Good Government Illinois is committed to protecting Democracy, expanding government efficiencies and electing good Progressives.
When I first ran for Clerk in 1990, it was not because it was a glamorous office, but because it was an opportunity to demonstrate what good government could look like at a time when Chicago and Cook County were synonymous with machine politics and patronage. It was a “reformer’s dream,” as I referred to it then.David Orr
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The DetailsWhat we’re working on:
New City Council
Developing a plan of action for the new city council in May and for vehicles for citizen led support on those issues.
Advocating our suggestions for ballot reform (Daily Herald Editorial)
Campaign Finance Reform
Pushing for small-donor matching at the city and county level.