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Illinois Con Con

Every Illinois County Voted Against The Constitutional Convention

Progress Illinois | Josh Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Progress Illinois analysis of the 2008 general election results found that every county in the state voted heavily against the proposed 2010 constit...

Are Citizens 'Too Stupid' For A Constitutional Convention?

SouthtownStar | Kristen McQueary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

T here they stood, like an old Archie and Edith. Gov. Jim Edgar and his 1992 gubernatorial opponent, Dawn Clark Netsch, side by side in the Thompson C...

Vote NO on a Constitutional Convention

Greg Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Greg Harris

If the roof in your house sprung a leak, would you fix the roof or burn down the house and start over? That is essentially the choice Illinois voters will make this year when we decide whether or not to have a constitutional convention.

Constitutional Convention Gaining Momentum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The push for an Illinois constitutional convention picked up steam Tuesday with news that Cook County Assessor James Houlihan is supporting the Nov. 4...

Who Wants A Constitutional Convention?

Gapers Block | Ramsin Canon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The pro and con sides of an unconventional Constitutional Convention controversy lined up, and in a balmy room at the UIC campus, they acted out a pur...

Con-Con? Yes!

Dave Lundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dave Lundy

My biggest pet peeve is the absolute power exercised by our legislative leaders in refusing to allow votes on bills they don't like. For those that aren't familiar with the bizarre ways of Springfield, let me explain.