Jeanne Ives readies petition filing for Illinois Governor

State Representative Jeanne Ives announced this evening that she will file for Governor of Illinois in the coming week. The minimum required number of signatures to file for Governor in Illinois is 5,000. An official announcement will follow. “With nearly 13,000 in hand, we will file with the

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Ives: I have record of standing up to the system

The following editorial appeared in the Daily Herald on Nov. 21. Illinoisans deserve an option. The state’s economy is languishing. Our municipalities and schools are burdened with massive debts. Over the past three years, it has gotten quantifiably worse. The clichéd diagnosis is that

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Jeanne Ives: I have record of standing up to the system

By Jeanne Ives Guest columnist This is one of a seies of essays produced in response to an invitation from the Daily Herald on the topic, “Why I Should Be Illinois’ Next Governor.” The two Republicans and seven Democrats who have announced bids to seek the state’s top

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Jeanne Ives Petition Form and Instructions

Dear Friends, Today my team and I are taking the first step towards restoring commonsense in Illinois. I have started circulating petitions to get on the ballot as Governor of Illinois.  I have selected as my Lt. Governor Rich Morthland, a farmer, former state representative and community

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