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Judicial Elections Chicago

Separating the Wheat From the Chaff: Distinguishing Great State Judges in Illinois' Partisan Judicial Elections

Margaret M. Kruse | Posted 12.29.2012 | Chicago
Margaret M. Kruse

Do we want conscientious, smart judges or ones elected based on party affiliation? Until Illinois ends partisan judicial elections, moving to merit-based nominations and appointments, the state will lack qualified judges that we deserve.

Just What Is Ricardo Lugo Running for?

John V. Santore | Posted 05.26.2012 | Chicago
John V. Santore

The following audio report examines judicial elections in Chicago. The campaign of Ricardo Lugo, who is running for the judgeship in the Sixth Sub-Circuit, is used as a case study.