Tuesday, March 26, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Tonya Rice, the county clerk’s election director, demonstrates how new voting machines will work during a press conference on March 26. | Screenshot
Brand new voting machines are coming to Proviso Township in time for the April 2 Consolidated Election. Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough announced that Proviso is one of three townships in suburban Cook County where the new machines will be piloted on Election Day.
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Sunday, January 27, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A painting, “In the North the Negro had better educational facilities,” by Jacob Lawrence. | Moma.org
An essay contest sponsored by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will reward the winner with a $3,500 scholarship, which would go to support the winner’s first year of college.
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Thursday, January 24, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson. | Courtesy Cook County Board of Commissioners
Brandon Johnson, a former Chicago Public Schools teacher, pulled off a narrow, seemingly unlikely, victory against incumbent Richard Boykin to win the 1st District Cook County Commissioner seat by running well to the left of his opponent.
Continue reading “New County Commissioner Wants Medicare For All, Progressive Taxes”