Illinois' election code reads, "Each petition or certificate of nomination shall include" a statement, in which the candidate "swear[s]...that I am not affiliated directly or indirectly with any communist organization."
We saw a few shifts Monday in some of the key Chicago area races. These came as a result of Congressman Danny Davis pulling out of the Cook County Board President race in favor of a run for an eighth term in Congress.
We'd love to serve up for you a final list of candidates. But this process is just not that simple. True, there won't be any new names added here. But there are a couple things to watch for in the coming weeks:
So far, we have had three 'Sound Bite of the Day' segments, and none of them have featured Mayor Daley. Today was filing day for running in the 2010 primaries and Congressman Danny Davis filed to run for the Cook County Board President.
As the implications of the Reader story about the shadow budget that sorts out where TIF funding will be spent start to play out in Chicago media, we've been thinking about who we want to FOIA first - the aldermen, the city, the state...