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 and individuals outside Proviso Township. Proviso First for School Board … Continue reading District 209 School Board Campaign Shows Lots of Outside Cash, Stark Funding Disparities

Upcoming Forums in Maywood Will Bring Voters Face-to-Face with Candidates

Thursday, March 9, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Updated: 3/10/17 A slew of forums in the coming days and weeks ahead of the April 4 elections will allow Maywood voters to connect with candidates running for various governing bodies in the village and Township. Interfaith Illinois Inc. will host a forum on Saturday, March 11, 8:30 a.m., at Proviso Baptist Church, 1116 S. … Continue reading Upcoming Forums in Maywood Will Bring Voters Face-to-Face with Candidates

Maywood’s Political Landscape Has Changed Since 2013, State Records Show

Thursday, March 9, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The latest available State Board of Election campaign filings made by political committees comprising candidates running primarily for mayor, trustee and clerk seats in Maywood show an evolving political landscape in the village. The documents show that four political committees represent the four mayoral candidates, three clerk candidates and 10 trustee candidates in this year’s race. No candidates for board … Continue reading Maywood’s Political Landscape Has Changed Since 2013, State Records Show