Progressive Leaders Steans, Cassidy Add Their Support for Chow’s Candidacy; Call Her Potential Ally in Quest to Fight Harassment and Discrimination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ​ February 27, 2018 ​ Progressive Leaders Steans, Cassidy Add Their Support for Chow’s Candidacy; Call Her Potential Ally in Quest to Fight Harassment and Discrimination Evanston, IL - Two ...

Chow joins Daniel Biss in calling for Speaker Madigan’s resignation over multiple sexual harassment charges in Springfield

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE info@candancechow.com February 20, 2018 773.240.3314 Chow joins Daniel Biss in calling for Speaker Madigan’s resignation over multiple sexual harassment charges in Springfield ...

North Side/North Shore Progressive Leaders Join Together to Endorse Chow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21, 2018 North Side/North Shore Progressive Leaders Join Together to Endorse Chow Evanston, IL - 17th District candidate Candance Chow (D-Evanston) received the endorsement...

Democratic candidates for 17th District State Rep. Talk Backgrounds, Experiences at Forum

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Candance Chow wins more votes than all other candidates combined at Democratic Party of Evanston endorsement session

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2018 info@candancechow.com 917-364-6453 Candance Chow wins more votes than all other candidates combined at Democratic Party of Evanston endorsement session Grassroots, independent campaign gains momentum in face of Madigan-backed opponent Independent, Progressive Democrat Candance Chow lapped the field at Democrati...

Independent Democrat, Candance Chow, out-raised every candidate in Q4, including Madigan-backed candidate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2018 info@candancechow.com 773.240.3314 Evanston, IL - Yesterday, Candance Chow, the independent Democratic candidate for State Representative in the 17 th District filed her quarterly report with the State Board of Elections, as did her four primary opponents. Chow raised the most amount of money of all the 17t...

Statement by Candance Chow on Recent Illinois General Assembly Sexual Harassment Allegations

Statement from Candance Chow, Democratic Candidate for District 17 State House Representative This statement is in response to the allegations of sexual harassment, reported in Capitol Fax and the Chicago Tribune, against State Senator Ira Silverstein. A complaint was filed to the Inspector General’s Office against Senator Silverstein at the beginnin...

District 65 School Board Raises Issues with New Education Funding Formula

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 officials said new state legislation changing the way schools are funded is a good step forward, but has also brought to light a few concerns. The new “evidence-based” funding formula — which became law in August after years of negotiation — prioritizes districts with poor property wealth, District ...

Candance Chow Endorsed by Evanston Mayors Tisdahl & Hagerty, Alderman Tendam in State Rep. Race

Today, Candance Chow, the only Evanston resident running for State Representative in the 17th District open seat, announced the endorsements of Former Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, current Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty, and former 6th Ward Alderman Mark Tendam. “We are lucky to have someone like Candance Chow, D65 School Board member and former Pre...

Candance Chow Running for 17th District State Rep

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE info@candancechow.com September 19, 2017 312-286-9036 CANDANCE CHOW RUNNING FOR 17th DISTRICT STATE REP. Long-time progressive leader and Evansto...

Candance Chow Named McCormick Foundation Executive Fellow

Candance Chow, past president and current member of the District 65 School Board, was named a McCormick Foundation Executive Fellow by the Erikson Institute. Twenty-three leaders in the judicial, political, and civic sectors were selected to participate in executive-level, multi-day sessions that provide a comprehensive understanding of the long-term benefit...

Reaching an 80% Vote Supporting the Referendum, a Retrospective

Reaching an 80% Vote Supporting the Referendum, a Retrospective By Larry Gavin At a time when many referenda for school operations failed to gain community support, voters here approved School District 65’s $14.5 million referendum by an almost unheard of 80% to 20% vote on April 4. Many attribute the success to the dedicated efforts of a core ...

Candance Chow was elected president of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 board of education at meeting held last Monday.

Candance Chow was elected president of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 board of education at meeting held last Monday. Chow, chair of the board's finance committee, succeeds board member Tracy Quattrocki in the post. Quattrocki, who was elected to the board in 2009, has served at its helm for the past three years. Richard Rykhus was re-elected vice p...