WBEZ | Harold Krent http://www.wbez.org/tags/harold-krent Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Rahm Emanuel's residency ruled a problem by Appellate Court http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/rahm-emanuels-residency-ruled-problem-appellate-court <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//Emanuel booted from ballot Hudzik.JPG" alt="" /><p><p>Monday, an Illinois Appellate Court threw a wrench in the mayoral candidacy of Rahm Emanuel. By a decision of 2-1, the court said Emanuel does not meet the residency standards required to run for mayor.<br /><br />Meanwhile the <a href="http://www.chicagoelections.com/" target="_blank">Chicago Board of Elections</a> says it has gone ahead and placed an order to print about two million ballots, all without Emanuel&rsquo;s name. Emanuel has filed an appeal to have the <a href="http://www.state.il.us/court/" target="_blank">Illinois Supreme Court</a> stay the ruling and restore his candidacy.<br /><br />Whether they will take the case is not clear. Also merky is where all of this leaves Chicago voters. So to find out more, &quot;Eight Forty-Eight&quot; turned to <a href="http://www.kentlaw.edu/faculty/hkrent/" target="_blank">Dean Harold Krent</a> of the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law. Krent said he&rsquo;s surprised by the court's decision.</p></p> Tue, 25 Jan 2011 15:17:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/rahm-emanuels-residency-ruled-problem-appellate-court