Tag Archives: Moe Shanfield

Ribeiro and Shanfield face off in Illinois’ 9th congressional district

The Green Party primary in Illinois’ ninth congressional district got some coverage from the suburban Chicago Journal & Topics newspaper group.  There is little difference on the issues between Simon Ribeiro and Moe Shanfield, says the article, but Shanfield hopes to push the Democratic Party in a progressive direction, while Ribeiro plans to run a “vigorous campaign” against the incumbent (and unchallenged in her primary) Democrat Jan Schakowsky.… Read more ...

Early voting starts in Illinois primaries (list of contested primaries included)

Today early voting started in Illinois’ various primary elections.  Aside from the Democrats and Republicans, the Green Party is ballot qualified and will be having primaries for various seats.  This includes congressional candidate Matt Reichel, who got about seven percent of the vote as the party’s nominee in a special congressional election in 2009, and is currently running in a primary for the same seat against Andrew Williams and Terrence A.… Read more ...