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Rita Mayfield

Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 60th District

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    ilga.gov

    The Candidate:  Rita Mayfield

    The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 60th District

    The Competition: Jackie Burleson

    The Buzz: Mayfield was chosen as a replacement to former State Rep. Eddie Washington who died of a heart attack in 2010. She was a founding member of Citizens Organized for School Board Leadership before she was elected to the Waukegan Board of Education where she served a two-year term as vice president.

    Her platform includes addressing issues of victim's rights in the justice system, ensuring a fiscally responsible state and small business development.