CHICAGO
01/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Potential Conflict Of Interest In DuPage County Elections

The executive director of the DuPage Election Commission holds the patent on an election product being used in DuPage and numerous other election jurisdictions.

But Robert Saar, who receives royalty payments from sales of AskED, said he has been advised by the commission's attorney that his dealings pose no conflict of interest. He estimates his royalties are $10,000 a year.

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