State to DuPage County: You are NOT Special

DuPage County is the only county in Illinois where candidates need to get three times as many petition signatures as required by state law.  Last month the Illinois Senate took a look at DuPage County’s  exceptional requirements for filing a petition to run for office, and unanimously voted to strike down the provision.

Yesterday the House of Representatives Friday repealed that provision of the state’s election code with a 65-49 vote.  Gov. Blago now needs to sign it.

Read it all here.