Jeremy Karpen, firstname.lastname@example.org, 773-930-9697
Bill Bianchi, State Coordinator, Progressive Democrats of America,
David Sacks, campaign manager, email@example.com, (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 ...
After the Chicago Tribune joint interview of 5 candidates for governor of Illinois, Tribune op-ed columnist Eric Zorn blogged:
Of the five candidates for governor at the joint interview, Green Party nominee Rich Whitney was the best spoken, had the best command of the facts and, in my opinion, had the most sensible ideas for moving Illinois forward.
CHICAGO (September 29, 2010) – This morning, the Chicago Tribune endorsed Jeremy Karpen, Green Party candidate for 39th District State Representative. The paper highlighted Karpen’s independence from politics-as-usual in Illinois, and slammed Democratic incumbent Maria “Toni” Berrios as a “loyal soldier protecting entrenched power in Springfield.”The
Forrest Claypool is an Independent candidate for Cook County Assessor in Cook County, Illinois, who is currently attempting to collect 25,000 valid signatures in order to get on the ballot. The Chicago Tribune published this editorial calling for people to sign Claypool’s petition.
Come Election Day, voters need to make sure Democratic candidate Joseph Berrios and his cronies don’t win the key to the office of Cook County assessor.
All but one of the seven Republican candidates call themselves “pro-life,” while the Democrats, Gov. Pat Quinn and Comptroller Dan Hynes, support abortion rights. Only Hynes and Green Party candidate Rich Whitney support legalizing gay marriage.
The Democrats don’t support the state’s notification law. Neither does Whitney of the Green Party.
In two recent articles about Illinois gubernatorial candidates’ opinions on major issues, the Chicago Tribune gave Green Party candidate Rich Whitney an equal opportunity to voice his opinion as all of the major party candidates. Rather than a single feature article or no mention at all, the Tribune has decided, in a praiseworthy and rare move, to cover Whitney as an equal in the race, as he is.… Read more ...