Have you wondered what it takes to make sure that elections stay fair and honest? Today I am talking with John Fogarty, an election law attorney based in Chicago who has years of experience in this area. John is going to share with us practical election law insights for local candidates for public office.
John Tsarpalas: Today on Commonwealthy, I talk with long time friend John Fogarty, an election law attorney who is actually based in Chicago. Can you image that? His job is keep elections fair and honest in Chicago. Now he is doing a pretty good job despite the overwhelming odds.
I have known John a long time. He is just a good man. So we are going to talk about a lot of things today. We’ve got a few war stories in there. And quite frankly, it is just always good to talk to John. This is Commonwealthy #57, Practical Election Law Insights for the Candidate. Continue reading →
I am excited to have a special guest with me this week. Deanna Mool is a lawyer who has over twenty years of experience with election law. She was worked with legislative caucus as a general counsel, state parties, and many individual candidates. She has decades of experience to share with us today!
Today we are discussing campaign election law basics. We want you to know ahead of time what you will need to know to keep your campaign on the up and up, as well as how to avoid those pesky fines! Join us today as we lay a foundation for a good campaign run the legal way! Continue reading →
John Tsarpalas: Well, I’m here with my friend and attorney, Deanna Mool. Deanna is an attorney in Springfield, Illinois, which is the state capital. She’s an election law specialist for over twenty years. She’s worked with legislative caucus, with state party, and many candidates. So welcome to Commonwealthy podcast.
Deanna Mool: Thank you.
John Tsarpalas: And I’ve got a whole list of questions I’d like to run through. We want to keep it fairly general because election law tends to be different in every state. But there are certain concepts that carry across state lines.