VOTE DEMOCRATIC

 

 

                                                                           

48th WARD DEMOCRATIC PARTY

FALL 2012 BALLOT RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Vote for Democrats: begin with President Obama and keep going!

 

 RECOMMENDATIONS ON REFERENDA 


Proposed Amendment to the Illinois Constitution

The proposed amendment would require a three-fifths majority vote of the Illinois General Assembly, or the governing body of a unit of local government, school district or pension or retirement system, in order to increase a benefit under any public pension or retirement system. Vote NO

 

 

City of Chicago Voters Only, Binding Referendum…

"Shall the City of Chicago have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residents and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program?" Vote YES


Advisory Referenda

"Should the State of Illinois provide funding for the normal cost of pensions for Chicago teachers in the same manner as the State pays for the normal cost of teacher pensions in every other school district in the state which fill free up local funding that can be invested in the classroom?" Vote YES

 

"Shall the U.S. Congress pass a bill, to be duly ratified by three-fourths of the states, adopting an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, empowering the federal government and the states to regulate and limit political contributions from corporations?"  Vote YES

 

 RECOMMENDATIONS ON JUDICIAL RETENTION BALLOT 

 

The following judges were found unqualified by an overwhelming number of bar associations.  We recommend that you vote NO on their retention:  

Cynthia Brim  (232) NO

Christopher Donnelly  ( 238)  NO

James D. Egan  (240)  NO

Pamela E. Hill-Veal  (282)  NO

Gloria Chevere  (292)  NO