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Run, Rahm, Run?

December 15 2010 at 9:37 AM


Can he get on the ballot? Money, grease, and that Chicago brass-knuckles, gangster culture says yes, but we will have to wait and see. Maybe he can be a write-in...

'The Emanuel campaign has been gathering testimonials from civic leaders who say Emanuel should be allowed to run, as the team tries to frame the matter as a ballot-access issue. But navigating the many rules of getting on a ballot is a routine hurdle for all candidates in Illinois, where knocking people off the ballot early on is acceptable political behavior.

When Obama made his first run for office (a state senate seat), his allies challenged the petition signatures of his strongest rival and got her removed from the ballot. Emanuel, when he ran for re-election to his House seat in 2004, challenged the nominating petitions of a rival.

No matter how the election commissioners rule, the loser will take it to a Cook County Circuit Court Judge, with further appeals leading likely to the Illinois Supreme Court'

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  1. See Politcal Correctness Thread Below. eom. - Anonymous on Dec 15, 2010, 9:56 AM
    1. Re: See Politcal Correctness Thread Below. eom. - Anonymous on Dec 15, 2010, 12:42 PM
      1. Exactly eom. - Anonymous on Dec 15, 2010, 1:18 PM
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