Who has your support for mayor in 201...

Who has your support for mayor in 2013? EXPLAIN WHY!

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Alderman Darla Neises

Incumbent Mayor Marty Orr

Fmr. Ald. Russel Gilmour

Fmr. Mayor Roy Strong

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Seems legit

Joliet, IL

#1 Jan 21, 2013
As a simple process of elimination, Orr hasn't done anything to guarantee that I wouldn't vote for him. All other candidates have. I honestly cannot figure why Strong and Gilmour are running at all.
releasethekraken

La Grange Park, IL

#3 Jan 22, 2013
Well, we have reasons why to vote for Incumbent Mayor Orr. Can any of the voters for Ald. Neises, Fmr. Mayor Strong, or Fmr. Ald. Gilmour give their reasons for voting for them?
Seems legit

Joliet, IL

#4 Jan 22, 2013
If you hate new business coming to Wilmington, that'd be a reason to vote for Neises.

If you're a big fan of handing out huge severance packages after being voted out of office in an attempt to force the person who beat you to have to keep the people you appointed, that'd be a good reason to vote for Strong.

If for some reason you are offended by Strong's actions, but are okay with having one of his yesmen elected to mayor, you might want to vote for Gilmour.
hourihan

Whitewater, WI

#5 Jan 24, 2013
Downtown businesses will be hurt badly with anybody but Orr. He won't help us, but he will do no harm. The same cannot be said about the other three.
Interested

Joliet, IL

#6 Jan 24, 2013
hourihan wrote:
Downtown businesses will be hurt badly with anybody but Orr. He won't help us, but he will do no harm. The same cannot be said about the other three.
Please explain "He won't help us" What exactly do you want the mayor to do for the downtown businesses?
NoneYa

Joliet, IL

#7 Jan 24, 2013
Nosy shit aren't you. Weigh the options and when the time comes, vote for Mayor Marty. It is not rocket science.
orr-the-snore

Chicago, IL

#8 Jan 29, 2013
This guy is still mayor? With the city out of money I thought he and his northern cronies would have let by now.
releasethekraken

Bolingbrook, IL

#9 Jan 29, 2013
The city has been out of money pre-Orr, with him in office he actually reduced the deficit we had. And northern cronies? Can you produce any evidence of that?
local voter

Joliet, IL

#10 Feb 2, 2013
releasethekraken wrote:
The city has been out of money pre-Orr, with him in office he actually reduced the deficit we had. And northern cronies? Can you produce any evidence of that?
Yes you can they post it in the paper every month

when Strong left office the city had just over 1.2 million in the bank now they are running at a deficit as far as the "northern cronies thing" yes it is true almost everyone on the city council moved here from up north in the last fifteen years most of them moved here because they couldnt afford where they were at (or wanted to live at) now they are making this place what we cant afford
Annoyed

Lisle, IL

#12 Mar 10, 2013
Sounds like some people need to get the facts before they post stuff. Do you look at any of the facts or just believe what people say who have no idea what they're talking about?
Annoyed

Lisle, IL

#13 Mar 10, 2013
Seems legit wrote:
If you hate new business coming to Wilmington, that'd be a reason to vote for Neises.
If you're a big fan of handing out huge severance packages after being voted out of office in an attempt to force the person who beat you to have to keep the people you appointed, that'd be a good reason to vote for Strong.
If for some reason you are offended by Strong's actions, but are okay with having one of his yesmen elected to mayor, you might want to vote for Gilmour.
You hit it on the head!!! Love it!!
Gossip Girl

Joliet, IL

#14 Mar 18, 2013
local voter wrote:
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Yes you can they post it in the paper every month
when Strong left office the city had just over 1.2 million in the bank now they are running at a deficit as far as the "northern cronies thing" yes it is true almost everyone on the city council moved here from up north in the last fifteen years most of them moved here because they couldnt afford where they were at (or wanted to live at) now they are making this place what we cant afford
When Strong TOOK office the city had nearly $4 million in investments ... so leaving with close to $3 million less isn't too good of a record, is it?
Reject marty for mayor

Chicago, IL

#15 Mar 19, 2013
releasethekraken wrote:
The city has been out of money pre-Orr, with him in office he actually reduced the deficit we had. And northern cronies? Can you produce any evidence of that?
No the books showed there was money pre Orr now there's a lot less money. The evidence sits in that office at City Hall (cronies) and hires all of his buddies from Yorkville ...he's a crook and we all know it !!! The last city he worked for knows it too. But that's one of the great appointment Marty has made.

NO MORE ORR...NO MORE ORR!!!!
Seems legit

Joliet, IL

#16 Mar 19, 2013
Reject marty for mayor wrote:
NO MORE ORR...NO MORE ORR!!!!
Then who? And why?
Just sayin

Joliet, IL

#17 Mar 27, 2013
Reject marty for mayor wrote:
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No the books showed there was money pre Orr now there's a lot less money. The evidence sits in that office at City Hall (cronies) and hires all of his buddies from Yorkville ...he's a crook and we all know it !!! The last city he worked for knows it too. But that's one of the great appointment Marty has made.
NO MORE ORR...NO MORE ORR!!!!
Talk is cheap where's the proof!
MyWindyCity

Chicago, IL

#18 Mar 28, 2013
Orr inherited a very silly situation with the severance packages issues. It was something only a silly person would have done because he lost.
Annoyed

Downers Grove, IL

#19 Apr 6, 2013
Reject marty for mayor wrote:
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No the books showed there was money pre Orr now there's a lot less money. The evidence sits in that office at City Hall (cronies) and hires all of his buddies from Yorkville ...he's a crook and we all know it !!! The last city he worked for knows it too. But that's one of the great appointment Marty has made.
NO MORE ORR...NO MORE ORR!!!!
The "cronies" you speak of were interviewed by the city council. Have you looked at the books yourself or are you basing your statement on "hearsay"? Any proof "he's a crook"? Did you have a run-in with him about something? Another uninformed statement.
Lettuce be serious

Joliet, IL

#20 Apr 6, 2013
But Marty wasn't born and raised in Wilmington! Such lunacy must be stopped! Obviously only people born in Wilmington can be trusted!
guest

Joliet, IL

#21 Apr 6, 2013
There is where the problem lies. We need people from outside the area, with new concepts, new ideas, to fix the mess left over from previous administrations.
Lunacy is living in the past and not accepting change and growth. Isolating yourself from the outside world won't make it go away. It makes you easier to taken over and replaced.
really annoyed

Joliet, IL

#22 Apr 6, 2013
Annoyed wrote:
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The "cronies" you speak of were interviewed by the city council. Have you looked at the books yourself or are you basing your statement on "hearsay"? Any proof "he's a crook"? Did you have a run-in with him about something? Another uninformed statement.
Yep, hes a crook. I had a run in with him and overheard something first hand. Its time for bug eyes to go. His entire group is just plain criminal and out of control.

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