Alexi Giannoulias

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Alexi Giannoulias wins Democratic nomination for Illinois secretary of state

Former Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias on Tuesday secured the Democratic nomination for secretary of state, defeating Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia, Chicago Ald. David Moore and Homewood resident Sidney Moore. He is expected to face state Rep. Dan Brady, R-Bloomington, in the November contest to fill the post long held...
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Truth Test: Anna Valencia vs. Alexi Giannoulias

CHICAGO, Ill. (WMBD) — Every day Illinoisans are seeing new political ads on TV or receiving them by mail. We’re putting these claims politicians are making to the test. WMBD’s Matt Sheehan investigated Secretary of State Candidate Anna Valencia’s claims against Democratic opponent Alexi Giannoulias. “I...

Editorial: Tribune endorses Alexi Giannoulias and Dan Brady for secretary of state

What do driver’s licenses and vehicle registrations have to do with abortion or Donald Trump? If that sounds like an absurd question, you were not at our endorsement meeting for the Democratic side of the upcoming primary for Illinois secretary of state. One of the two candidates, Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia, slung mud in the direction of her rival, Alexi Giannoulias, accusing him of ...

Alexi Giannoulias: Illinois Secretary of State candidate answers Tribune Editorial Board questionnaire

To inform voters and to help the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board make endorsements, the board posed a series of questions to the candidates running for Illinois Secretary of State. See how other the other candidate answered here. [What’s an endorsement, and why does the Tribune Editorial Board do them?] Candidate name: Alexi Giannoulias Running for: Illinois Secretary of State Residence: Not ...
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Alexi Giannoulias: 2022 candidate for Illinois Secretary of State

Previous offices held: Illinois State Treasurer (2007-2011) What personal background and experiences particularly qualify you for the role of secretary of state?. As the only candidate running for Secretary of State who has served as a constitutional officer, I have experience running a statewide agency, managing hundreds of employees and representing the entire state.

Alexi Giannoulias launches first TV spots in Democratic secretary of state bid

Alexi Giannoulias’ Democratic campaign for Illinois secretary of state will launch two television spots Wednesday, both linking him to former President Barack Obama, with one of them criticizing former President Donald Trump. Both ads show Giannoulias playing basketball with children in a gymnasium, a nod to his days playing overseas in Greece. In one, he explains how he was inspired to become ...

Alexi Giannoulias gets endorsement in secretary of state bid from a former rival, Ald. Pat Dowell

Chicago Ald. Pat Dowell announced on Tuesday she’s endorsing Alexi Giannoulias for secretary of state, despite having been an ardent critic of his while running for the same office. Dowell, who represents the 3rd Ward, last week dropped her bid to replace longtime Secretary of State Jesse White in favor of running for U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush’s 1st Congressional District seat. Rush plans to step ...

Alexi Giannoulias backed by retiring U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush and supporters of Ald. Pat Dowell in bid for secretary of state

Days after announcing he will step down from his congressional seat, veteran U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush announced Friday he will endorse Alexi Giannoulias for the Democratic nomination for Illinois secretary of state. Giannoulias also picked up backing from many big-name supporters of Ald. Pat Dowell, a former opponent who dropped out of the secretary of state’s race to run for Rush’s congressional ...