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