Author Archives: Jennifer Walling

Independent in Illinois

David Lee wanted to run for office as an Independent in the 44th state senate district. He found that to even get on the ballot, he would need to collect 6,995 valid signatures. He would need to file his petitions … Continue reading

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Earth Day These Days

“[O]n April 22, 1970, Earth Day was held, one of the most remarkable happenings in the history of democracy…” American Heritage Magazine, October 1993 Earth Day, April 22, 1970. A beautiful spring day. Twenty million Americans converge on a Wednesday, … Continue reading

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