(Chicago, IL) — July 2, 2010. State Senator Terry Link (D-Vernon Hills) has hinted that he may push a surprise candidate for the Illinois State House seat of the late State Rep. Eddie Washington (D-Waukegan) who died recently.
Accord to Daily Herald reporter Russell Lissau, Link, who is the Lake County Democratic Chairman, could engineer choice today:
The only applicant Link has publicly identified is Angelo Kyle, a Lake County Board member from Waukegan who twice challenged Washington in Democratic primaries for the House seat.
But that doesn’t mean Kyle is a shoo-in for the post.
“Everyone thought they knew what I was going to do in the 59th District, and they were wrong,” Link said, referring to last year’s appointment of Carol Sente to replace Kathy Ryg in the 59th House District.