South suburban voters sent county referendum message on taxes
The margin of support for the Nov. 6 advisory referendum in Hazel Crest, Midlothian, Richton Park and Thornton was startling. According to election results certified this week, nearly 97 percent of voters supported the measure.
“Generally on ballot initiatives, 60 percent or more of the vote is considered a landslide,” Reinbold said. “When it’s over 90 percent, I call that an avalanche.” Please click here to read Ted Slowik’s column in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.