Posts tagged: Consolidated Election

Today is Election Day — Get Out and Vote!

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Polls are open from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. today!

Written by John Biver

Back on March 1st the Illinois Family Action held a staff meeting and before getting to the business of the day, executive director Dave Smith asked me if I heard that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan’s choice for Mayor of Aurora had lost the previous day.

That’s when I remembered that February 28, 2017 was Consolidated Primary Election day.… Continue Reading

Help Improve the Next Election by Running for Local Office

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Written by John Biver

The self-government called for in the first sentence of the U.S. Constitution (“we the people”) doesn’t take a breather now that the November election is over. We have lived through an interminably long presidential cycle which included debates and primaries that only introduced the less-than-stellar general election. Any thoughts having to do with political campaigning after all of that are, well, also less-than-stellar.

What comes to mind, however, is the alternative — what if we didn’t have the power to run or help other good men and women run for offices?… Continue Reading