The Southtown Star has endorsed Illinois Green Party candidate for Cook County Board President Tom Tresser:
Tom Tresser tops his business cards with the message “Unbossed and unbought” in his quest to becomes the first third-party candidate to head the powerful Cook County Board of Commissioners. Continue Reading →
Toni Preckwinkle’s opponents for Cook County board president are blasting her for saying a sales tax rollback wouldn’t come until at least 2012.
Neither the Republican nor Green Party candidates believe Preckwinkle’s estimates on the county’s budget shortfall. She says the deficit could be as high as $500 million. And that means a sales tax cut might have to wait…
Green Party candidate Tom Tresser says Preckwinkle has “fallen into the Democratic Machine’s game of inflate and run.”
TRESSER: I’d stick to my guns to make the cuts that I promised and will continue to promise in this campaign, including a forensic audit on all aspects of the county’s business.
Tom Tresser, the Illinois Green Party’s candidate for Cook County Board President, has been regularly producing campaign videos for his youtube channel. Check out his latest videos at Tom Tresser’s youtube channel.
Chicago’s 55th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be a little bit Greener than years past, but Rich Whitney needs your enthusiasm to paint Chicago a different shade of politics!
The Whitney for Governor campaign will need festive parade marchers and canvassers to greet hundreds of folks, to gather their contact information, and to get them excited about empowering Illinois with its first Green governor! Candidates LeAlan Jones (U.S. Senate) and Tom Tresser (Cook County Board President) will also be present. Let’s recreate Patrick’s sainthood by driving the snakes out of Springfield!
I’m sure many candidates have been burned by inane election petition rules when it comes to turning all those signatures in to your local election official. Maybe you didn’t bind your petitions correctly? Maybe you didn’t number your petitions sheets correctly?
Don’t get burned! Know the rules thoroughly and consult with your local election official or someone who has turned in petitions before about how to go about it correctly.
Illinois Green Party Chair, Phil Huckelberry, gives a glimpse of what sort of rules a candidate in Illinois must abide by when turning in petitions. Thanks to Green Party Cook County Board President candidate Tom Tresser for the video.