March 7, 2012: Endorsement: Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins for State Senate

On March 8, 2012, in In The Media, News, by Tahesha Orji

The first race to replace Rickey Hendon that voters will actually have a say in is a bit of a mess. Annazette Collins was appointed to Hendon’s seat last spring when he abruptly vacated it, but her patron saints have since abandoned her.

March 5, 2012: Breaking News: Big Endorsements and the New Poll is Out!

On March 5, 2012, in News, by Tahesha Orji

  We have New Endorsements & a New Poll! Patricia is deeply honored to have received multiple endorsements, including an endorsement today from the Chicago Tribune! Patricia’s campaign has been gaining more and more momentum everyday. A new poll conducted by We Ask America on February 27th shows that Patricia is holding the lead by 11 points over her [...]

February 6, 2012: Patricia VanPelt Watkins CAN TV Video

On February 6, 2012, in News, by Tahesha Orji

CAN TV recently invited Chicago mayoral candidates on the February 2011 ballot to address voters with a statement of up to 5 minutes in length as part of CAN TV’s commitment to voter information.

January 27, 2012: The Poll is out!! “Political Intelligence”

On January 27, 2012, in News, by Tahesha Orji

IMA RELEASES POLL RESULTS The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association has released the results of polling in several contested legislative primary and general election races. The automated polls by We Ask America were conducted between January 17th and the 24th. Senate polls averaged 800 responses, House polls averaged 600. Margins of error range from +/- 3.2 to [...]

January 13, 2012: Democrats abandon state Sen. Collins over residency issue

On January 14, 2012, in News, by Tahesha Orji

Fifth District state Sen. Annazette Collins’ loss may be Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins’ gain. Residency issues plaguing Collins have caused top Democratic leaders, including Secretary of State Jesse White, to jump ship and throw their support behind Van Pelt-Watkins who’s challenging Collins in the March 2012 Democratic Primary. Click here to read more.

January 5, 2012: Van Pelt-Watkins gains support for 5th District seat as residency issues dog Collins

On January 5, 2012, in News, by Tahesha Orji

Fifth District state Senator Annazette Collins’ loss may be Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins’ gain.   Residency issues plaguing Collins have caused top Democratic leaders, including Secretary of State Jesse White, to jump ship and throw support behind Van Pelt-Watkins who is challenging Collins in the March 2012 Democratic Primary election. Click here to read more 

By Dr. Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins from East Garfield Park

On January 5, 2012, in Blog, by Tahesha Orji

Patricia responds to “Smyth pushing forward”. Every movement needs a leader. Principal Whitmore’s ability to corral a community to improve their school is a testament to his leadership as well as to the parents that dared to step up to the plate and take the challenge. Congratulations.

January 5, 2012: Smyth pushing forward

On January 5, 2012, in News, by Tahesha Orji

When Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard announced the list of schools that would be closed, merged and phased out in November, it set off howls and protests all across the city.   Parents and the teachers union protested the closure of schools that were on academic probation, having failed for years and years.   [...]

December 28, 2011: State Sen. Annazette Collins Claims West Side Home and Hyde Park Homeowner’s Exemption

On December 28, 2011, in News, by Tahesha Orji

State Sen. Annazette Collins Claims West Side Home and Hyde Park Homeowner’s Exemption: MyFoxCHICAGO.com

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