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Endorsement Instructions

 

 

Independent Voters of Illinois- Independent Precinct Organization

2019 Municipal Election Endorsements

Aldermanic Candidates: Congratulations on successfully filing!

To be considered for the IVI-IPO Endorsement:

  1. Contact the IVI-IPO person listed below to schedule your endorsement interview.
  2. Download the questionnaire. Click here for the webpage: Download Questionnaires.
  3. Email your completed questionnaire to iviipopac@gmail.com no later than 12:00 midnight January 3rd, 2019.
  4. Endorsement interviews for your race will be held on the date listed below.
  5. Only candidates who return the questionnaire will be considered for endorsement.

  • The questionnaire is in Microsoft Word; some questions are Yes/No please put an "X" or an identifiable mark in the appropriate box, other questions are essays please make your response  immediately following the question.  The box will expand as you type, having the answer following the question facilitates our members in evaluating your responses.  If on a Yes/No question your response requires comment, feel free to add test in the box after the question, the goal of the questionnaire is to guide our members in selecting candidates.   Complete the questionnaire, fill in your answers, save the file.  If you could save your file with your name that would be helpful, but not required.
  • Included in your email should be CONTACT information so that we can schedule your interview session.

        ENDORSEMENT INTERVIEW SESSIONS FOR CHICAGO ALDERMAN

FAR NORTH CHAPTER (Wards 40, 48, 49, 50)
Wards 40, 48, & 49:
DATE: Saturday, January 12
TIME: 10:00am 49th Ward
TIME: 11:15am 48th Ward
TIME: 12:00pm 40th Ward
LOCATION: Willye White Fieldhouse, 1610 W Howard

Ward 50:
DATE: Tuesday, January 15
TIME: 6:30pm
LOCATION: Warren Park Fieldhouse, 6609 N Western
Contact: Herb Ziegeldorf (carolherb@outlook.com)


NEAR NORTH CHAPTER (Wards 43, 44, 46, 47)
Wards 44, 46 & 47:
DATE: Saturday, January 12
TIME: 9:30am
LOCATION: Merlo Library, 644 W Belmont

Ward 43:
DATE: Saturday, January 19
TIME: 1:00pm
LOCATION: Lincoln Park Library, 1150 W Fullerton
Contact: David Igasaki (digasaki@yahoo.com)


NORTHWEST CHAPTER (Wards 1, 26, 30, 31, 33, 35, 38, 39, 41, 45)
DATE: TBD
TIME: TBD
LOCATION: TBD
Contact: TBD (iviipopac@gmail.com)


SOUTH CHAPTER (Wards 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 20)
DATE: TBD
TIME: TBD
LOCATION: TBD
Contact: Rob Carroll (rcarroll0717@hotmail.com)


West Side (Wards 24, 28, 29, 37)
DATE: Saturday, January 5
TIME: TBD
LOCATION: Legler Library, 115 S Pulaski
Contact: Aviva Patt (questorchgo@gmail.com)


South Side (Wards 18, 19, 21, 34)
DATE: Sunday, January 6
TIME: 1:30pm
LOCATION: Woodson Library, 9525 S Halsted
Contact: Aviva Patt (questorchgo@gmail.com)


Southwest Side (Wards 12, 13, 14, 22, 23)
DATE: Saturday, January 18
TIME: TBD
LOCATION: TBD
Contact: Aviva Patt (questorchgo@gmail.com)


Near Loop (Wards 11, 25, 27)
DATE: Wednesday, January 16
TIME: 6:30pm
LOCATION: IVI-IPO, 1325 S Wabash, Ste 105
Contact: Aviva Patt (questorchgo@gmail.com)

 

      ONLY CANDIDATES WHO HAVE RETURNED COMPLETED QUESTIONNAIRES BY THE DEADLINE WILL BE INTERVIEWED AND CONSIDERED FOR ENDORSEMENT. 

After your questionnaire is received an IVI-IPO representative will contact you to schedule your endorsement session.

Who Can Vote

Mayor, Clerk, Treasurer

Members who live in Chicago, joined prior to August 31, 2018, and whose dues are paid to date may vote in citywide races if they are present for at least part of each candidate's presentation for the specific office.

Aldermanic

Members who live in the ward, joined prior to August 31, 2018, and whose dues are paid to date may vote in citywide races if they are present for at least part of each candidate's presentation for the specific office.

Far North, Near North, Northwest, and South Chapters: If fewer than 5 members who meet the criteria and reside in the ward are present, all chapter members who meet the other criteria will be allowed to vote in that contest.

Other wards: If fewer than 5 members who meet the criteria and reside in the ward are present, all IVI-IPO members who meet the other criteria will be allowed to vote in that contest.

Members who joined prior to August 31, 2018 whose renewal date was October 1, 2018 and have not yet paid their dues, may do so at the session and will be allowed to vote.


If you have any questions, request for scheduling, or other concerns please direct emails to iviipopac@gmail.com


Only members who joined at least 180 days prior to the date of the election and whose dues are current are eligible to vote.

THE INTERVIEW

Candidates for each office are interviewed separately and consecutively by IVI-IPO members residing in the affected electoral district. Each candidate will make a brief presentation, followed by questions from our members. The allowed time in your race will be determined by the chair of your endorsement session.


If you have any questions, request for scheduling, or other concerns please direct emails to iviipopac@gmail.com


Only members who joined at least 180 days prior to the date of the election and whose dues are current are eligible to vote.

 

 

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Chicago, IL  60605
Voice: 312-939-5105
e-mail: iviipo@gmail.com