Posts Tagged ‘ Harry Osterman ’

Part 4: Pride and Subversion

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October 20, 2012

The 47th Ward was the last ward in the city to elect an acknowledged Republican as alderman. It should have a strong Republican Party. What we do know is that the 47th Ward Republican party named Democratic poll judges, did not make an effort to recruit candidates for election and did not participate in party building, according to...
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LSC Central; Everything You Need to Know About LSCs

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April 3, 2012

An index to the Bulldog coverage of schools and the 2012 Local School Council elections in 17 North Side schools with tips on voting, campaigning and critique of the schools.
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Ronen Become Unacknowledged Elephant in Room for 14th District Race

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March 18, 2012
Paula Basta, 14th District candidate for State House

The 14th Dist Primary race is coming down to continuing concerns over charges made against ward boss Carol Ronen
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LSC Review Gets Bulldog in Conflict With Schools (long)

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March 1, 2012
The Chicago Public Schools will be holding a public meeting to discuss the budget at Lane Tech High School, August 17 starting at 6 PM

Chicago Public Schools say they acted in the interest of protecting candidates privacy when they changed a policy of allowing access to nominating papers of persons seeking office in Local School Councils.
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CPS to Restrict Access to LSC Election Records (short)

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March 1, 2012
McPherson Elementary

Schools fail to follow rules, then change policy to prevent press from further investigation
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McClelland: Filing Vacancies With Boss Appointment Leads to Nasty Primary

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February 29, 2012

NBC Ward Room writer Edward McClelland took on the primary in the 14th District for a second time in a week with a post lamenting the ‘nasty’ primaries the current process creates. In Illinois party bosses fill elected vacancies, except in Chicago City Council. So that when Ill. Rep. Harry Osterman became Ald. Harry...
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Basta Won’t Get Along With Madigan

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February 29, 2012

If you are an anti- Michael Madigan Democrat or any type of Republican NBC’s Ward Room is inviting you to look at Paula Basta. Basta, who manages the Levy Senior Center in Lincoln Square, is running against appointed Ill. Rep. Kelly Cassidy for the 14th District, an area that covers the north east corner...
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Last minute map approved by City Council

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January 19, 2012
Last minute map approved by City Council

A remapping proposal has passed Chicago City Council by a vote of 41-8.
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Three map proposals for City Council

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January 11, 2012

The three competing map proposals for Chicago City Council are presented through Google interactive maps.
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2nd Ward Map Proposal introduced

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December 17, 2011

A second remapping proposal was submitted to the Chicago City Clerk Friday. The proposal is in opposition to a proposal submitted by about 16 aldermen on Thursday.
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