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Old Posted Jan 8, 2017, 6:20 PM
IrishIllini IrishIllini is offline
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Originally Posted by bnk View Post
If it is by metro area than Chicagoland for sure.

2/3'rds of the people in the Chicagoland area live outside the city borders.

Illinois has a GOP governor. The two other states no way.

For Illinois to get a Republican governor the normal purple collar counties, and suburban Cook Co. have to vote more Red to overcome the City. That's where most of the votes are in the state, in the Burbs.

But as we see in a general federal election Illinois while blue it is not nearly the dark deep blue wall that is California and New York State.
This is between cities, not states.

Rauner won because Democrats have literally bankrupted the state. Trump had WAY more support in NYC than Chicago.
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