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  • As Election Day limps out of the gate, Chicago election board rips governor for not postponing whole thing

    03/17/2020 10:29:50 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 13 replies
    The Chicago Sun-TImes ^ | March 17, 2020 | Mitch Dudek and Tina Sfondeles
    Polls that failed to open. Election judges that failed to show. Promised bottles of hand sanitizer that failed to arrive. And low voter turnout. With the coronavirus on the loose, Chicago’s elections on Tuesday are looking like a shaky affair. Barely 2 hours after the polls opened in Chicago, city election officials ripped Gov. J.B. Pritzker for refusing last week to reschedule the whole thing. And, lashing back, Pritzker’s office contended that it had offered Chicago reinforcements — including National Guard troops to work as election judges — but the city failed to take the state up on the offer....
  • Illinois GOP leader sends racist email aimed at former Miss America

    06/23/2013 4:37:57 PM PDT · by chicagolady · 36 replies
    FOX NEWS 32 ^ | June 23, 2013 | Larry Yellen
    CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Erika Harold is a Harvard educated lawyer, a former Miss America, and a conservative Republican who's now running for Congress. Her beauty queen credentials have gotten her lots of attention, but an email that surfaced today could get her a lot more. Harold is running against incumbent Rodney Davis in a primary next March. Since she is bi-racial, GOP activist Doug Ibendahl wrote that she'd be good for the party. "Just be a great face for the Republican party," Ibendahl wrote. "We could actually do, in Illinois, we could do more than talk about diversity....