Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin, who for a time was the frontrunner in the Republican gubernatorial primary, said that he is proud of the campaign he ran after he was soundly defeated by State Sen. Darren Bailey on Tuesday night. Irvin, who criticized Gov. J.B. Pritzker for the crime reform bill...
Good morning, Chicago. In a stunning rebuke to the state’s GOP establishment, conservative Downstate lawmaker Darren Bailey easily won the Republican nomination for governor Tuesday following a late endorsement by former President Donald Trump and millions of dollars in backing from his fall opponent, Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who views Bailey as an easy challenge. Former Illinois ...
ABC News projects downstate State Senator Darren Bailey has won the Republican nomination for Illinois governor.
'Start packing, friend, because on Nov. 8, you’re fired': Illinois GOP Governor Nominee Darren Bailey ready to challenge incumbent J.B. Pritzker
Darren Bailey, the MAGA-loving, Bible quoting grain farmer and state senator from downstate Illinois will face Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in the November election.
CHICAGO (CBS) -- Illinois State Sen. Darren Bailey cruised to victory in the race for the Republican nomination for governor on Tuesday, handily defeating Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin and four other candidates. Irvin had once been the frontrunner thanks to a $50 million infusion of campaign cash from billionaire Ken Griffin.With 23.5% of the vote counted, CBS News is projecting Bailey as the winner, leading Irvin 49.5% to 17.8%, with venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan in third, at 17.8%, just a few dozen votes behind Irvin.ILLINOIS PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTSAn ebullient Bailey thanked his supporters Thursday night at a victory rally in...
As expected, Gov. JB Pritzker easily won the Democratic nomination in his bid for re-election. Sen. Darren won the GOP Primary. We'll have results from more state and federal races through the night.FULL RESULTS
EFFINGHAM, Ill. - Darren Bailey grew up on a farm in the tiny community of Louisville, about 30 miles south of Effingham. He said he never had any ambition to get in politics, but now he’s the Republican candidate for governor of Illinois. "Tonight our movement sent a clear...
‘Illinois finally has someone who is going to stand up and get to work.’ -Gubernatorial candidate Senator Darren Bailey
Senator Darren Bailey will face off with Governor JB Pritzker this November. Steve Cochran talks with Sen. Bailey about how he plans to unify Chicago and the rest of the state and lay out a plan for how to deal with issues in Chicago on WLS AM 890.
Illinois Republicans have chosen conservative state Sen. Darren Bailey to take on Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker for governor this fall. Bailey defeated five other Republicans on Tuesday to win the nomination.
ABC News projects downstate Sen. Darren Bailey has won the Republican nomination for Illinois governor.
CHICAGO — With the general election now underway, Governor J.B. Pritzker and State Senator Darren Bailey are sharpening their attacks. “The Illinois Republican Party has nominated a right wing extremist in Darren Bailey, someone endorsed by Donald Trump,” said Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton. Pritzker’s team said Bailey—a downstate farmer—is far too conservative for Illinois. Bailey […]
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(ABOVE) Senator Darren Bailey during a campaign stop in Westville. State Senator Darren Bailey has won the Gubernatorial Republican Primary, and will face incumbent J.B. Pritzker in the November General Election. During his stop at the Vermilion Regional Airport on Monday, Bailey stated that there are Democratic members of the General Assembly that have real desires to stand up to the governor.
The Associated Press projects that Darren Bailey has won the Republican gubernatorial primary in Illinois and will face off in November’s general election with Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker. Bailey was one of a half dozen candidates in the GOP primary that also included Richard Irvin, the mayor of Aurora,...
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker used his considerable financial resources to help set up a November showdown with State Sen. Darren Bailey, but as the state waits to find out whether that was the right call, the governor is ramping his fall campaign into high gear. Pritzker, who easily cruised to...
Bailey is the projected Republican nominee for Illinois governor. He will run against incumbent J.B. Pritzker.
Governor Pritzker gave a powerful and emotional victory speech after easily winning the Democratic primary, and he quickly took aim at his Republican opponent Darren Bailey.
The candidates have been chosen in the race for Illinois' next governor. Incumbent Governor JB Pritzker will face off against Darren Bailey in the race for governor in November's general elections. Pritzker was declared the winner of the Democratic nomination within 30 minutes of the polls for Tuesday's primary elections...