CHICAGO (CBS)– This weekend marks an urgent final push to get last-minute voters to head to the polls for early voting.
The Clerk’s office says it has seen a record turnout for early voting in suburban Cook County. So far, more than a 190,000 people have cast their ballots in person. This number does not include mail ballots.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Coolest Day Of The Week On Wednesday
Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner and the Lieuntenant Governor spent the past week on a state-wide bus tour. In an attempt to reach voters, Rauner also launched a new campaign ad.READ MORE: Waukegan School Board Votes To Rename Thomas Jefferson Middle School For John Lewis, After Suggestion Of Barack Obama Draws Objections
New poll numbers show Democrat JB Pritzker is leading by double digits. Former President Obama will campaign with Pritzkerat UIC Sunday along with Lauren Underwood.
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A rally and march to the midterms will take place Saturday at Federal Plaza at 11 a.m.