Mayfield becomes newest state representative

July 6, 2010 3:02:24 PM PDT
Residents of Waukegan, North Chicago and Park City have a new state representative. Rita Mayfield took the oath of office Tuesday afternoon in Waukegan to represent the 60th District.

Mayfield is a north suburban school board member. She was appointed to complete the term of State Rep. Eddie Washington who died of a heart attack June 5.

Mayfield will be up for election in November.