Illinois State Representative
An attorney for indicted State Rep. Derrick Smith said he won’t step down, despite calls for his resignation from many top Illinois Democrats.
The president of the Proviso High School District board in the western suburbs is running for Illinois state representative, and a report says he has had 19 close friends and relatives hired for school jobs.
A longtime suburban lawmaker is being forced to run for re-election as a write-in candidate.
State Rep. Greg Harris (D-Ill.), the architect of the successful effort to legalize civil unions in Illinois, has been named Person of the Year by Gay Chicago Magazine.