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Jeanne Ives

  1. Bernie-Endorsed Pol May Have Lost Because of Bernie’s Preferred Primary SystemThere’s some evidence Illinois’s open-primary system saved centrist Democrat Dan Lipinski from defeat by progressive Marie Newman.
  2. Incumbents and Big Spenders Win Illinois Primary – But Only by a HairSome near-upsets occurred, but Governor Bruce Rauner and Representative Dan Lipinski managed to hold off their challengers.
  3. In Illinois Primaries, Abortion Is the Big IssueA pro-life Democratic congressman and a pro-choice Republican governor are both seeing strong challenges from their own parties.
  4. The Attempted Purge of a Rare Pro-Choice Republican in IllinoisIllinois liberals are trying to “purge” RTL Democrat Dan Lipinski, but conservatives are also trying to purge pro-choice Gov. Bruce Rauner.
  5. The Wild Illinois Governor’s Race Shows Why the Midterms Remain UnpredictablePrimary challenges, like those on both sides of the Illinois contest, make it hard to handicap the 2018 gubernatorial landscape.