Former Gov. Cites Broadview In Push To Keep Chicago Mayor From Third Term

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Former Illinois governor Pat Quinn. | Wikipedia 

Two years ago, the Illinois Supreme Court sided with a group of Broadview residents who wanted to impose mayoral term limits. The case, Johnson v. Ames, allowed for residents to vote on whether or not the mayor should be limited to two terms. Two years later, the case is still making waves.

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A Brief Conversation With Broadview Mayoral Candidate Maxine Johnson

Thursday, March 30, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews On Wednesday, I had a phone conversation with Maxine Johnson, who is running for Mayor of Broadview in the April 4, 2017 election. Johnson, 57, is running atop the Independent Democrats of Broadview Party slate, which includes candidate for clerk, Debra Gillespie, and trustee candidates, Sandra Taylor, Norlander Young and Craig Flowers. Johnson, who served as … Continue reading A Brief Conversation With Broadview Mayoral Candidate Maxine Johnson

Broadview Mayor Can’t Run Again After Court Upholds Term Limits Vote

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews The Cook County Chronicle reported today that the Illinois Supreme Court has allowed the results of a mayoral term-limit referendum to stand. The results, the Chronicle notes, were released on Nov. 16 by the Cook County Clerk’s office. They show that Broadview residents voted overwhelmingly in favor of the ballot measure, with more than 65 … Continue reading Broadview Mayor Can’t Run Again After Court Upholds Term Limits Vote