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featuring political news and community information for 43rd ward residents and businesses -
2527 N. Lincoln Avenue - 773-661-2133

Friday, October 29, 2010

Election Day Tuesday November 2nd!

Your Vote Really Counts on Tuesday

Now, more than ever, it is important to make our voices heard and speak out to protect our rights! To ensure that, 43rd Ward Democrats have endorsed Pat Quinn for Governor and Alexi Giannoulias for Senate along with other progressive candidates. (See our Endorsements). Governor Quinn has a long history of standing up for a Woman's Right to Privacy and Choice without restriction. We also need to protect our Senate and House Majorities.

Toni Preckwinkle, for County Board President, has always distinguished herself as a progressive leader and Forrest Claypool, for County Assessor, stands as a voice for reform in his race.

The consequences of sitting this election out are dire. The Republican slate is filled with politicians who are out of touch with our times. Bill Brady disrespects women and their abilities. Not only does he oppose a Woman's Right to Choose, even in cases of rape and incest, but Brady has voted against equal pay for equal work and is in favor of lowering the minimum wage. On the local front, as well as the national, we simply cannot afford inaction.

Volunteer with 43rd Ward Dems on Election Day

Have you got any time to spare on Election Day, November 2nd? A couple of hours will help. Can you drive folks to the Polling Place? Answer phones? Help deliver lunches to our Election Judges?
The polls are open from 6:00 am until 7:00 pm. Please contact us at michele43rd@gmail.com if you're available any time during the day.

Rally with
President Obama!

Midway Plaisance Park
1130 Midway Plaisance North
Chicago, IL 60637

Saturday, October 30th
Doors open: 4:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For security reasons, please avoid bringing bags to the rally if at all possible -- you should expect airport-like security. No signs, banners, or laptops are permitted.

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