Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Vote Today!

Today the city of Chicago will elect a mayor and city council.  To find the location and hours of your polling place and download a sample ballot, visit the Chicago Board of Elections website here.  The materials are available in a wide variety of languages, including Spanish and Chinese.

The 11th Ward, which includes Bridgeport, will choose its first new alderman in 17 years.  Not sure which candidate fits your bill?  Check out their websites here:

John Kozlar
Maureen Sullivan
Patrick Daley Thompson

Please vote--make your voice heard!








Saturday, February 21, 2015

Early Voting Ends Today!

February 21 is the last day for early voting in the 2015 mayoral/city council election.  You can find more information on how to vote here

Make your voice heard!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Chicago Election in One Week

Don't forget that elections for the city of Chicago take place on February 24, 2015.  To find your polling place and read a sample ballot, visit the Chicago Board of Elections website at http://www.chicagoelections.com.  The positions of mayor and 11th War (Bridgeport) alderman are at stake.  Make your voice heard!

Thursday, February 12, 2015

11th Ward Aldermanic Forum a Success!


Bridgeport Alliance is proud to report that our 11th Ward Aldermanic Forum exceeded our expectations!  Working with six organizations for over four months, we brought all three candidates together to talk about the most important issues facing our community.  Here are some highlights:
  • Turnout doubled our estimates—First Lutheran Church of the Trinity was standing room only!
  • Thanks to the planning and hard word of our crew (not to mention the efforts of moderator Rebecca Berg and timekeeper Chris Kremer), the event went very smoothly and finished on time. 
  • We got a chuckle out of the audience with our final question: “How do you feel about dibs?
  • The event was covered by DNAinfo.com and taped for later broadcast by CAN TV.
 We’re very proud of our members, volunteers, and allies, who came together to embody the kind of grassroots democracy that Bridgeport Alliance stands for. 

Want to vote?  Learn more here:

http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/home.html

Learn more about your 11th Ward candidates here:

John Kozlar
Maureen Sullivan
Patrick Daley Thompson

Learn more about our co-hosts here:
Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago
Bridgeport Pride
Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community
Pilsen Alliance
Raise Your Hand
Roots of Justice at UIC