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  Martin, Andy
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1996-01-01  
 
NameAndy Martin
AddressAndy for Illinois, Suite 1210 10 E. Ontario Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611, United States
EmailAndyforIllinois@aol.com
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 Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/andymartin
Born January 01, 1945
Died Still Living (69 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedJuan Croniqueur
May 18, 2013 11:57pm
Tags Caucasian - Reactionary - Very Conservative - Anti-Affirmative Action - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Choice - Pro-Missile Defense - Protectionist - Anti-Semite - Christian - Episcopalian - Protestant -
InfoAlso known as Anthony R. Martin-Trigona.

Andy Martin has been a leading corruption fighter in Illinois spanning five decades (1960's-2000's).

Andy exposed corruption in the local courts while still a student at the University of Illinois College of Law. In 1968 Andy engaged in a legendary confrontation with Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, demanding that Democrats dump Secretary of State Paul Powell because Powell was a crook. Shortly thereafter, Powell died leaving millions of dollars stuffed in shoe boxes.

In 1969 Andy Martin joined efforts to investigate and expose two corrupt judges on the Illinois Supreme Court. The judges were forced to resign after taking bank stock bribes. The Court retaliated against Andy by investigating him!

Throughout the 1970's Martin waged war against judicial corruption in Illinois' federal and state courts. His efforts set the foundations for Operation Greylord, which led to the conviction of over 80 court personnel. The United States Court of Appeals in Chicago once said "The stories about Martin's clashes with the appellate and district court judges in this circuit are legion…he might not win a popularity contest in this circuit." Any surprise there?

Andy also waged war against political corruption over the same decades. At a time when a new generation of Daley Family pirates is now pillaging Chicago, Illinois needs strong new leadership to fight corruption. Andy Martin will wage war against crooked politicians and continue his fight for integrity in Springfield. Andy still doesn't want to win a "popularity contest." He wants to win the war against corruption.

Andy is exploring a race for the 2006 Republican nomination for Governor. Send him your thoughts. Offer him your support. Once again, Illinois calls Andy Martin to be a field general in the endless war against political corruption in our state.


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Dec 17, 2009 02:00pm Press Release Andy Martin’s lawsuit against Wikimedia Foundation  Article RBH 
Jan 28, 2009 01:00pm Press Release Internet Powerhouse/Law professor Andy Martin files federal civil rights lawsuit to block impeachment of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich  Article ArmyDem 
Oct 12, 2008 09:00pm Profile The Man Behind the Whispers About Obama   Article RP 
Oct 05, 2008 07:00pm Interview Hannity's Witness: "Exterminate Jew Power"  Article RP 

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  01/03/2012 US President - R Primary Lost 0.00% (-52.03%)
  02/02/2010 IL US Senate - R Primary Lost 5.05% (-51.58%)
  02/05/2008 IL US Senate - R Primary Lost 33.85% (-21.76%)
  03/21/2006 IL Governor - R Primary Lost 0.83% (-37.32%)
  11/07/2000 FL US Senate Lost 0.27% (-50.77%)
  07/01/2000 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-62.00%)
  09/01/1998 FL US Senate - R Primary Lost 33.55% (-32.90%)
  11/05/1996 FL State Senate 35 Lost 27.42% (-45.15%)
  09/08/1994 FL State Senate 35 - R Primary Lost 36.18% (-27.64%)
  09/01/1992 FL District 5 - R Primary Lost 12.66% (-39.66%)
  09/04/1990 FL Governor - R Primary Lost 4.28% (-64.67%)
  11/08/1988 FL Secretary of State - Special Lost 0.01% (-63.21%)
  07/01/1988 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.00% (-42.46%)
  03/18/1980 IL US Senate - D Primary Lost 3.95% (-62.93%)
  03/21/1978 IL US Senate - D Primary Lost 30.51% (-38.99%)
  04/19/1977 Chicago Mayor- D Primary Lost 0.93% (-50.18%)
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