WHAT’S GOING ON AND WHY?
A New Chicago and a New Illinois After the 2018 and 2019 Elections?
Delmarie Cobb, Democratic Campaign Strategist; Owner, The Publicity Works
Christopher Z. Mooney, W. Russell Arrington Professor of State Politics, Institute of Government & Public Affairs;
Professor of Political Science, UIC
Jim Nowlan, Former Republican State Legislator; Advisory Board Member, Institute of Government & Public Affairs
Dick Simpson (moderator), Professor of Political Science, UIC
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Student Center East, Illinois Room
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