ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A primary election will be held in Illinois on Tuesday March, 18th. The winners of these races will be running in the general election in November.
Many Illinois legislators face stiff challenges in primary races from their own party and special interest groups. Risky votes to cut state worker retirement benefits or legalizing gay marriage have put many seats in jeopardy. Elsewhere, coveted seats have opened up as incumbents seek higher office.
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