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Chicago Democrats Clash Over Illinois House Seat

Friday, June 03, 2011

CHIP MITCHELL, WBEZ 91.5 | LINK TO ARTICLE

A top Chicago official is criticizing the way her party is filling her former Illinois House seat.

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FOX: Susana Mendoza Inaugurated As Chicago's First Latina City Clerk

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

PHIL LANDEROS, FOX CHICAGO | LINK TO VIDEOS

Susana Mendoza has taken the reigns of Chicago's City Clerk office, the first Latina to hold the position. The 38-year-old Mexican-American spent 10 years as a state representative. Mendoza lives in the neighborhood of La Villita on Chicago's southwest side. Read More >>


Tech-savvy Mendoza Sets the Tone for Social Media Inside the City Clerk's Office

Monday, March 07, 2011

KATIE BANKS - MEDILL GRADUATE STUDENT, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 

Susana Mendoza will be Chicago’s next city clerk partly because she figured out how to effectively use Facebook and Twitter to bring her voters to the polls. Now, she plans to utilize that same social media to stimulate transparency in City Council.
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Desiree Rogers Chosen For Rahm Emanuel's Inaugural Committee

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

THE HUFFINGTON POST | LINK TO ARTICLE

Former White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers has been named a co-chair of the Chicago 2011 Inaugural Committee.
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FOX: Susana Mendoza Want to Hit Ground Running

Monday, February 28, 2011

FOX CHICAGO | LINK TO ARTICLE

She's the first woman ever elected to hold the office of city clerk; Susana Mendoza spent 10 years as a state representative in the Illinois General Assembly.
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EMILY's List: POP Election Results from Chicago

Monday, February 28, 2011

MUTHONI WAMBU, EMILY'S LIST | LINK TO ARTICLE

EMILY's List Political Opportunity Program (POP) goes into this cycle focused on our two-fold mission: to seek out and support local pro-choice Democratic women to run strong, viable, winning races this cycle, and to build the pipeline for the future. This means an increase in the number of trainings, an expansion in training locations, and a move to get involved strategically in a larger variety of local races. To that end, I've been working with some exciting city-wide and aldermanic campaigns in Illinois -- races in which EMILY's List, for the first time, has endorsed women. Read More >>


WTTW: Meet the New City Clerk

Thursday, February 24, 2011

CHICAGO TONIGHT, WTTW | LINK TO VIDEO

Tuesday's elections in Chicago brought about a number of changes, including a historic first: State Representative Susana Mendoza was elected the first female Chicago City Clerk. Eddie Arruza talks with Mendoza about what she'll bring to the job.
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Marin: Mendoza On New Path with City Clerk Victory

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

CAROL MARIN, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES | LINK TO ARTICLE

New star on the horizon

A star is born out of this Chicago election. And, no, I’m not talking about Rahm Emanuel.
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UNIVISION: Post Election Coverage

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

UNIVISION | LINK TO VIDEO



Post Election - February 23
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NBC: Mendoza First Female City Clerk

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

ALEX PEREZ, NBC | LINK TO ARTICLE

Chicago made history Tuesday beyond electing Rahm Emanuel in the first mayoral race without an incumbent in 60-plus years.

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