The measure, which will take effect in November, will ensure that housing providers don’t consider certain aspects of someone’s criminal record — such as arrests, juvenile records, and sealed and expunged records — when making housing determinations. Commissioner Brandon Johnson, an Austin resident who was elected to the board last year, was the chief sponsor of the amendment.
Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin and challenger Brandon Johnson squared off at a raucous candidates forum Saturday. Both men appear on the Democrat primary ballot; early voting begins later this month for the March 20 election.
Voters will have a choice in the March 20 primary between first-term Commissioner Richard Boykin and CTU organizer Brandon Johnson. The two are expected to appear at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at Chicago West Side NAACP’s candidates forum, to be held at Sankofa, 5828 W. Chicago. Ave.
Austin resident Brandon Johnson filed his nomination petition Monday to run against first-term Cook County Commissioner Richard Bokyin for the 1st District seat. Boykin also filed his petition on the first day candidates for the March 20 primary were able to do so.
Many who attended the June 13 meeting agreed with Commissioner Richard Boykin’s plan to enforce the curfew law and get weapons off the streets, but some objected to his idea to charge defendants as domestic terrorists.