Top Illinois Republicans Furious After Township Boss Insults AG Candidate
(Springfield, IL) — Republican leaders in Illinois are furious with a local township official who used a racial slur and questioned the sexuality of the party’s preferred candidate for attorney general. Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider yesterday said Winfield Township Republican Chairman Burt Minor must resign after using a racial slur to describe Erika Harold, who is running for Illinois attorney general. Top Republican lawmakers say Minor also questioned Harold’s sexuality. They say his comments are unacceptable and racist.
Benjamin Yount/ikg IL)
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