As we reported some time ago, the petitions of former Antioch Township assessor candidate Eugene Kryczka were alleged to contain false signatures (including at least two dead people) by his opponent, incumbent assessor Heather Kufalk-Marotta. After being accused of falsifying his petitions, Kryczka dropped out of the race. But, taking yourself out of contention generally doesn't impede criminal investigations of election fraud, so the Lake County State's Attorney's office eventually caught up to Kryczka.
Kryczka surrendered to officials last Friday after a warrant charging him with perjury was issued Thursday. The Pioneer Press reported that Kryczka admitted to submitting 50 fraudulent signatures on 28 petitions.
What is it with Lake County Democrats that they simply can't fill out a petition without trying to pull the wool over voters' eyes???