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Primary Voters Head to Polls Tuesday

By Travis Volz

Primary voters will pick their candidates for the general election this fall in Tuesday’s primary election in Washington County.

Federal, state and local candidates will be on the ballot, with Republican voters choosing who will face Governor J.B. Pritzker and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth in November.

Republican Ballot

Governor J.B. Pritzker and Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton will face both a primary challenge Tuesday from Beverly Miles and Karla Shaw, while six Republican candidates are vying to earn the GOP nomination.

Darren Bailey and Stephanie Trussell are among those running for the chance to run the state. Other candidates and their running mates are Paul Schimpf (Carolyn Schofield), Richard C. Irvin (Avery Bourne), Gary Rabine (Aaron Del Mar), Max Solomon (Latasha H. Fields), and Jesse Sullivan (Kathleen Murphy).

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