CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama has rallied voters in Chicago to support governor candidate J.B. Pritzker and other Democrats.
Obama’s Sunday event at the University of Illinois at Chicago came as Gov. Bruce Rauner and other Republicans campaigned across Illinois before Tuesday’s election.READ MORE: Indianapolis FedEx Shooting: Here's What We Know So Far
Obama urged the crowd to support a Democratic ticket that includes attorney general candidate and state Sen. Kwame Raoul and congressional candidates Lauren Underwood and Sean Casten.
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Raoul faces Republican Erika Harold. Casten is challenging GOP Rep. Peter Roskam while Underwood is up against Rep. Randy Hultgren. Their races are among four Illinois congressional seats Democrats are targeting as the party tries to win control of the House.
Rauner made stops at cafes from Decatur to St. Charles and was holding an evening rally in Orland Park.MORE NEWS: Another Delay For Bid To Create Database For CPD Misconduct Files As Aldermen Question Cost, Frustrating City's Top Watchdog
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