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Fired African-American Chicago elections worker says lost job after refusing order to print blank ballots for boss' 'friends'

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 1, 2015, 4:17pm

An African-American 24-year veteran employee of the agency that oversees and administers elections in the city of Chicago has sued her former employer, claiming she was fired after refusing a superior’s alleged order to print blank ballots for his friends, and she was then replaced by a white male. On Nov. 30, Sheri Bowen filed a complaint in Cook County Circuit Court against the Board of Election Commissioners of the City of Chicago.