Late yesterday afternoon H. Yvonne Coleman folded her bid for the countywide Neville vacancy, according to the Illinois State Board of Elections. Coleman had been one of five candidates in that race; all of them but William B. Raines face petition challenges.
The ISBE also reports that Michael O'Malley, who had filed for the "A" vacancy in the 10th Subcircuit, withdrew his candidacy yesterday as well. O'Malley also faced a petition challenge in that race, which is now a head-to-head race between Judge Anthony C. Kyriakopoulos and Katherine A. O'Dell. (Linda J. Pauel withdrew from this race on December 9.)
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