Real Quick Politics: Live Blogging Election Night 2014

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 || By Michael Romain 7:55pm – Maya del Sol, Oak Park, IL  Oak Park Democrats are here in force. State Senator Don Harmon (D-39th), whose district now covers a sliver of Maywood’s north side, is here; as is State Rep. Camille Lilly (D-78th). As of yet, no sighting of Blake Sercye, candidate for First District Cook County Commissioner. Presently, with 55 … Continue reading Real Quick Politics: Live Blogging Election Night 2014

Real Quick Politics: As 1st Dist. Commissioner’s Race Heats Up, Boykin Campaign Claims 20-Point Lead, Sercye Lands Another Major Endorsement

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 || By Michael Romain As early voting in the 2014 Illinois Primary Elections gets underway, the down-ballot, but most intriguing, Democratic race to replace First District Cook County Commissioner Earlean Collins is heating up. Today, the Chicago Sun-Times‘ Early & Often blog reported that an internal poll conducted by the campaign of Richard Boykin, the attorney and former chief-of-staff for Congressman … Continue reading Real Quick Politics: As 1st Dist. Commissioner’s Race Heats Up, Boykin Campaign Claims 20-Point Lead, Sercye Lands Another Major Endorsement

From the Review: Big Endorsements Change 1st District County Commissioner’s Race

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 || By Michael Romain  All five candidates for 1st District Cook County Commissioner primary race faced off Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Maywood Public Library for the Think Democracy Candidates Forum. The forum was sponsored by The Village Free Press, Forest Park Review, Neighbors of Maywood Community Organization (NOMCO) and other community organizations. The five candidates were former 29th ward alderman Isaac “Ike” … Continue reading From the Review: Big Endorsements Change 1st District County Commissioner’s Race