I'm looking through the sample ballot and wondering about the qualifications of the judges. I'm using the Chicago Council of Lawyers recommendations in most cases, but also wondered if there were any judges up for election that have been less than fair to cyclists in the past.
Anyone have any names that should be voted out?
Do we know the results of the "safe roads" amendment?
Tribune is reporting that it did pass.
yes - 3,694,605
no - 986,514
Both the Active Transportation Alliance and the Ride Illinois endorsed this.
We'll have to wait and see what benefit the bicycle community gains from this, if anything.
We'll have to wait and see what effect this has on membership renewals as well.