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J.B. Pritzker

Rauner (Barely) Wins Primary, Will Face Pritzker

Mar 21, 2018

Illinois primary voters have spoken. This year’s race for governor will be a battle between two of the wealthiest men in the state.

But this outcome almost didn’t come to pass.

Democrat J.B. Pritzker won easily, but incumbent Republican Governor Bruce Rauner barely escaped a humiliating defeat.