Election Results: Maywood Voters Prefer Clinton, Trump

Thursday, March 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain  With more than 3.3 million ballots cast, voter turnout throughout the state in the March 15 Illinois primary was even higher than the 2.9 million cast in 2008, according to unofficial election data. Turnout among the 1.4 million registered voters in suburban Cook County was 48 percent — around the same rate it was in Maywood. In Proviso … Continue reading Election Results: Maywood Voters Prefer Clinton, Trump

LETTERS: Reject Alvarez And Welch Smear Campaigns

Monday, February 22, 2016 || LETTERS  The smear campaigners are out in force this primary election and voters who favor good government need to reject them and their tactics. First, there is State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez (for whom I’ve voted in previous elections), whose television commercials smear independent Democratic challenger Kim Foxx, depicting Foxx as a political insider (Alvarez has got to be kidding) and … Continue reading LETTERS: Reject Alvarez And Welch Smear Campaigns

OPINION: Lies, Deception and Cover-up

People protesting against police violence in Ferguson | Scott Olson/Getty Images via Vox Media, Inc. Thursday, January 7, 2015 || By Rev. Dr. Regi Ratliff olice Officers were once known to serve and protect the community. They visited schools, mentored students, delivered food to homeless residents, provided school supplies to neighborhood children and coached little league baseball games. Although some of these activities still exist in some … Continue reading OPINION: Lies, Deception and Cover-up