Republicans, Democrats campaign in Illinois ahead of March 15 primaries
CHICAGO – Republican and Democratic presidential candidates alike will be stumping in Illinois in the days ahead, hoping to earn the 20 electoral votes the state has to offer.
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is planning to hold a rally Friday at a high school in the Chicago suburb of Summit.
His campaign says the senator plans to talk about his plan for tuition-free public universities.
His rival, Hillary Clinton, will appear at an event in the Chicago suburb of Vernon Hills Thursday.
Clinton plans to discuss plans to break down economic barriers that “favor those at the top.”
A number of Republicans are also busy courting votes in the Land of Lincoln.
Donald Trump plans to hold a rally at the University of Illinois-Chicago’s Pavilion Friday.
Governor John Kasich held a Town Hall at Lisle’s Navistar Atrium Wednesday. Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s wife, Heidi, addressed a City Club of Chicago breakfast on Wednesday. Cruz is also scheduled to visit Northwest Suburban Lincoln Day Dinner in Rolling Meadows Friday.
According to the latest polls, Trump and Clinton lead the latest Illinois polls.
Illinois’ primary election is March 15. Stay tuned to WAND News for complete coverage.