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Daywatch: Darren Bailey wins primary in a stunning rebuke to the Illinois GOP establishment

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 ...
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Darren Bailey wins GOP nomination for governor in Illinois primary

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...
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Governor’s race heats up, J.B. Pritzker and Darren Bailey exchange barbs

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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Darren Bailey Takes GOP Nod for Governor’s Race

(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.
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JB Pritzker and Darren Bailey to face off in race for governor of Illinois

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...
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