Former President Bill Clinton to campaign in Peoria for Hillary Clinton

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PEORIA - Former President Bill Clinton will be campaigning tonight for Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton's campaign says the former president is there to promote a get out the vote event ahead of the Illinois state primary election, which takes place Tuesday, March 15.

He will also talk about the candidate's plan to raise wages and break down barriers.

The event will be at the International Union of Operating Engineers.

 Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is also planning a campaign stop in the Chicago suburb of Summit on Friday night. Hillary Clinton currently leads Bernie Sanders in the latest Illinois polls.  Clinton leads Sanders in the delegate count, 1223-574.

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