La Shawn K. Ford

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La Shawn K. Ford (born 1971/1972) is an American politician and real-estate developer. He is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 8th District since 2007.[1] He was born in Chicago.

On November 29, 2012, Ford was indicted on charges of bank fraud.[2] On August 4, 2014, all 17 felony counts of bank fraud and false information against Ford were dropped by federal prosecutors.[3]

In October 2018, Ford announced his candidacy for Mayor of Chicago for the election in 2019.[4]

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  1. "La Shawn K. Ford State Representative website". Retrieved 6/30/2016.
  2. Staff. "Rep. LaShawn Ford indicted on bank fraud charges". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  3. Janssen, Kim. "State Rep. La Shawn Ford pleads guilty to misdemeanor". Chicago Sun Times. Archived from the original on 6 August 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
  4. La Shawn Ford Running for Chicago Mayor

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