Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Ballots will be printed with Emanuel's name after all?

This does not mean that the Supreme Court will accept Mr. Emanuel's appeal (though it certainly could be taken as an indication that the court may be leaning in that direction, but the Capitol Fax Blog is reporting at this hour that the Supreme Court has stayed the Appellate Court's decision and has instructed the Chicago Board of Elections that if it is going to print ballots while the Supreme Court decides whether to take the case, it must include Mr. Emanuel's name on those ballots.

Here is the emergency motion filed in the Supreme Court.

Linked here is the response to the emergency motion.

Here is the Petition for Leave to Appeal filed on Mr. Emanuel's behalf.

Updating: Here is a link to today's Supreme Court order allowing Emanuel's name to be printed on the ballot.

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