Appellate Court rules referendum can stay on Naperville ballot
Naperville residents voting in the April 9 election will decide whether to continue electing city councilmen at large, under a Wednesday Illinois Appellate Court ruling.
The court on Wednesday upheld the rulings of a DuPage County judge and Naperville's electoral board that the referendum regarding at-large versus district representation can remain on the ballot.
"We're happy, and it's just a huge relief," said Rebecca Boyd-Obarski, co-chair of Yes at Large, the group behind the referendum. "It means we can focus on what we want in governance in Naperville."
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