As the 2012 presidential election campaign winds to a close, reflect with us on the past year-plus of political cartoons on Patch.
The candidates have made their closing statements, and now it's your turn. Let everyone know who you're voting for and why you like your guy — but you can't go negative or attack the other guy. Please note, only positive comments will be published. We've had enough mud slinging.
Candidates for the 18th District of the Illinois State Senate and 35th District of the State House appeared at a wide ranging forum. Here are their answers on the gay marriage question.
With an increasing number of states passing gay marriage laws and Illinois' recent civil unions law, the topic of gay marriage is a much talked about one in state legislatures across the country. In a candidate forum sponsored by the Palos-Orland League of Women Voters on Monday, candidates shared their views on the issue. Fran Hurley (D-Chicago): Says the issue is not her focus, but she does have a gay relative and, "would hate to deny her the right to marry." Anthony Martin (D-Chicago): "Due to his faith," he does not support same-sex marriage. Andrew Byrne Hodorowicz (D-Palos Heights): He is focused on the state's finances and would not support anything that adds costs for the state. Steve Williams (R-Orland Park): "No. I do not …