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User’s Guide to Elected Officials

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Illinois Officials

The Cursing of the Governor 12/10/08 • Dave Glowacz and the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky reflect on what the criminal complaint against Gov. Blagojevich says about the profane proclivities of elected officials in particular and Americans in general. • Click here to listen (length 7.3 minutes)

Please check back (or subscribe) to hear upcoming voices and sounds that answer these questions:

  • How do your elected officials want you to tell them your desires: phone, e-mail, fax, community meetings? How often? Dave Glowacz asks them.
  • How important do elections seem as a way to get your government to serve you?
  • What don't officials tell you about who contacts them and how?
  • How can you tell whether elected officials really represent you?