By Richard Fowler | February 24, 2023 | News
File under: Brandon Johnson, Election
With just days to go until the hotly contested Mayoral Election, our union brother and former middle school educator, Brandon Johnson, has the righteous wind behind his back. Coming in a solid second place in all the most recent polls, Brandon’s campaign for mayor has taken on some real momentum thanks to the sweat equity put in by educators, healthcare professionals, city employees, and working folks throughout this city.
By Paula Ladin | November 17, 2022 | News
File under: Brandon Johnson, Election, Lori Torres, Mueze Bawany
Paula Ladin was one of hundreds of rank and file CTU members and allies volunteering on Election Day. In this post, she shares her experience and encourages other members to volunteer because it’s “an antidote to feeling helpless or hopeless.”
By CTU Communications | June 29, 2022 | Legislative Update, News, Press Release
File under: Election, Primary Election
Illinois State Representative Delia Ramirez in the 3rd Congressional District, and businessman and activist Jonathan Jackson in the 1st, lead a number of election night wins for CTU-endorsed candidates.
By Jesse Sharkey, CTU President | May 21, 2022 | News
File under: CTU Election, Election
Election results mark the fifth term in office for the Caucus of Rank-and-File Educators, which was first elected to Union leadership in 2010 with Karen Lewis as president, followed by re-elections in 2013 and 2019, and an uncontested election in 2016.
By Kurt Hilgendorf, CTU Legislative and Political Coordinator | March 18, 2022 | Legislative Update, News
File under: Aaron Ortiz, Alma Anaya, Bill Cunningham, Brandon Johnson, Celina Villanueva, Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Delia Ramirez, Election, Endorsement, Kam Buckner, Lakesia Collins, Lilian Jimenez, Lindsey LaPointe, Marcus Evans, Mike Simmons, Omar Aquino, Ram Villivalam, Rob Martwick, Robert Peters, Theresa Mah, Will Guzzardi
The Chicago Teachers Union proudly announces its early endorsements for the 2022 election season for the candidates listed here. These endorsements were made after thorough screening by the CTU’s Political Action and Legislative committees, approval by the CTU’s Executive Board, and final ratification by the CTU House of Delegates.
By CTU Communications | March 2, 2022 | Chicago Union Teacher, Features, Movement, News
File under: Election, Karen Zaccor, LSC elections, LSC: Local School Council, Uplift Community High School
Local School Councils (LSCS) give educators and parents a democratic tool to help shape the vision of their schools and LSC election season is in full swing. Candidate applications are due at 3 p.m., Friday, March 4.
By Sarah Rothschild | November 13, 2020 | News
File under: Election, LSC: Local School Council, LSCs4All
The 2020 LSC elections are taking place during report card pick-up for elementary on Wednesday, November 18 and for high school on Thursday, November 19 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. This election has obviously been hampered by the COVID-19 crisis, but CPS has also not handled it well.
By CTU Communications | November 7, 2020 | News, Press Release
File under: Donald Trump, Election, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris
Today we reflect, but tomorrow we get back to work and continue to push our leaders in fighting for the schools our students deserve.
By CTU Communications | November 6, 2020 | News, Press Release Groups call for end to legal shenanigans designed to suppress the vote, as unions commit to take whatever non-violent action is required to ensure a free and fair election in which all votes are counted, and that ensures peaceful transition of power. 1:00 p.m.,...
File under: Election, general strike, president, Trump
By Jesse Sharkey, CTU President | October 31, 2020 | News
File under: Election, Fair Tax
If you’re tired of worrying about funding cuts and threats of teacher, PSRP and clinician layoffs, there is a way to fight back. The Fair Tax Amendment is the first item on the on the November ballot. Vote YES.