Thomas Boken http://northernpublicradio.org en Boken will stay on ballot for Illinois House http://northernpublicradio.org/post/boken-will-stay-ballot-illinois-house <p>Thomas Boken Jr. of DeKalb will be on the general election ballot as a Democratic candidate for the 90th House District seat being vacated by state Rep. Jerry Mitchell, R-Sterling, who is retiring after serving for 18 years.</p><p>The State Officers Electoral Board on Monday rejected an objection to Boken&rsquo;s candidacy filed by Lee County Republican Party Chairman Greg Witzleb had objected to 178 signatures on Boken&rsquo;s petitions.</p><p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 16:20:22 +0000 WNIJ 14704 at http://northernpublicradio.org