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GOP State Representative Jeanne Ives says her grass roots campaign for Governor is continuing to gain ground while Governor Bruce Rauner and Democratic candidate J.B. Pritzker continue to spend millions. Ives, who describes herself as a conservative reform candidate, won the Chicago GOP Central Committee straw poll 17 to 3 over Rauner.
Ives believes its a mistake for Rauner to think ahead to November.
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While Chicago is a known Democrat stronghold, Ives believes a message may be sent to the rest of the state, claiming the status quo has led to people being less safe and less wealthy.