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Chicago GOP wrongly reelected local party chairman, says local doctor, would-be congressional candidate

Scott Holland and Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 27, 2016, 5:53pm

Local Republican infighting returned to Cook County Circuit Court this week, as a would-be congressional candidate has asked a judge to intervene in how the local GOP slates candidates and picks its chairman.

Chicago Republican ward commiteeman ousted for recently voting in Dem primary sues county, Chicago GOP

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 18, 2016, 11:39pm

A Chicago man, who was among a group of people removed by the Cook County Republican Party from the posts of committeeman purportedly for previously having pulled ballots in Democratic Party primary elections, has sued the party, demanding a judge reinstate him to the position to which he asserts he was lawfully elected in the recent GOP primary election.

Updated: Two of 14 judicial candidates endorsed by Cook County Dems lose in primary

Bethany Krajelis Mar. 19, 2014, 2:26pm

Lyle SwansonUnlike most of the winners in Tuesday’s primary election, almost all of the victors of Cook County’s judicial races can call it quits on campaigning.As several of the nearly two dozen judicial races were uncontested in the primary and only one has opposition from the other political party, Tuesday’s election served as main show for candidates as it picked the presumptive winners of the