Countdown to Rahmageddon: "I Have A Note"
By Chuck Sudo in News on Nov 19, 2010 2:00PM
For those of you who were hoping that eligibility issues would be derail the damning sense of inevitability that is the Rahm Emanuel mayoral campaign, you're hoping in vain.
The Emanuel campaign released a November 2009 letter from Chicago Board of Election Commissioners Executive Director Lance Gough which states:
"A significant number of registered voters from the city of Chicago are serving both in the White House and several Cabinet agencies. All Illinois voters now have the right to cast absentee ballots, whether or not they may be in their home counties on Election Day."
Emanuel filed his absentee ballot in January, which was also released to the media yesterday. On top of all that, Rich Miller at Capitol Fax takes a dig at Tribune columnist John Kass and those of us who took Kass' word as bond (including himself). Miller's debunking of Kass' column is one surgeons should study. It also doesn't bode well for election law attorney Burt Odelson, who is expected to file a challenge to Emanuel's residency next week.