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Judge rejects objection to Williamson County State's Attorney's candidacy

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Democrat Marcy Cascio-Hale is running for the position left vacant when Brandon Zanotti resigned

A Williamson County judge has tossed out an objection to Democrat Marcy Cascio-Hale's candidacy.

County Republicans objected to Cascio-Hale's placement on the ballot, questioning both her nominating papers, and the way Democrats selected her. Initially, the county's Election Board agreed on one count, but denied the other. Cascio-Hale appealed, and the case was heard in circuit court this week.

Cascio-Hale was appointed to the State's Attorney post after Brandon Zanotti resigned earlier this year. A special election was triggered by his resignation, and she'll face Republican Ted Hampson in November.

Former WSIU Associate Director of News and Public Affairs Jennifer Fuller joined Capitol News Illinois in July 2023 as the organization’s broadcast director.

Contact Jennifer Fuller at jfuller@capitolnewsillinois.com
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