In 2021 Election/ Voter Guide

Voter’s Guide 2021 – Des Plaines Mayor

Des Plaines Forward Mayor Voter Guide

On the April 6th ballot there are three candidates for Mayor. Below is information about each candidate as found online. Also, each was invited to participate in an individual zoom interview with Maine West students. Those are listed in their profiles below. For any links where you hit a paywall, copy and paste the link into this site: Outline.

NEWS ARTICLES
Daily Herald Zoom Interviews with all candidates
Candidates discuss views on downtown development
How to attend the Mayoral Debate

Candidates are shown in the order they will appear on the ballot as determined by lottery draw.

ANDREW GOCZKOWSKI

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ABOUT
Current 8th ward alderman, former staff with City Attorney’s office, and has worked in constituent service and as a grants coordinator for Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky for over a decade.

Daily Herald Candidate Profile

MAINE WEST INTERVIEW
View here

SOCIAL MEDIA
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter
Website

ENDORSEMENTS
* Chicago Federation of Labor
* Daily Herald
* Sierra Club
* U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin
* U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
* U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider
* State Senator Laura Murphy
*State Representative Marty Moylan
*2nd Ward Alderman Colt Moylan
*3rd Ward Alderwoman Denise Rodd
*4th Ward Alderman Artur Zadrozny

MICHAEL CHAREWICZ

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ABOUT
Former 8th Ward Alderman. Owner of Accurate Auto Clinic. Former President of DP Chamber of Commerce. DP History Center Board Member.

Daily Herald Candidate Profile

MAINE WEST INTERVIEW
View here

SOCIAL MEDIA
Facebook
Website

ENDORSEMENTS
* 7th Ward Alderman Don Smith
* Donna Adam from Clean Up – Give Back
* Former Des Plaines Mayor Tony Arredia

MALCOLM CHESTER

ABOUT
Current 6th Ward Alderman. Lawyer. Worked previously at Pepsi.

Daily Herald Candidate Profile

MAINE WEST INTERVIEW
View here

SOCIAL MEDIA
Facebook
Website

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