Registered voters in the city of Rockford’s 1st Ward have received postcards asking them to vote for REALTOR® Frank Gambino for alderman in the consolidated primary on Feb. 28.
The mailings were sent as part of an independent expenditure campaign. Independent expenditure activities take place in support of a candidate for public office without any coordination with the candidate or the candidate’s campaign.
Gambino is the broker/owner of Gambino Realtors in Rockford and the owner of Gambino Homes, LLC. He is a former Winnebago County board member, and was a former majority leader on that board. He is a Republican.
Illinois REALTORS® provides you with statewide monthly market analysis and breakdowns for Chicago and the Chicago PMSA, including a quick-hitting video with three REALTORS® who provide explanations of the January numbers and what they might mean for February and beyond.
The individuals are: Tim Ryan of Real People Realty in Mokena, Vicky Sampah of the Abri Group, LLC in Plainfield, and Carrie Bey-Little of Baird & Warner Real Estate in Glen Ellyn.
On the strength of a fourth-place ranking in affordability, Springfield received a 20th overall ranking in a comparison of state capitals conducted by the personal finance website, WalletHub.
The study analyzed information in 42 key areas, including: cost of living, number of attractions and K-12 school system quality. The net result was the ranking, the “2017 Best State Capitals to Live In.”