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The Year in Review 2018: Illinois Election Results

After a hard-fought battle in Illinois, Libertarian statewide races were unsuccessful in meeting the 5 percent threshold needed to obtain major-party status in the state. The closest to receiving 5 percent in the election was treasurer candidate Mike Leheney, who … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Chicago Tribune about Their Comptroller Endorsement

Dear Chicago Tribune, This is in response to your article, “Eight days after winning comptroller election, Susana Mendoza announces run for Chicago mayor“. Susana Mendoza’s intent to be the mayor of Chicago, not Illinois Comptroller, should come as no surprise … Continue reading

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Vote Claire Ball for Illinois Comptroller

(originally published by the Daily Chronicle) Illinois has recently celebrated its bicentennial. In the 200 years of the state’s history, we have never had an accountant in the position of comptroller. The position has been used as a political stepping … Continue reading

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November 6, 2018, General Election – Propositions

DU PAGE COUNTY 1 Shall DuPage County oppose the General Assembly instituting a property tax increase equivalent to 1% of your home’s value to help retire state debt? VOTE Yes! – DuPage County has internally a balanced budget, we should … Continue reading

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Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Left Out of Next Debate

The League of Women Voters of Illinois Education Fund has decided to leave Libertarian candidate Kash Jackson out of the ABC gubernatorial debates on Oct. 3rd. Their decision is based on the premise that candidates must poll at 10% in … Continue reading

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