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Illinois Voters Will Weigh In on Five Ballot Questions
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network In addition to electing candidates, Illinois voters will be weighing in on five ballot questions. Two are constitutional amendments – one on the issue of voting rights and one a crime victims’ bill of rights...
Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights on Ballot Tuesday
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network Advocates of a Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights say they aren’t looking for any new rights. The rights of victims to be heard in court, to be notified of progress in the court case involving the suspect, and to be notified when an imprisoned offender is released, have been part of the state Constitution since 1992...
How Do You Vote for Judges? The ISBA Has Some Help
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network How do you know how to vote for judges?  The Illinois State Bar Association has some help. The lawyers’ group polls lawyers and asks about those running for circuit court, and does an in-depth analysis – including an in-person interview – of those running for Appellate Court and Supreme Court, says Joe Emmerth, the chairman of the evaluation committee for can
'Marsy's Law' Proponents Explain Ballot Question [AUDIO]
When hitting the polling place in November, Illinois voters will find a number of questions at the end of the ballot. There are, of course, non-binding initiatives on birth control and the minimum wage but there also will be at least one question that could make a big difference...
Group Files Appeal In Term Limits Decision
CHICAGO (AP) — A group pushing for lawmaker term limits has filed a court appeal to get their question on November's ballot. The Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits filed a motion Tuesday with Illinois' First District Appellate Court asking it to reverse a June Cook County Circuit Court ruling...
Minimum Wage Question To Appear On November Ballot
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network Illinois voters will see a question on the ballot in November on whether to raise the minimum wage. The question is whether the minimum wage should be $10 an hour for workers age 18 and older, starting in 2015...