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Napoleon Harris
PI Original
by Aricka Flowers
12:13pm
Tue Feb 26

All Eyes On Illinois As Voters Head To The Polls (LIVE BLOG)

It's Election Day and Illinois voters are braving tough weather to get to the polls to cast their ballots. Today's election is garnering national attention as voters in the 2nd congressional district work towards electing a replacement for the disgraced former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. 

PI Original
by Matthew Blake
7:36pm
Fri Dec 14, 2012

Making Sense Of 2nd Congressional District Special Election A Daunting Task For Voters

The special election to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress is already chaotic, with seven declared Democratic candidates, an erstwhile favorite bringing a gun into an airport and talk that Jackson’s brother will throw his hat in the ring. Progress Illinois takes a look at the race thus far.