Take Charge Chicago, P.O. Box 8048, Chicago, IL 60680 info@takechargechicago.org 1-773-999-2016

We did it!

Dear Friend, We turned in 86,481 signatures to place a referendum on the November 6 ballot asking whether there should be a two-term limit on the office of Mayor of Chicago. Together, we were able to cart 6,108… Read More

Turn in your petitions!

You can turn in your petitions this weekend at any of the following locations, which will also include a notary! Saturday, August 4 10:00am – 6:00pm 216 N. Jefferson Street, Suite 200 Chicago, 60661 12:00 noon – 2:00pm… Read More

We’re in the home stretch

Dear Friend, Thanks to you, we’re in the home stretch. Hundreds of volunteers like you have take our term limit petition to family reunions, block parties, Movies in the Parks, church gatherings, and festivals across our city. Our… Read More

Chicago Term Limit Petition Passers Intend to Fight City Hall Tyranny

  Won’t Allow the Most Insecure Big-City Mayor in America to Keep Binding Term Limit Referendum Off the Ballot CHICAGO – Pat Quinn and term limit petition passers intend to fight City Hall tyranny and keep passing mayoral… Read More

They’re at it again

Dear Friend, Underhanded political games. They’re at it again! I testified during the Chicago City Council meeting today because, in election after election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his City Council allies have used a political maneuver to crowd… Read More

Long-Time Chicago Reform Leader Prof. Dick Simpson Endorses Petition Drive for November 6 Binding Referendum to Term Limit Chicago’s Mayor

University of Illinois at Chicago political science professor and former Chicago alderman Dick Simpson joined Pat Quinn to endorse the grassroots petition drive for a binding November referendum imposing term limits on the office of Chicago’s mayor. Of… Read More

Grassroots Petition Drive for Nov. 6 Binding Referendum to Term Limit Chicago’s Mayor Passes Halfway Mark in Signatures

  Mighty Volunteer Effort Needed to Meet 100,000 Signature Goal by August 6 Filing Deadline for the November 6 Election CHICAGO – Of the 10 largest cities in the United States, only Chicago does not have a term… Read More

Pat Quinn Calls for an Elected Consumer Advocate to Help City Homeowners Take on Skyrocketing Property Taxes

Chicago Homeowners “Poorly Served” When Mayor Shut Down Taxpayer Assistance Office in 2011 Ben Franklin said death and taxes are inevitable, but he never said it’s inevitable to be taxed to death. CHICAGO – On Monday’s deadline for… Read More

On Eve of Property Tax Bill Payment Deadline, Pat Quinn Brings Mayoral Term Limits Drive to Home of Southwest Side Taxpayer

  Ben Franklin of Philadelphia said death and taxes are inevitable, but he never said it’s inevitable to be taxed to death. For Immediate Release Sunday, July 31, 2016 CHICAGO – On the eve of the August 1st deadline to pay property tax… Read More

Pat Quinn Brings Take Charge Chicago Petition Drive to South Austin

“SACCC-tivists” Who Helped Launch CUB Now Push for Mayoral Term Limits and a Full-Time Consumer Advocate CHICAGO – Pat Quinn was joined by activists from a revered community group – the South Austin Coalition Community Council (SACCC) –… Read More