidates, including six on the Southwest Side

Grassroots Illinois Action, a political action group backed by community and labor activists, endorsed Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for mayor and 23 aldermanic candidates, including six on the Southwest Side. “This is an incredibly important election,” said GIA executive director Amisha Patel. “After years of having resources stripped away from our neighborhoods, we have a chance […]

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Interview with Cuauhtémoc Morfín Candidate for State Representative of the 2nd District

Cuauhtémoc Morfín has been a resident of the Pilsen neighborhood for over 30 years. He attended Benito Juarez High School and graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1996 where he received a degree in Political Science and a minor in Spanish Literature. After graduation he became a Legal Judicial Spanish Interpreter for the Cook County […]