Rauner Grants Pardons in Relatively Few Cases: Just Three Percent | WBEZ
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Rauner Grants Pardons in Relatively Few Cases: Just Three Percent

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has granted clemency in a much smaller fraction of cases than his predecessor, Pat Quinn. Rauner announced this week that he had cleared a backlog of requests. But where Quinn granted clemency in more than a third of cases, Rauner said yes in only about three percent.

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