News

Rep. Farnham’s Replacement to be Sworn In Sunday

Rep. Farnham’s Replacement to be Sworn In Sunday

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

Democratic Party officials say a replacement for state Rep. Keith Farnham will be chosen this weekend.

Farnham is a Democrat from Elgin who began his legislative career in 2009. He resigned earlier this month citing health reasons. He quit after federal agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in a search for child pornography, seized computers from his home and offices.

Farnham represented the 43rd House District, which includes Elgin as well as portions of Barrington Hills, Carpentersville, East Dundee and South Elgin.

Local Democrats will select Farnham’s replacement on Saturday. Officials say the new state representative will take the oath of office on Sunday at an Elgin Restaurant.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Springfield School District Still Focusing on Security

school board headquarters

Gill: School district taking on safety head-on

in Election 2014, Local

Grimm Polling Between 6 and 7 Percent in Governor’s Race Poll

chad_grimm

The Libertarian candidate for governor is getting 6 or 7 percent in public opinion polls, which is greater than the lead that Gov. Pat Quinn enjoys in recent polls.

in Local

Chicago Civil War Site Recognized

local_news_generic

The former site of a Civil War training and prisoner of war camp on the South Side of Chicago has received formal recognition.

in Local

Concealed/Carry Not a Problem for Most Cops

siren

Cops always expect the unexpected

in Election 2014, Local

Central Illinois Teens Working as Election Judges

votesigns

Dozens of high school students in central Illinois will serve as election judges at the polls this Election Day.