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Gloves Off in Race for IL Supreme Court

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Campaign photos of Gordon Maag (l) and Lloyd Karmeier (r)

By Bill Wheelhouse, IL Public Radio

Springfield, Ill. –

A state Supreme Court election has become one of the hottest and most negative races in Illinois this year.

Interest groups have funneled millions of dollars into the campaign, which covers more than a third of Illinois' counties, including those in the Metro-East.

But those who watch judicial elecitons say it's bad for the system.

Illinois Public Radio's Bill Wheelhouse prepared this report.

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