Objection To Welch Candidacy Overruled; Karen Yarbrough To Defend Recorder’s Seat Unchallenged

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 || By Michael Romain  An objection to the petition papers of state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th), pictured, was overruled by an electoral board hearing officer on Jan. 8. The objection was filed in December by Forest Park resident Brian Kuhr, who claimed that Welch had filed more than 1,500 signatures, the maximum number permitted by the Illinois Election Code. Kuhr … Continue reading Objection To Welch Candidacy Overruled; Karen Yarbrough To Defend Recorder’s Seat Unchallenged

2014 Election Ballots Nearly Finalized, Some Challenges Still Pending, Antoinette Gray Perhaps Rep. Welch’s Only Obstacle to Running Unchallenged

By Michael Romain The ballots for local, county and statewide seats to be contested during the upcoming March 18, 2014, Gubernatorial Primary Elections came a step closer to being finalized after court hearings for candidate objections were held today. Dan Roche, a Democratic candidate from River Forest challenging incumbent Rep. Danny K. Davis’s 7th Congressional seat in the United States House of Representatives, had his … Continue reading 2014 Election Ballots Nearly Finalized, Some Challenges Still Pending, Antoinette Gray Perhaps Rep. Welch’s Only Obstacle to Running Unchallenged