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Spanish Daily Journal
     October 23, 2019      #54-296 sdj
Who will fill state Senate seat? 

By David Giuliani

KANKAKEE — Three area politicians have declined the opportunity to apply for the soon-to-be-vacant state Senate seat.

At the same time, no one has publicly stepped forward to vie for the seat held by Toi Hutchinson, D-Olympia Fields, who is resigning to take a top job in Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration.

Under state law, Democratic Party leaders in the 40th Senate District have the right to choose Hutchinson’s replacement, who must be a Democrat.

In an interview Tuesday, ...

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