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Dick Simpson: Expert in the News

Oct 13, 2014
Dick Simpson, professor in the Department of Political Science and former Chicago alderman, frequently appears as a featured expert in news stories covering state and city government, politics and corruption. In recent media coverage, Simpson is quoted in an article from Progress Illinois on the comptroller campaign between Democratic Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon and incumbent Republican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka. The full article can be read at this link.

Al Jazeera America News quotes Simpson in an article on Mayor Emanuel's approval ratings and chances for re-election. The article can be read here.

Simpson later appeared on the September 29, 2014 broadcast of WVON-AM's (1160) "The People's Show" with Mark Wallace to discuss campaign reform and how negative attack ads could impact voter turnout.

Lastly, Simpson addressed political campaigning and negative ads during a panel discussion that aired this weekend on CBS Radio's "At Issue." The full discussion can be heard care of the CBS Radio website.