MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Lance Tyson for State Representative of the 10th Legislative District

CHICAGO, Ill.– As things heat up in the 10th Legislative District race, Lance Tyson is gaining considerable momentum against his opponent, indicted former state Rep. Derrick Smith.

Smith was expelled from the House in August, by a historic 100-6 vote, after being arrested for allegedly accepting a $7,000 bribe. West and Northwest Side Democratic Ward committeemen chose Tyson to take on Derrick Smith, as a third party candidate.

Last week, several Democratic leaders announced their support of Lance Tyson in a press conference, referring to Tyson as the real Democrat and the Democrat Party’s choice for State Representative in the 10th Legislative District.  Video vignettes of the press conference are available on the campaign website. Please email to set an appointment.

WHAT:  Lance Tyson,  media availability: Available for interviews

WHEN:  By Appointment

WHERE:  Available for onsite or phone interviews

WHO:  Lance Tyson, Candidate for State Rep. of the 10th Legislative District

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About Lance Tyson: Lance Tyson is a Candidate for State Representative of the 10th Legislative District, seeking to replace indicted former Representative Derrick Smith. For more information please visit

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