By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A south suburban mayor will be sworn in again.

Last month, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa can stay in office, despite a 1999 mail fraud conviction.

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Agpawa won office in 2017, but fought more than half his first term to be sworn in.

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Then-governor Bruce Rauner restored Agpawa’s right to hold office.

But earlier this year, a state appeals court ruled Rauner didn’t have the power to do that.

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Three weeks ago, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed that ruling.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff