Gretchen DeJaynes http://tspr.org en Referendum on Fate of Macomb Election http://tspr.org/post/referendum-fate-macomb-election <p>Voters will decide whether to essentially do away with Macomb’s February election. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:09:35 +0000 Rich Egger 49737 at http://tspr.org Referendum on Fate of Macomb Election Cost Savings If Macomb Dumps Primary http://tspr.org/post/cost-savings-if-macomb-dumps-primary <p>The McDonough County clerk is asking the city to no longer hold a primary in February of odd-numbered years. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 23:27:45 +0000 Rich Egger 43175 at http://tspr.org Cost Savings If Macomb Dumps Primary Will the Candidates Show Up for Ruling? http://tspr.org/post/will-candidates-show-ruling <p>It’s possible neither of the people most affected by the outcome of the “50% Plus One” case in Macomb will be in court to hear the judge’s ruling.</p><p></p><p>Judge Rodney Clark announced he will rule Friday, April 26, on whether Western Illinois University student Steve Wailand defeated Kay Hill in the February election for second ward alderman in Macomb.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 22:58:03 +0000 Rich Egger 31851 at http://tspr.org Will the Candidates Show Up for Ruling? City Responds to Disputed 2nd Ward Election http://tspr.org/post/city-responds-disputed-2nd-ward-election <p>The City of Macomb is saying little about the disputed election in the city’s second ward. Mayor Mike Inman read a brief statement during the&nbsp; city council meeting on Monday. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:36:01 +0000 Scott Stuntz 31087 at http://tspr.org City Responds to Disputed 2nd Ward Election Macomb Election "A Systemic Collapse of Democracy" http://tspr.org/post/macomb-election-systemic-collapse-democracy <p>As a history professor, I often look for ways in which the past can inform the present.&nbsp; One belief that led me to my profession is that history imparts crucial lessons that can help us make sense of events unfolding in the here-and-now.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:53:27 +0000 Ed Woell 31062 at http://tspr.org Macomb Election "A Systemic Collapse of Democracy"