Cook County Campaign for Liberty and Chicago Tax Day Tea Party
2011 Chicago Municipal Candidate Survey
Thank you for taking the time to complete our 2011 Chicago Municipal Candidate Survey. The surveyhas four sections; Liberty Issues, Tax Increment Financing, Budget and Education. Each section will beweighted evenly for scoring purposes (25% per section) and we will feature the results on our websitefor the benefit of our members and the general public.
ed Light Cameras: A 2010 UIC study concluded that accidents have actually increased at
edLight Camera intersections in Chicago since they were installed. Do you support eliminatingChicagos
ed Light Camera Program?a.
TSA: Should public officials (Mayor, Aldermen, Congressmen, etc.) be allowed to bypass AirportSecurity at Chicagos airports?a.
Second Amendment: Do you support reforming Chicagos hand gun permitting process to makeit less cumbersome and less expensive for law abiding citizens to obtain a permit?a.
Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
ould you vote to completely eliminate Chicagos TIF districts?a.
NoAssuming Chicagos TIFs cannot be eliminated, please give your opinion of the following reforms:5.
Should the City Council create a TIF review board made up of Alderman with responsibility forreviewing proposals, listening to public comments and approving projects that request TIFfunds?a.
Should property taxes collected within a specific TIF district ONLY be spent on projects withinthe boundaries of that district?a.