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Miller wins the 15th Congressional District Republican primary, just days after she made a racially-charged gaffe saying the reversal of Roe v. Wade was a “victory for white life.”
“I just got off the phone with Sean and congratulated him on winning this race,” Newman told supporters. “He has my full support.“
Darren Bailey pledges to bring ‘common sense solutions to the table’ — but not copies of his income tax returns
The tradition of Illinois gubernatorial nominees releasing their tax returns dates back to 1976, at least. But Bailey told the Sun-Times, “Right now, I see absolutely no reason in doing that.”
Battle of the billionaires tilts the incumbent governor’s way as Pritzker says the grudge was started by Ken Griffin — not himself.
In a video posted to Twitter a few hours before the polls closed, Salvi told her supporters she was “the only Republican who can defeat Tammy Duckworth in the fall.”
A heated primary that forced Illinois’ top Democrats to pick sides ended with Giannoulias winning handily — his first since mostly bowing out of the public eye after a failed U.S. Senate bid in 2010.
Brady, a 21-year General Assembly veteran and deputy minority leader, has promised to modernize the secretary of state’s office.
The son of Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. beat 16 other Democrats, while longtime Congressman Davis defeated a progressive rival.
A jubilant crowd greeted Ramirez, 39, chanting her name as she entered her election party Tuesday.
Griffin, who was the state’s richest man, reaped a weak return on his millions. But packaging magnate Dick Uihlein’s support for gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey paid off.
Bailey, a state senator endorsed by former President Donald Trump, defeated five other candidates in a high-profile race that included Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin spending millions.
Voters, seasoned and first-timers, are heading to polling places and filling out their ballots across Illinois.