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Spanish Daily Journal
     April 3, 2019      #19-93 sdj 0
 
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Carter McCleary, 14, of Bourbonnais, removes ballot boxes from a vehicle Tuesday night at the Kankakee County Administrative Building.
Democrats suffer major defeat in Bradley

BRADLEY — Although the earth did not shake, there was a seismic event Tuesday in Bradley.

Long the home of Democratic Party political control, all four Bradley Democratic candidates — including two incumbents — were swept from office by the Progressive Citizens Party.

The Progressive Citizens Party will control the Bradley Village Board by a 5-1 margin come May 13, a fact unthinkable only a few years ago.

Mayor Bruce Adams will face a village board with Trustee Bob Redmond as the lone Democrat. Democrat Trustee Jerry Balthazor did not seek re-election.

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Mike Watson