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Al Sanchez

Al Sanchez

Ex-Con Al Sanchez Can’t Run For County Board, Elections Panel Rules

The former Streets and Sanitation commissioner had hoped to make his return to politics by taking advantage of a quirk in Illinois law that allows convicted felons to run for county and statewide office.

01/16/2014

Al Sanchez

Opponents Seek To Toss Ex-Con Sanchez Tossed From County Board Race

A hearing examiner heard two hours of arguments Wednesday from attorneys who argued whether former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez should be allowed to run for Cook County Board commissioner.

01/09/2014

Miguel Del Valle

Del Valle: Emanuel Benefited From Patronage System

Miguel Del Valle says the prison sentence given for former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez brings to mind rival Rahm Emanuel’s connections to Chicago’s old patronage system.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Al Sanchez

Convicted Ex-Comm. Slams Lake Shore Drive Response

Convicted former Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez ripped the city’s response on Lake Shore Drive during the blizzard this week.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011

Al Sanchez

2 1/2 Years For Former Streets And San Commissioner

Former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez returns to federal court Thursday to be sentenced on his mail fraud conviction.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011