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Cunningham again off 11th Congressional District ballot — for now

Jack Cunningham said he was disappointed with the appellate court’s decision but would continue to run his campaign while waiting for word from the elections board. (HANDOUT / March 8, 2012)

Jack Cunningham said he was disappointed with the appellate court’s decision but would continue to run his campaign while waiting for word from the elections board. (HANDOUT / March 8, 2012)

Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham once again is off the ballot in a west suburban congressional race — at least for now.

With the March 20 primary less than two weeks away, an Illinois appellate court ruling Wednesday knocked Cunningham out of the 11th Congressional District Republican contest. But the judges also sent the matter back to the Illinois State Board of Elections for further consideration.

The matter has been ongoing for more than a month after supporters of U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert, Cunningham’s potential GOP primary opponent, challenged his signature petitions.

Read more at the Chicago Tribune.

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