Rahm Emanuel will stay on the ballot. That's the word from the Illinois Supreme Court. In a stinging rebuke, the Court overturned an appellate court ruling that found Emanuel failed to meet a one-year residency requirement to run for Chicago mayor.
The Chicago board of elections says it's printing ballots for the February election without the name of one mayoral candidate.Board Chairman Langdon Neal says the order has already been placed to print about 2 million ballots. Neal says that should've been done last week.
Another Chicago mayoral candidate is pulling out of the race. The Rev. Wilfredo De Jesus said Friday he’d throw his weight behind lobbyist Gery Chico. De Jesus leads a mostly Puerto Rican church called New Life Covenant, one of the city’s biggest congregations.
Key decisions are expected Friday in the fight over whether Rahm Emanuel is eligible to run for Chicago mayor. A city election official will hold a late morning hearing to decide who will be called as witnesses.Emanuel himself is expected to testify next week.
Rahm Emanuel's wife may have to testify at a hearing to determine whether the former chief of staff to Presiden Obama is eligible to run for Chicago mayor.Emanuel faces more than two dozen objections to his candidacy, in part because he moved to Washington a couple years ago to work at the White Hou