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Alberto Bocanegra, Jr., Green for Chicago’s 12th Ward alderman, has apparently raised over $50,000 in his campaign

Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

Alberto Bocanegra, Jr., Chair of the Cook County Greens, has apparently raised over $50,000 in his campaign for the 12th Ward Alderman in Chicago against incumbent George Cardenas and 3 other challengers. Cardenas has raised over $135,000 according to the Chicago Sun-Times.… Read more ...

Jeremy Karpen for IL State Rep supporter-made music videos and pre-election press release

Press release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

JEREMY KARPEN FOR 39TH STATE REPRESENTATIVE
www.jeremykarpen.org

CONTACT:

Jeremy Karpen, jeremy@jeremykarpen.org, 773-930-9697
Bill Bianchi, State Coordinator, Progressive Democrats of America,
pdachicago@gmail.com, 773-935-3346
David Sacks, campaign manager, dave@jeremykarpen.org, (773) 557-9411

KARPEN HEADS INTO ELECTION DAY WITH SUPPORT OF CHICAGO TRIBUNE, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, CHICAGO TEACHERS UNION AND PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS OF AMERICA
Green Party Candidate for 39th District State Representative Locks Incumbent Out of Major Endorsements

(CHICAGO) – Jeremy Karpen, Green Party candidate for 39th State Representative, has secured the endorsements of both major Chicago newspapers and other organizations and community leaders.… Read more ...

Green state rep. candidate Jeremy Karpen endorsed by Chicago Sun-Times

Posted below is the actual endorsement, along with a press release from the Jeremy Karpen campaign.

From the Sun-Times:

39th House District: Incumbent Democrat Rep. Maria Antonia “Toni” Berrios is known for not making waves; Springfield insiders say she does a decent job but nothing more. With an out-of-control state budget deficit and a distressed economy, that performance doesn’t cut it.

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Cook County Commissioner May Run for County Assessor as an Independent Candidate

Ballot Access News:

Columnist Michael Sneed of the Chicago Sun-Times reports here that Forrest Claypool, a Cook County Commissioner, may run for Cook County Assessor this year as an independent. Scroll down to “Scoopsville.” Claypool would need 25,000 signatures by June 21.

Claypool is a former Deputy State Treasurer of Illinois, and a former head of the Chicago Park District.… Read more ...