The top two candidates for Illinois governor spent their primary election nights differently. Democrat J.B. Pritzker cruised to a win over a crowded field of other candidates.
But Republican Bruce Rauner spent the night nursing a four percentage point lead over conservative challenger Jeanne Ives. Rauner says he's heard the message that Republican voters sent in the close race. Rauner and Pritzker will face off in November.
>>Voter Turnout Likely Just One In Three
Most Illinois voters who could cast a ballot, didn't cast a ballot. Election officials across the state say it looks like voter turnout for yesterday's primary will end-up being right around 30 percent. That's about the same turnout as four years ago. It looks like more Democratic voters turned out than Republicans. Over one million people voted in the Democratic race for governor, while just over 670 thousand cast a ballot in the Republican race.
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