Rahm Emanuel Back on the Ballot in Chicago Mayoral Race

The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered Rahm Emanuel’s name back on the Chicago mayoral ballot pending a possible hearing of an appeals court ruling, the Chicago Sun-Times reports, quoting Emanuel’s attorneys.

The appeals court had ordered him booted from the Feb. 22 ballot, saying in a 2-1 decision that he did not meet a one-year residence requirement.

The newspaper says the state supreme court issued the stay of the appeals court decision but has not decided whether to hear Emanuel’s appeal outright.

The appeals court decision on Monday prompted the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners to begin printing the ballots without Emanuel’s name.

(USA Today)

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