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Madigan Wins Re-Election As Attorney General

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has won re-election to a third term.

Madigan handily defeated Republican newcomer Steve Kim, Green Party candidate David Black and Libertarian Bill Malan.

The 44-year-old Madigan became the state’s first female attorney general in 2003.

She has been mentioned as a possible candidate for governor, senator and mayor of Chicago.

She won the 2006 election with more than 70 percent of the vote.

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