Category: Politics

Chuy Garcia Joins Davis, Quigley In Representing Proviso In Congress

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, who was recently elected to Congress, during a visit to the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club in January. | File 

Proviso Township officially gained a new congressman on Nov. 6 after voters overwhelmingly chose Jesus “Chuy” Garcia to represent the 4th District, which includes part of Melrose Park, in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Running Unopposed, Maywoodian Karen Yarbrough Becomes Next County Clerk

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. | Bloomberg 

Since 1999 — when the late Eugene Moore was tapped by Cook County Democratic heavyweights like John Stroger, Jr. and John Daley to finish out Jesse White’s term as Cook County Recorder of Deeds after White was elected Illinois Secretary of State — a Maywood resident has helmed the recorder’s office.

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New Party Forms As D209 Race Comes Into Focus

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 6:03 p.m.

A new political party has formed to take on incumbent Proviso Township High School District 209 board members. Board President Ned Wagner and members Theresa Kelly and Claudia Medina have expressed plans to run for re-election on the Proviso Together slate.

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