Posted by Barton Lorimor
* 3:50 p.m. - Monique has the jump…
Derrick Smith gets the seat vacated by new Sen. Annazette Collins, who was appointed to replace Rickey Hendon earlier this month. Hendon abruptly resigned.
Smith is director of accounting revenue under Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, who led the panel of ward committeeman who made the selection.
More to come when I can get it.
4:35 p.m. - Smith was one of four candidates for the 1st District seat on the Cook County Board. Here’s a questionnaire he did for one of the Sun Times papers.