Expelled Illinois Lawmaker Re-ElectedState Rep.-elect Derrick Smith says he intends to work "hand in hand" with the lawmakers who voted him out of the House in August.
Illinois House Expels Rep. Derrick SmithHowever he still remains on the November ballot and still could be re-elected.
Democratic Illinois Lawmaker Charged with Accepting BribeState Rep. Derrick Smith allegedly accepted a $7,000 bribe to write a letter of support on behalf of a daycare center seeking state assistance.
Quinn Joins Call for Rep. Smith to ResignIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn has joined fellow Democrat Jesse White in calling for a state lawmaker charged with bribery to step down.