Tag Archives: Mark Fredrickson

Illinois’ special Green primary, taking place today, gets some coverage

Today is the day for the Green Party in Chicago – the special primary taking place to fill the fifth district congressional seat vacated by current White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel includes four Green candidates. Turnout is expected to be very low, probably not topping ten percent, with only about 4,400 voters taking advantage of early voting, according to Congressional Quarterly.… Read more ...

The Chicago Tribune covers the Green Party candidates of Illinois’ fifth congressional district

The Chicago Tribune has a reasonably comprehensive overview of the special election going on in Illinois’ fifth congressional district (election day is March 3), and this includes the four Green Party candidates.  They have a video interview with Deb Gordils and Mark Fredrickson.  They also have a questionnaire which has been returned (and posted) by Deb Gordils, Mark Fredrickson (who interestingly talks about helping Rod Blagojevich get elected and being a former Democratic precinct captain), and Simon Ribeiro.… Read more ...

Five-way Green primary to take place in Illinois; twenty six candidates in total

In Illinois’ fifth congressional district, over two dozen candidates have filed for the March 3rd primary.  The special primary and special election are being held to replace Rahm Emanuel, who will be moving from the House to the White House.  He will become Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff.

The five candidates are Deb Leticia Gordils, Mark Arnold Fredrickson, Alan Augustson (who was previously reported on here), Mathew Reichel, and Simon Ribeiro. … Read more ...