As election season draws near, Chief Judge Timothy Evans has turned to Professor Fraud to fill one of two vacancies at the Chicago Board of Elections. Professor William Kresse, an attorney, certified fraud examiner and professor at Governors State University, will be sworn in this morning to replace the late Republican Commissioner Richard A. Cowen, who passed away in April. While Kresse says the new job falls at the nexus of his professional interests – fraud, elections, and law – he says the appointment is bittersweet.

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