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*** UPDATED x1 *** Question of the day

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

* Candidates love to shake hands and distribute campaign fliers at Metra and CTA train stations, but Sen. Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) adds a twist to that tradition…

I like it.

* The Question: Have you seen any memorable campaign lit this fall? Tell us about it.

*** UPDATE *** A friend of mine who always, always takes Republican primary ballots and lives in a very Republican area says he’s now received 7 mailers from the Democratic Party of Illinois and nothing from the state Republicans or the Rauner campaign. Here’s the latest…

- Posted by Rich Miller        

11 Comments
  1. - G'Kar - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 12:02 pm:

    If Rauner did one of these, the answer to every clue would be a seven letter word that starts with an M and ends in a N.


  2. - Colin O'Scopy - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 12:10 pm:

    I recently picked up a copy of Cullerton’s crossword puzzle, and believe me, it’s tough!


  3. - Highland Il - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 12:31 pm:

    Jason Plummer’s…..oh never mind. /s


  4. - Fixer - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 12:47 pm:

    Most campaign lit I get ends up in the garbage, unfortunately. My wife can’t stand campaigning and gets home well before me most days.

    Also Rich, if I can make a suggestion for a caption post, Amanda Vinicky’s 1150 tweet would be a fun one.


  5. - Todd - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 12:48 pm:

    not this fall but when I ran back in ‘92 I handed out pot holders at the door


  6. - Cheryl44 - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 12:57 pm:

    I miss the emery boards and kitchen sponges with the candidates’ names on them.


  7. - notsosure - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 1:11 pm:

    It wasn’t literature, but Paul Stone used to hand out combs. He didn’t have much hair.


  8. - itsmike - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 1:15 pm:

    I remember Jim Oberweis handing out coupons for free ice cream - obvious, of course, but hey, ice cream.


  9. - frisbee - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 2:14 pm:

    I am not sure if it was campaign literature or just a mailer from my State Rep. but it proclaimed how she is a teacher yet the sentence contained the wrong usage of “their”


  10. - Amalia - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 3:15 pm:

    tom fullerton is a great guy. what a fun idea for passing out to commuters.


  11. - Red Eft - Wednesday, Oct 31, 18 @ 6:56 pm:

    The Jackson County Democrats “Meet the Candidates” newspaper has a word search in it with candidate names.


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