Tribune: Broadview Term Limit Referendum Results On Hold Pending Supreme Court Decision

Friday, November 11, 2016 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews Residents of Broadview may still be wondering about the results of a referendum they voted on regarding mayoral term limits. Visit the Cook County Clerk’s website to search the results of the ballot question and you’ll ultimately see this: The Cook County Record reported on Nov. 7 that a Chicago appeals panel, by a 2-1 … Continue reading Tribune: Broadview Term Limit Referendum Results On Hold Pending Supreme Court Decision

Op-Ed: Why Redistricting Ensures Minority Representation

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 || By Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) || OPINION  The redistricting, or “remap,” of state legislative districts that’s mandated by law to occur after the U.S. Census every 10 years is very important. Unfortunately, the process has often been criticized as too political and one where voters are left without a voice. To address these issues, I’m supporting House Joint Resolution … Continue reading Op-Ed: Why Redistricting Ensures Minority Representation