Potentially Crowded Race for Three Trustee Seats Begins Tuesday, August 26, When Nominating Petitions Circulate

Monday, August 25, 2014 || By Michael Romain  Maywood’s next local election is next year in April, but campaign preparations are already beginning. In 2015, Maywood voters will decide whether to reelect Trustees Cheryl Ealey-Cross, Audrey Jaycox and Ronald Rivers — all of whose seats will be up for grabs — or to elect someone new to fill any, or perhaps all, of those positions. Established … Continue reading Potentially Crowded Race for Three Trustee Seats Begins Tuesday, August 26, When Nominating Petitions Circulate

Maywood Election 2013: Sights and Sounds (Part III)

~4:15 pm – ~5:00 pm It was growing considerably cooler outside of Garfield Elementary. The pace of people still wasn’t picking up. The chatter continued. Mrs. Perkins introduced me to a young man named Gerard Moorer (bottom right, talking on cell phone), a member of now-Alderman Jason Ervin’s 28th Ward Democratic Party organization. He was passing out campaign literature for Maywood United. He’s a graduate … Continue reading Maywood Election 2013: Sights and Sounds (Part III)

Maywood Election 2013: Sights and Sounds (Part II)

~ 3:45 – ~5:00 After riding around for about a half-hour, Crawford stopped at his house to pick up his two sons and grab something to eat. From there, we headed over to Garfield Elementary, the election’s main hub of attention. Earlier in the day, David Orr, former Mayor of Chicago and current Cook County Clerk, had stopped by. The energy had ebbed from its … Continue reading Maywood Election 2013: Sights and Sounds (Part II)