New Details Emerge In Antoinette Gray Ballot Removal; Electoral Challenging Is An “Egregious Process,” Says Gray

By Michael Romain Wednesday, MAYWOOD — The Cook County Clerk’s office has released official confirmation of Antoinette “Toni” Gray’s removal from the ballot. Ms. Gray, a Maywood businesswoman, had sought to challenge sitting State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch for the 7th District General Assembly seat in the Democratic Primary race. The decision was made at a case hearing yesterday, but had not yet been confirmed … Continue reading New Details Emerge In Antoinette Gray Ballot Removal; Electoral Challenging Is An “Egregious Process,” Says Gray

BREAKING: Antoinette Gray, Candidate For 7th District State Rep. Seat, Removed From Ballot; Incumbent Welch Likely To Run Unopposed

Tuesday, MAYWOOD — Antoinette “Toni” Gray, the Maywood businesswoman seeking to challenge sitting State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch for the 7th District General Assembly seat in the Democratic Primary race, has reportedly been removed from the ballot according to sources close to both campaigns. According to the Cook County Clerk’s website, the decision was made today at an 11am hearing. As of press time, however, the … Continue reading BREAKING: Antoinette Gray, Candidate For 7th District State Rep. Seat, Removed From Ballot; Incumbent Welch Likely To Run Unopposed

With Filing Deadline Past, Both of Maywood’s State Representatives Face Challenges

By Michael Romain After the deadline to file petitions to run for state office ended yesterday, both State Representatives Emanuel “Chris” Welch, a Democrat who represents the 7th District (which covers nearly all of Maywood), and Kathleen Willis, a Democrat who represents the 77th District (which covers a small portion of Maywood north of Lake Street), found themselves facing either primary and/or general election challengers. … Continue reading With Filing Deadline Past, Both of Maywood’s State Representatives Face Challenges