Proviso Together Raised $20K More Than Proviso First
Education / Elections / Government

Proviso Together Raised $20K More Than Proviso First

A Proviso Together volunteer counts vote tallies as they come in on April 4. William Camargo/Wednesday Journal Wednesday, April 19, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews Recent campaign finance disclosures reveal Proviso Together, the political action committee that backed four winning candidates in the April 4 District 209 school board … Continue reading

Candidates React to Last Night’s Election Results on Facebook
Elections / Politics

Candidates React to Last Night’s Election Results on Facebook

Trustee Henderson Yarbrough concedes to incumbent Mayor Edwenna Perkins on April 4. Perkins garnered 44 percent of the vote while Yarbrough garnered around 28 percent in a four-person race for mayor. | Mayor Edwenna Perkins/Facebook  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Some candidates running for numerous seats on village boards in … Continue reading

District 209 School Board Campaign Shows Lots of Outside Cash, Stark Funding Disparities
Education / Elections / Politics

District 209 School Board Campaign Shows Lots of Outside Cash, Stark Funding Disparities

March 14, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews The latest available campaign finance disclosures for a pair of political action committees backing competing slates in the upcoming April 4 Proviso District 209 school board election show a wide gap in funding and, for one slate, thousands of dollars from groups … Continue reading

We Want Your Questions for Political Candidates Running in April | Meet the Candidates on Saturday
Elections / Government / Politics

We Want Your Questions for Political Candidates Running in April | Meet the Candidates on Saturday

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 || By Editorial Team || @maywoodnews The Village Free Press is preparing to interview candidates who are running for local elected seats in the upcoming April 4 election, but before we start asking questions, we want input from citizens. If you, or someone you know, have questions for candidates running for the … Continue reading