Unexpected Death of Illinois Comptroller, who had Just Been Re-Elected but Not Yet Sworn in For New Term

By Richard Winger On November 4, Republican Judy Baar Topinka was re-elected to another four-year term as Comptroller of Illinois. But she died on December 10, before inauguration day for the newly-elected statewide executive officers. The Illinois Constitution says when one of those officers dies, the Governor may replace the officer; there is no provision for a special(More)… …read more

Source:: http://www.ballot-access.org/2014/12/unexpected-death-of-illinois-comptroller-who-had-just-been-re-elected/