Maywood Mayor Decries Petition Challenge As Opponents Say She’s Making Things Too Personal

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins. | File Friday, February 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews After surviving an objection to her nominating papers — which entailed an undisclosed amount of legal fees and several days spent knocking on doors and pounding the pavement — Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins is blasting a recent challenge that was brought against her candidacy. She says it reflects a wider objection process that … Continue reading Maywood Mayor Decries Petition Challenge As Opponents Say She’s Making Things Too Personal

BREAKING: Facing Objections, Brandon and Scaggs Still on Ballot — For Now

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 8:55 PM Isiah Brandon and Marcius Scaggs (pictured left), two candidates seeking to win one of three vacant trustee seats during the April 7th elections, were in front of Maywood’s local electoral board today to hear challenges to their respective candidacies. Brandon and Scaggs, both of whom are running on a three-person slate that also includes Chase Moore, were challenged by Atrayule Perkins, … Continue reading BREAKING: Facing Objections, Brandon and Scaggs Still on Ballot — For Now

BREAKING: Objections to Yarbrough, Rivers and Ester Candidacies Dismissed–Slate Will Appear on Ballot

The three-member Maywood Electoral Board during a hearing last Wednesday, December 10. Photo by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. Thursday, December 18, 2014 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 12/19/14 || 10:49 PM The objections filed by Darius Johnson against former mayor Henderson Yarbrough, District 209 board member Readith Ester and sitting trustee Ron Rivers — all of whom are running on the same slate … Continue reading BREAKING: Objections to Yarbrough, Rivers and Ester Candidacies Dismissed–Slate Will Appear on Ballot