APPEAL FILED AGAINST ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS
Press Release from LibertyChalice
(Jan. 14, 2011) — Patriot’s Heart Network announces that the eligibility challenge in the state of Illinois is progressing. Meroni V ISBE
Steve Boulton, renowned election attorney from McCarthy Duffy LLD, has filed his appearance in the case before the 4th District Appellate Court. In addition, he has filed a motion to extend the due date of the filing for the appellant brief to February 3rd. Mr. Boulton plans to request oral arguments.
Counselor Boulton finds the issues in this case to present “intriguing Constitutional questions” and will take up the appeals for Meroni V ISBE. Mr. Boulton has a distinguished background as an election attorney that includes victories in election issues before the Illinois Supreme Court.
In addition to his law career with McCarthy Duffy, Mr. Boulton is also the General Counsel for the Chicago GOP. This case is not connected with his role within the Republican Party.
Editor’s Note: LibertyChalice is a website of Patriots Heart Network. Ms. Meroni previously discussed her case in Illinois with The Post & Email here. She also petitioned the Illinois Grand Jury to investigate election fraud from the 2008 presidential election.