No. 51652.

76 Ill.2d 385 (1979)

392 N.E.2d 1349

CLINTON THURSTON, Adm'r, Appellee, v. THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS et al., Appellants.

Supreme Court of Illinois.

Rehearing denied September 28, 1979.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William J. Scott, Attorney General, of Springfield (Kenneth G. Anspach, Assistant Attorney General, and Samuel W. Witwer, Special Assistant Attorney General, of Chicago, of counsel), for appellant State Board of Elections.

Saul J. Morse, of Springfield, for appellant Stephen L. Spomer.

Brown, Hay & Stephens, of Springfield (Edward J. Cunningham and Mark H. Ferguson, of counsel), for appellants Max G. Bevill et al.

Londrigan & Potter, P.C., of Springfield, for appellee.

Judgment reversed; injunction dissolved.

MR. JUSTICE RYAN delivered the opinion of the court:

The circuit court of Sangamon County enjoined the State Board of Elections from certifying Stephen Spomer as the winner in an election for resident circuit judge of Alexander County. Spomer was nominated by the Alexander County Republican Central Committee after the Republican Party failed to nominate a candidate at the primary election. After the general election...

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