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With the state House and Senate firmly under Democratic control and a second term as governor locked up, is Gov. J.B. Pritzker aiming higher?"There's no plan to do anything other than be governor for the next four years," the Chicago Democrat said Wednesday.
Newly reelected Gov. J.B. Pritzker says his victory indicates that Illinois voters want the state to be a “beacon of hope and opportunity.” The Democrat focused on the job as governor in public remarks Wednesday after beating challenger Darren Bailey, a Republican state senator.
After four years that included maneuvering through the COVID-19 pandemic, the legalization of cannabis and a statewide expansion of gambling, Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker won reelection on Tuesday, according to The Associated Press.
Several McHenry County, state and federal races are on the ballot in this year's midterm, including the governor's race and an amendment to the Illinois Constitution.
The race for Illinois governor won’t be the only one on Tuesday’s ballot. With the redrawing of the state’s political maps, the make-up of the entire McHenry County Board and both the U.S. and Illinois houses of representatives will be determined, along several other races.
The candidates for Illinois governor used an hourlong debate to find different ways to call each other “liar” with Election Day fewer than five weeks away.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker advocated for a statewide ban on what have been called assault weapons as well as high-capacity magazines at an event Tuesday in Aurora.
Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker's campaign said Friday he plans to participate in a forum hosted by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors after originally announcing he intended to pull out due to controversy surrounding one of the newspapers involved.
Illinois gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey and his running mate Stephanie Trussell joined other down-ticket Republican candidates for campaign stop in Crystal Lake, talk SAFE-T Act, Chicago crime, and the effects of the COVID-19 shutdown.
Republican candidate for governor Darren Bailey campaigns Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, at Around the Clock Restaurant, 5011 Northwest Highway in Crystal Lake, during a nine-city bus tour, with his running mate, lieutenant governor candidate Stephanie Trussell.
Darren Bailey, Republican candidate for governor, will make a campaign appearance in Rock Falls.
Gov. JB Pritzker and Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton make campaign stop Sunday morning in Rock Falls.
Rep. Steve Reick took issues with comments Republican Darren Bailey made on Facebook years ago comparing abortion to the holocaust
Illinois GOP gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey has apologized for his comments he made just hours after the deadly July 4 parade shooting in Highland Park, according to a published report.