The latest on how we’re working for more ethical, efficient government in Illinois.
You have the power to pick the candidates who will be on the November ballot. During the primary election, you have the most options to choose from, so make sure you get out and vote!
How do we get back to productive, constructive, respectful politics? How do we get to arguing over policy and practicalities without name-calling, threats or violence? We all have a part to play in finding the answers.
Next week is the June 28th Primary Election and we want you to be prepared to cast your ballot and have your voice heard!Many voters […]
Over and over again, the chance for resident-led redistricting has been taken away from Illinois by politicians and special interest groups. Most recently, politicians in […]
For many people it might feel as if time has stood still since 2020 when we entered an unprecedented pandemic, but the number of elected […]
It seems the voters could determine that, but, at the very least, incumbents should not get one set of rules while challengers are required to meet another set. That’s what’s happening in Cook County now.
May 17, 2022 For Immediate Release For all inquiries, please contact: Chaundra Van DykChicago Project Managercvandyk@changeil.org Council members map another decade of broken government and politics […]
For years, people in Chicago have made it clear they want a say in shaping their wards and their communities. For so many elected officials to turn their backs on the people and break their repeated promises in order to yet again serve their own self interests is beyond disheartening.
Every Chicagoan now clearly should understand that the 34 council members who refused to approve their ward map did so to make sure the people of Chicago have no say in shaping their communities for the next 10 years.
Ward maps matter. They help determine whether you get the resources your neighborhood needs. And Chicago City Council members don’t want you to be allowed to vote on your ward boundaries. Here’s why.
There’s a lot of focus nationally these days on the health of our elections and democracy, and while Illinois hasn’t been in the headlines, can we do better? Of course we can. Here’s how.
Michael McCuskey almost literally fell backwards into the job of Springfield’s legislative inspector general. That doesn’t mean he doesn’t have his feet on the ground, however. Madeleine Doubek explains.