Decision Removing Rahm Emanuel From Chicago Mayoral Race
on January 24, 2011
| Last updated on March 21, 2019
A three-judge panel of the Illinois Appellate Court has ruled that Rahm Emanuel's name cannot appear on the Chicago mayoral ballot because he did not meet the residency requirements for a mayoral candidate. The decision overturns previous rulings in Emanuel's favor by the Chicago Board of Elections and a Cook County judge. Many political observers considered Emanuel, the former White House Chief of Staff, the front-runner in the Chicago mayor's race. Decision Removing Rahm Emanuel From Chicago Mayoral Race
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