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
. 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 the General Counsel for the Chicago GOP. This case is not connected with his role within the Republican Party.