The 21st Show

Primary races and Illinois Census undercount

State Capitol in Springfield

State Capitol in Springfield Illinois Public Media

Illinois' primary election is coming up fast and there are a couple of races in contention. At the federal level, US Senator Tammy Duckworth is up for re-election, as well as every seat in US House. Plus there’s the entire Illinois General Assembly, and judges at all levels including two seats on the Illinois Supreme Court.

Two reporters join The 21st to talk more about the race, and about how Illinois actually gained population in the last decade according to new US census data.


Dan Petrella, state government reporter for the Chicago Tribune

Amanda Vinicky, correspondent, Chicago Tonight, WTTW News

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