By: Diane Benjamin This question will be on the ballot for Bloomington voters only: Voting YES abolishes the Bloomington Election Commission and puts elections in the hands of the ELECTED County Clerk. Here’s why voting YES is important: Peoria County is one of the few with an Election Commission. That Election Commission screwed up the […]
By: Diane Benjamin The wording is what is legally required. If you want to save money by not having two separate offices conduct elections, you must vote YES to abolish the Bloomington Election Commission. Since all BEC does is elections, what do they do when there aren’t any? Republicans and Libertarians think voters should have […]
By: Diane Benjamin This morning Connie Beard, McLean County GOP chair, held a press conference. (Note: the GOP is led by a woman! Democrats aren’t) The purpose was to touch on three topics: 1) Referendums The GOP has placed three on the ballot. The first two will only be on the County ballots. These two […]
By: Diane Benjamin The actual election is November 6th, but thanks to the Illinois progressives, voting starts September 27th. Yep, some people can’t get to the polls without over a month of voting. The purpose of early voting is to make sure people vote before any news comes out that might change their mind. Votes […]
By: Diane Benjamin Sometimes the biased reporting of the Pantagraph is clear. Gee, they left one word out of the following: https://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/mcbride-to-run-again-for-normal-council/article_2343d2f9-03af-5b94-833c-eb1310ce6228.html Chissell was just elected in March. I’m betting she was the only person running, but BECVOTE.org doesn’t have the primary election results posted: http://www.becvote.org/wordpress/electiondatesandoffices/pastresults/ Keep that in mind when Democrats say the […]
By: Diane Benjamin A couple of days ago a comment was made on Facebook saying Republicans were trying to suppress the vote at ISU, and that’s why kids had to stand in long lines. The person who made that comment must have not realized the election was a primary. Suppressing democrat votes does nothing to […]
I was just informed the petition challenge failed! In November citizens of Bloomington can abolish ONE unit of government! Many more to go.