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Yesterday the House of Representatives Friday repealed that provision of the state’s election code with a 65-49 vote.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.
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