The objections to Kelly Maloney Kachmarik's nominating petitions were withdrawn yesterday, meaning Kachmarik's name has been cleared to appear on the March primary ballot in the race for the countywide Veal vacancy. The other two candidates for that vacancy are Judge Andrea Michele Buford and James Patrick Crawley.
Meanwhile, in the far south suburban 15th Subcircuit, the winner of the Democratic primary for the Doody vacancy no longer needs to be concerned about Republican opposition in November 2014: The only declared Republican candidate for that vacancy, Karla Marie Fiaoni, formally withdrew her candidacy late yesterday, according to the Illinois State Board of Elections. Three candidates remain in the Democratic primary in this race, Judge Diana Embil, John S. Fotopoulos, and Patrick Kevin Coughlin.
Recovering lawyer posits plausible reason for nasty anonymous comments - For the cartoon-challenged, the above is yesterday's installment of Pearls Before Swine, drawn by recovering lawyer Stephan Pastis, a cartoon which runs ...
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