ILLINOIS ISSUES

NOVEMBER 1977
VOL. III, NO. 11

CONTENTS

Campaign $$$ Who gets them? 覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧  4
An analysis of candidate reports filed for the 1976 state Senate election
By James H. Klein

Campaign Money 覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧 11
Anecdotes and analysis of how it's raised and spent
By James C. Worthy

The RTA chugs on 覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧16
The politics and economics of developing a mass transit system for the Chicago area
By Joyce Kustra

Sen. Adlai Stevenson III覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧 21
Staking out his role in Illinois and Washington
By Milton Rakove

Should open primaries be adopted by Illinois? 覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧 24
YES by Rep. David Robinson

Should open primaries be adopted by Illinois? 覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧 25
NO by Don W. Adams

The London Transport: The world's largest urban passenger system 覧覧覧覧覧19
By Vicki Gerson

THE STATE OF THE STATE 覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧  2
The forces behind the governor's task forces

POLITICS By Robert Kieckhefer 覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧 33
Dan Walker won't be running, but could he beat Jim Thompson?

CHICAGO By Charles B. Cleveland 覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧 34
Col. Jack Arvey: A master politician or the Democratic organization

WASHINGTON By Jerry Watson 覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧 35
Will Illinois produce another president or is Big Jim just another hopeful candidate?

LEGISLATIVE ACTION 覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧 27
The General Assembly is back in town
ELECTIONS_______________15
Finding a Democrat willing
to run for governor  

SELECTED STATE REPORTS-20
BILL SUMMARIES_________ 27
JUDICIAL RULINGS _______ 29
Borchers' conviction
reversed/Leasehold ;
university land
EXECUTIVE REPORT______ 30
Advantage to foreign
corporations? / The bad
news and good news

STATE STIX______________ 30
NAMES__________________ 31
Senior citizens appointed;
women delegates
ILLINOIS ISSUES is published by Sangamon State University. The publisher is vice president of university relations for the university. The magazine's board is appointed by the presidents of Sangamon State University and the University of Illinois. In addition to subscription income the magazine is supported by a grant from the Ford Foundation, support from the University of Illinois and Sangamon State University, and donations. The contents of the magazine do not necessarily reflect the views of either university, the Ford Foundation or other donors.
Acting publisher: J. Michael Lennon
Editor emeritus: William L. Day
Managing editor: Caroline Gherardini
Contributing editors: Tom Littlewood
Charles B. Cleveland
Bill Miller
Stephanie Cole
Robert Kieckhefer
Staff: Margaret S. Knoepfle
Gary Adkins
Student staff: Sharon Maher
Martha Collins
Circulation director: John E. Cockrell
Business staff: Elizabeth A. Curl
Jan Griswold

The Board
Samuel K. Clove, University of Illinois. Urbana, Chairman
Philip Kendall, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Vice Chairman
William W. Allen, Illinois Agricultural Association, Bloomington
Richard E. Carver, Mayor, Peoria
Robert C. Gibson, Illinois State Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Chicago
Duane R, Kullberg, Certified Public Accountant, Chicago
Mrs. Randali Nelson, Carbondale
Odas Nicholson, Lawyer, Chicago
James D. Nowlan, Assistant to the Governor for Education, Toulon
James T. Otis, Lawyer, Chicago
Theodore Peterson, University of Illinois, Urbana
Honorable Samue H. Shapiro, Lawyer, Kankakee
Chris Vlahoplus, Sangamon State University, Springfield
James M. Wall, The Christian Centurv. Chicago
Samuel W. Witwer, Lawyer, Chicago

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