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LoWV Forum
11:04 am
Sun March 31, 2013

Candidates Discuss Disputed Election

Credit Rich Egger

The candidates for alderman in Macomb’s fifth ward agree changes should be made to the city’s election process. But they have differing views of what should be done.

Incumbents Tim Lobdell and Clay Hinderliter were asked during the League of Women Voters candidates forum about the disputed outcome of the second ward contest.

Lobdell said the city needs to clarify its code.

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7:45 pm
Sat March 23, 2013

Legal Assistance for Macomb Candidate

Steve Wailand
Credit Rich Egger

Legal action is now possible over the result of the second ward alderman election in Macomb.

Candidate Steve Wailand said the Liberty Justice Center read about the disputed outcome and agreed to represent him pro bono.  Wailand has said he does not have enough money to hire an attorney because he is a college student. He’s a junior at Western Illinois University, where he’s studying chemistry with an emphasis on pharmacy.

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