Maybe she was the most qualified candidate in the clerk of the Circuit Court race. Or maybe she had the best name.
Back by popular demand: The Back Room Deal features radio personality and longtime Reader political writer Ben Joravsky arguing local Chicago politics with Reader senior writer Maya Dukmasova. With sharp wit and stinging analysis, Joravsky and Dukmasova cut through the smokey haze of the elections to offer you a glimpse of the 2020 Chicago-area Illinois […]
Next week’s election could be the first in nearly 30 years to unseat a Cook County judge
Also, Donald Trump’s Chicago property tax break is questioned, and the Bulls’ Pau Gasol stays in Chicago.
If you want to soften the blow of Mayor Rahm’s property tax hike, you have to learn to work the system.
Another election, another influx of jaw-dropping donations from wealthy contributors, including the candidates themselves
The latest Daley to run for office attracts the interest—and checks—of many of the city’s powerful
Would-be assessor Joe Berrios doesn’t have to win over taxpayers. He just has to keep Forrest Claypool off the ballot.
An eloquent argument for reelection.
A snapshot from a 1986 meeting of the Cook County Democratic Central Committee